View designer Nicola’s collection of work in progress photographs,
behind the scenes in her craft studio, and a sneak peak at the design process of her copper wire-work crafts.
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Celebrating this majestic British bird, with a copper wire work frame adorned with semi-precious gem stone beads.
Celebrating spring time bloom, I am in the process of making a bluebell hanging mobile, which will feature a variety of bluebell wild flowers in a cascading design.
Capturing the essence of the deep blue sea with striking copper wire work waves adorned with gemstones and glass.
Work in progress photographs of this pretty hanging decoration, wrapped with gemstones and glass.
Take a sneak peak at my working in progress photographs of this framed butterfly window decoration.
View over a handful of behind the scenes project photographs during the construction of this pretty blue/green suncatcher design.
Sharing with you my work in progress photographs of making this earthy forest themed suncatcher with a variety of semi-precious gemstones, glass and sea glass beads.
One of my popular makes is this ocean inspired bookmark, hand stamped with wonky whimsical text and a weathered rustic feel.
Follow the work in progress photographs of this beautiful hanging decoration with a pretty butterfly and gnarled tree.
This beach and ocean inspired design features copper sheet work, leather and lots of watery gemstones.
Have a sneak peak at the process to make my pretty copper wire flower stamen necklace.
View a time lapse video of my large hanging love heart decoration as it is constructed from the raw copper to the finished piece.
An easy to make bracelet design with three stages of wire wrapping, view over my behind the scenes photographs in my craft studio.
Work in progress photographs of making this rustic and minimal raw copper wrap bangle design.
The creation of my latest artisan mobile, made with copper wire work, glass and agate beads, topped with raw timber.
Copper wire work love heart decoration, the four part construction process.
My latest copper wire work in progress project. This fellow is a willow dragonfly suncatcher, with copper, labradorite, fluorite, quartz, peridot and glass beads.
With an abstract geometric design inspired by the pitter patter of falling rain drops rolling down tree branches in the forest.
The creative process for the British blackbird captured in copper wire, from sketches, construction, to wings and tail, with a final patina polish and set with wax. Making British garden birds come to life as a delicate ornament in the home.
Bespoke commission peacock feather inspired patina copper, quartz, fluorite and aventurine design. Take a look into designer Nicola’s work in progress photographs, showing the complete design process of this beautiful nature inspired hanging ornament.
A polished patina copper wire free form hummingbird design. Inspired by the delicate contours of the little British hummingbird in flight. View over the stages of design and construction from sketches, wire wrapping, patina polish and setting with wax. An intricate copper design with a symmetrical wire-wrapped cage technique. This one is designer Nicola’s favourite!
A patina copper wire, agate and eucalyptus wood pendant design. Inspired by ancient folk-lore and the natural world. View over our process photographs sharing with you each step to completion.
Polished patina copper wire free-form penguin ornament. Following the plump contours of the penguin. View over the stages of construction from sketches to the patina polish.
View over the stages of design from sketches to the patina polish, in the making of the koi carp ornament. An intricate design that uses 2D and 3D elements making up the delicate curves of the butterfly koi carp.
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