Tuesday 2 February 2010

Look what they made!

I thought it was about time that I showed you what some of my private tuition students have made this month. I've had three people come and see me for tuiton this month, and my tuition is becoming more and more popular. If you're interested in booking then you may like to know that the next dates I have available are in the middle of March, and April is looking fairly busy too. And there are only 3 reduced price/introductory offer places left for Keum Boo tuition - see here for details.

Anyway, the photos!

Starting at top left, photos 1 and 2 were made by Carolyn during her Keum Boo tuition. She's visited me for a couple of workshops before, and so already had some experience of soldering and working with silver. The teardrop shaped pendant was a present for a friend, and it's the logo for the UK Association for Milk Banking, of which Carolyn is the vice chair.
Photo 3 is the bangle that Paula made in her half day tuition - she hadn't made any jewellery before and was rightly pleased with what she'd made!
Photo 4 is one of the pieces that Lucy made during her day. Lucy already makes and sells her own jewellery and wanted to add silversmithing techniques to her repertoire. We managed to cover a lot, starting with a bangle, making chains, head pins, clasps and, obviously, this gorgeous leaf pendant. I love the natural 'twist' she put into the shape.

By the way, I'm really pleased with myself for putting together that photo collage as it's taken me ages to find out how to do it!


  1. These are fab! I have passed you link onto a friend of mine who may want some tuition xxxx

  2. Their work is beautiful, which is a testament to your teaching skills!

  3. wow what great work, you are a great teacher, i had a fab time away last year when i was down,x

  4. Thank you everyone for your kind comments!
    Eve, it was great to meet you when you flew down, and lovely to see your projects in Beads and Beyond too!


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