WHAT’S YOUR DESIGN STYLE Ornately Decorative Your jewellery style is Ornately Decorative and curls and swirls should dominate your design choices. Read on to discover how to use your jewellery style to make design decisions and tell your own creative story. Its...
Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 9

Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 9

Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 9 Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 9 In Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 9 you can see we are deciding on a yellow or a green sapphire as the final stone. Which...
Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 7

Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 7

Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 7 Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 7 In Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 7 you can see ALL the lovely coloured sapphires we are playing around with. A colourful...
Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 6

Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 6

Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 6 Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 6 In Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 6 I am experimenting with metal colour, stone position and what shape or colour of...
Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 3

Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 3

Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 3 Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 3 In Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 3 you can see ALL the lovely coloured sapphires we are playing around with. Rainbow...
Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 2

Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 2

Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 2 Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 2 In Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 2 you can see four of my design ideas for her ring. I’m playing around with ring...
Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 1

Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 1

Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 1 Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 1 In this image we are Designing Nuala’s Gold And Sapphire Curl Ring: Idea 1. Nuala had a really lovely sapphire from an old sentimental ring...
Cobalt Blue No_0047 | Beach Photo

Cobalt Blue No_0047 | Beach Photo

Cobalt Blue No_0047 | Beach Photo Cobalt Blue No_0047 | Beach Photo This Cobalt Blue No_0047 | Beach Photo is why I take photos of the sea. Blue skies and that rich colour of cobalt blue! Now what stones could I use to mimic these colours? – sapphires, spinels,...
Rusty Blue Hydrangea Photo No_4129

Rusty Blue Hydrangea Photo No_4129

Rusty Blue Hydrangea Photo No_4129 Rusty Blue Hydrangea Photo No_4129 This Rusty Blue Hydrangea Photo No_4129 was taken in my garden during the winter months! We have a number of bushes that seem to have some sort flower heads on them all year round. They big balls of...
Blue Ball Hydrangea Photo No_8982

Blue Ball Hydrangea Photo No_8982

Blue Ball Hydrangea Photo No_8982 Blue Ball Hydrangea Photo No_8982 This Blue Ball Hydrangea Photo No_8982 features a big powder blue ball of fabulousness! Hydrangeas are my favourite flowers – just incase you didn’t know that already lol! This photo,...
Curled Gate No_3977

Curled Gate No_3977

Curled Gate No_3977 Curled Gate No_3977 One of my long-term inspirations is wrought iron-work and specifically railings and gates – its the seaming rigidity and repetitiveness of these elements mixed in with a hint of organic forms. So I love this rusty old...
Yellow Rain No_9494

Yellow Rain No_9494

Yellow Rain No_9494 Yellow Rain No_9494 Experimental digital drawing. Pale pinky-lilac hues with a hint of yellow rain. Digital lines, dots and watercolour texture. #rain #yellow #pink...
Curled Wallpaper No_8873

Curled Wallpaper No_8873

Curled Wallpaper No_8873 Curled Wallpaper No_8873 Its easy to see why I loooove this curly wallpaper – floral, decorative, curled, curved, frills and its colour – plus the fact that its old is a bonus! I took this photo inside the 18th century mansion at...
Ice-Cream Ceiling No_8872

Ice-Cream Ceiling No_8872

Ice-Cream Ceiling No_8872 Ice-Cream Ceiling No_8872 Look at this amazing ceiling – it reminds me of sculpted ice-cream. I took this photo inside the 18th century mansion at Castle Ward in N. Ireland. This house was a place that fascinated me as a child. The...
CartWheel No_0324

CartWheel No_0324

CartWheel No_0324 CartWheel No_0324 I’m always attracted to industrial elements and geometric forms – especially anything thats in a frame – so this big old wheel I photographed at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum in N.Ireland is just perfect....
Charlotte’s Sea Shore Curl Ring In Progress

Charlotte’s Sea Shore Curl Ring In Progress

Charlotte’s Sea Shore Curl Ring In Progress Charlotte from @celtic_crafts_of_holy_island commissioned her own bespoke Sea Shore Curl Ring. I love when I see a ring almost finished – this is it being ‘set’ – all the stones are set into the...
Making Curl Rings

Making Curl Rings

Making Curl Rings Bits & Bobs! Curl rings in progress. Ring parts, settings and gemstones. Diamonds, white sapphire, apatite, aquamarine and blue topaz. What’s going where? #aqua #diamonds #ilovegold #whatsonthebench...
Making Charlotte’s Sea Shore Curl Ring

Making Charlotte’s Sea Shore Curl Ring

Making Charlotte’s Sea Shore Curl Ring A very special Sea Shore Aqua Curl Ring made for Charlotte from @celtic_crafts_of_holy_island on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne! I love when I see a ring coming together. Each setting made individually to fit the chosen...
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