I am a self taught metalsmith. I handcraft decorative copper things including jewellery & sculptures.
Making Copper Leaves - In Pictures
sculptures

Making Copper Leaves – In Pictures

I often get asked how I make my copper leaf sculptures. This is not a step by step guide to making copper leaves but I thought I would share a few photos of some of the steps involved in crafting my very popular copper leaf sculptures. The leaves are always so much in demand. Recently […]

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New Tutti Frutti Earrings under construction
jewellery

New Tutti Frutti Earrings

The enamelling kiln had not been fired for over 2 months thanks to an iritis flare up. Finally had a little play to make colourful new Tutti Frutti earrings, enamelled pendants and charms. 😊 Several Enamelled Copper Circle Earrings have now been added to my online shop. Do have a look 😀 I have also […]

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New Hammer Stand on the workbench
news

New Hammer Stand

For our 20th wedding anniversary Mr A (Palletwoodstuff) made a me hammer stand. One can never have too many hammers and each hammer is precious to me. This really is a very nice and appreciated gift ❤ One of my Facebook followers asked “What are all the dapping like depressions on the bottom for?” The […]

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Making Rustic Copper Earrings
jewellery

Making Rustic Copper Earrings

Rustic Copper Earrings Made to Order I was recently contacted by a lady who received one of my pendants as a gift. She wanted rustic earrings to match her pendant. Can you make earrings to go with my pendant? Of course I can 🙂 I have sent pictures over and will update this post once […]

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on the bench

Thinking of Making another Copper Bowl

I have another sheet of upcycled copper cut to size for a bowl. I am thinking of making another copper bowl. This one will be different from the one I made a few weeks back. Not yet decided how it will be different but it will be 🙂 I will post about the progress on […]

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bowls, dishes, trays

Reclaimed Copper Bowl

Some pictures of the steps in making this beautiful vintage look hammered reclaimed copper bowl from a piece of 1mm thick sheet copper. This is a little different to my usual unplanned pieces which just evolve as I hammer… I took measurements, I followed instructions from a tutorial (OK some instructions) and actually worked to […]

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