Silver Sculptor Blog

London's Jewelry District

London's Jewelry District

If you’ve read my about page, then you will know that I’m originally from London and I try and visit at least twice a year. I have recently come ba...

Making handprint jewelry

Making handprint jewelry

With Father's Day right around the corner, I thought I'd share with you the process I use when making handprint jewelry which can be found over on ...

Inspiration from Jamaica

Inspiration from Jamaica

A few weeks ago I went on a trip to Jamaica to celebrate a 40th birthday. It was idyllic there, we had a private beach that we could go kayaking an...

What is a druzy?

What is a druzy?

Druzys are all the rage right now. You may have heard the name, but do you know what it is? Well, first of all they're pretty, very pretty! If you...

Bereavement Jewelry

Bereavement Jewelry

Over on my sister website: www.handprintjewelry.com I make jewelry keepsakes using the hand and footprints of children.   Every now and then I will...

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...