Gemstone Dewdrops

Inspired by misty morning forest walks where dew droplets cling to the trees. Natural gemstone beads make the perfect dew drop. I use a variety of watery beads in my designs, in particular I am fond of; labradorite, prehnite, rainbow … Read More

Summer Foxgloves

British foxgloves are the most beautiful wild flower there is. They come into flower late May and are in full bloom in June. Both a poison and a herbal medicine, the foxglove extract is used to help heart problem. If … Read More

Wildlife Suncatcher WIPs

My favourite British species of wildlife One of the largest most intricate pieces I have made to date is this wildlife suncatcher.  Hand-made using only copper wire wrapping, adorned with semi-precious gemstones and Czech glass beads.  A labour of love … Read More

Sakura Blossom Season

My Love of Nature’s Confetti There is nothing better than the start of cherry blossom season, for me personally it is my favourite time of year. As the clocks go forward and the evenings become lighter, buds start to form … Read More