I’ve been feeling the need for things to be a little simpler lately. Don’t get me wrong, I adore my new Beachcomber pieces but I also like wearing neat, simple everyday jewellery that can handle a tough week in the workshop and doesn’t need to be taken off when you get in the shower, still half asleep, in the morning.
And, for that matter, it’s nice to have jewellery that you can sleep in.
So a couple of months ago I made myself these:
and I haven’t really taken them out since. Sure, I’ve changed them for more special or dressy occasions but they’ve always gone right back in again after.
They’re silver and lightly reticulated, meaning that they’ve been heated to the point where the silver just begins to turn liquid – then cooled off to preserve the wonderful, slightly rough texture that that leaves behind:
It burnishes up to a lovely, warm glow that looks soft and natural.
I’ve put a small range together:
Simple pendants in silver (with a red gold accent):
Stacks of bangles, also silver with a red gold accent:
and rings (silver and red gold):
You can find the whole range right here