Silver Sculptor Blog

Silver Sculptor Blog

Inspiration Behind The Thames Collection

Inspiration Behind The Thames Collection

In May 2021 I went back to London to visit family. I hadn’t seen them since January 2020 (luckily I had just visited before everything shut down) I...
Inspiration Behind The Layer Collection

Inspiration Behind The Layer Collection

The Layer Collection is inspired by Cook Fox’s 512W22 building in Chelsea. This modern building lines the High Line, one of my favorite places to w...
The Young and The Restless Wedding Bands

The Young and The Restless Wedding Bands

The marriage between Tessa and Mariah on The Young and The Restless is making history on the long running soap opera. They are the first gay relati...
The Young and the Restless Engagement Ring

The Young and the Restless Engagement Ring

I was super excited to be asked by the costume department at The Young and the Restless to create an engagement ring for Mariah and Tessa engagemen...
Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Creole Earrings, Term 2, Week 10

Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Creole Earrings, Term 2, Week 10

One of my more favorite makes for this term, just because they’re fairly simple to make and fun! I didn’t have too much difficulty with these and t...
Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Box Clasp, Term 2, Week 9

Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Box Clasp, Term 2, Week 9

This was a great project to work on. Still took a few hours, but I enjoyed it and it came with a satisfying click at the end! A box clasp is mainly...
Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Marquise 5-Stone Ring, Term 2, Weeks 6-8

Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Marquise 5-Stone Ring, Term 2, Weeks 6-8

It got to the point where I thought I’d never finish it in time. The pieces were due in on April 4th, but I was leaving for London on March 19th, s...
Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Sister Clasp, Term 2

Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Sister Clasp, Term 2

Not technically part of the course, I had to create a clasp for marking as part of the tennis bracelet project. Since I was doing a necklace, I dec...
Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Tennis Bracelet, Term 2, Weeks 3-5

Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Tennis Bracelet, Term 2, Weeks 3-5

The next project for the diploma is the tennis bracelet. So named because during a US Open tennis match, Chris Evert’s diamond bracelet, broke and ...
Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Advanced Stone Setting in Wax, Term 2, Weeks 1 & 2

Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Advanced Stone Setting in Wax, Term 2, Weeks 1 & 2

The start of term 2 was relatively easy for me, but it took me a while to get started. A combination of January blues / burnout from the busiest tw...
Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Rendering and Gemstone Quiz, Term 1, Weeks 7-8 & 10

Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Rendering and Gemstone Quiz, Term 1, Weeks 7-8 & 10

I haven’t painted anything (apart from a few abstract paintings - which were really just brush strokes on a canvas!) since school. So, I was lookin...
Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Findings, Term 1, Week 9

Diploma in Fine Jewellery - Findings, Term 1, Week 9

Since I make a lot of cufflinks, I was looking forward to this week. There were three pieces to make: cufflinks, pearl earrings and a toggle clasp....