I am a self taught metalsmith. I handcraft decorative copper things including jewellery & sculptures.
One can never have too many hammers!
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Too Many Hammers

Don’t be silly! One can never have too many hammers! 😀 Before the Covid 19 Lockdown my husband Dave & I used to visit all kinds of weird and wonderful antique shops with our friends Eve & Steve. A pleasant afternoon mooching about places and then a meal. Once lockdown is over and restaurants re-open […]

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Making of Copper Cuff FANTASY 06 & 07

Sharing a few steps I go through when making my very popular Fantasy Cuffs which are part of my Waste Not Want Not series using salvaged copper pipe. If you would like to ask questions about any of the processes involved please do send me a message. FANTASY Copper Cuffs are available to buy online […]

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Copper Tube on the Bench

I have about 6 meters of copper tube to convert into tray handles for all the Shou sugi ban trays Palletwood stuff has made. I think I will start this project very soon… Meanwhile you can see some of the trays we have already made in my online shop. The new trays will be added […]

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Upcycling Adventures: New Copper Cuffs
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Upcycling Adventures: New Copper Cuffs

New Upcycled Copper Cuffs added to my online shop recently Upcycled some salvaged copper and made 2 new copper cuffs last last month. As always I had a lot of fun air-chasing and fold-forming and playing with my hammers and daps… Heaven! The copper came from an old copper tank. Once upon a time this […]

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Air-Chased One off Copper Sculpture ANGST
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One off Copper Sculpture ANGST

This is the first Air-Chased larger Copper Sculpture I have attempted. I have previously shared several pieces of Air-chased Copper jewellery – Pendants, Cuffs and Rings. I wanted to take my Air-chasing skills a step further from small items of jewellery and make a bold statement piece to bring out the natural beauty of hammered […]

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