Silver Sculptor Blog

Using 3D Software to Create Jewelry

Using 3D Software to Create Jewelry

Last year I started to teach myself a 3D design program called Rhinoceros. I’ve not worked with any other 3D design software, so I can’t say how th...

Lost wax casting - finishing the pieces

Lost wax casting - finishing the pieces

Continuing my series on lost wax casting, this next post describes what happens after I get the piece back from the casters. Once you get the piec...

Lost wax casting - at the casters

Lost wax casting - at the casters

I'm lucky to live a short distance to Manhattan and the Diamond District, so there are a few casters to choose from. I use Taba Casting, they're fr...

Lost wax casting - creating the piece

Lost wax casting - creating the piece

I often get asked how I create my designs. There are various ways; creating straight from metal sheet or wire, 3D printing and carving wax and then...

Formations collection and inspiration

Formations collection and inspiration

My latest collection has launched!It's called Formations, after the rock formations in Iceland and Northern Ireland and  elsewhere in the world. Th...

Iceland Road Trip

Iceland Road Trip

As I mentioned in my first post, this blog isn't going to be solely about jewelry, but other things I'm interested in too. One of which being trave...

Goal Setting

Goal Setting

As I mentioned in my last blog post (which was also my first!), I've been away for 5 weeks visiting friends and family.January for me is always a t...

Welcome to Silver Sculptor

Welcome to Silver Sculptor

I'm sitting here on a train going to visit my friend in Maidstone, England. She's one of my best friends from high school and we've known each othe...