Tuesday 15 April 2008

I'm a happy girl today!

It's been a good day today! The sun is shining, and I've got a new outlet for my jewellery! I had an appointment with the woman who decides what the shop at the Southampton City Art Gallery will stock, and she liked my work. She's given me a rough list of what she'd like and they've got space available from the beginning of July. I know that seems like a while off, but it gives me time to get everything ready without neglecting other outlets and my website etc. Anyway, judging by the year so far the time will go very quickly!

I'm off to pick B up from his childminder's in a little while (we've swapped days as her little boy was ill last week and she's also got an appointment on Thursday, B's usual day with her), but there's just time to show you a couple of pictures. The first is the cuff that I made Mum at the silversmithing course - I can show you now as I've given it to Mum! The second is a set of 3 bangles that I finished last night. They're held together by bead 'charms' of freshwater pearl, blue fluorite and smokey quartz. I was trying it out last night and it's very tactile - I kept spinning the bangles around!


  1. Congratulations on getting the new outlet, Jo. I love the bangle you did for your Mum, great clean lines.

  2. Congratulations on the new outlet Jo! Love that set of 3 bangles - nice and simple but the kind of thing that would go with anything, just right for Summer.

    Kerrie x

  3. Congrats on getting into the art gallery shop, Jo! That's wonderful!

    Love that three-bangle set. Beautiful!

    Laura x

  4. Thank you all! I've started some more bangles cos I think I want to keep that first set for me!

  5. That's wonderful news!! And I'm not a bit surprised they want your jewellery - it's beautiful!


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