Monday, 17 October 2011
Tuesday, 11 October 2011
I think they look stunning, but I suppose I would say that. Take a look at my shop where there are more pictures of these and see what you think yourself.
Thursday, 22 September 2011
The bracelet is silver plated copper and can be adjusted for different wrist sizes and the eyes are dichroic glass. This looks a stunning piece of jewellery and would look great on any ones wrist.
Because this is on silver plate then the price is only £15 plus £2 P&P. If you want to own this unique jewellery then e-mail me on firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment can be by Paypal, Cheque or postal order.
Monday, 18 July 2011
I recently had a amazing idea of seeing my dichroic glass designs on silver bracelets. So off I went and purchased some bracelet blanks and started experimenting. Once again, a few mistakes occurred before I was totally happy with the outcome.
As you can see from the pictures below. These look beautiful and would look great at any occasion.
The two pictures above are of the same bracelet and show just how beautiful the glass can look from different aspects.
This one is one of my favourites, the sparkling dichroic glass looks stunning on this wide type bracelet. I am so pleased with the look of these finished bracelets and am so looking forward to making more of them.
All these bracelets are adjustable and made from silver plated copper with my unique dichroic glass designs. They are £15 each plus £2 UK P&P or £4 worldwide P£P you can treat yourself or a loved one by contacting me on email@example.com and I will email you a few pictures for you to choose from.
Hope you have enjoyed reading about my latest sharp learning curve in jewellery making. Please pass on to all your friends and family. Take care :o)
Saturday, 9 July 2011
After many attemps and a lot of trial and error with matching shapes, colours and the overall feel. The finished pieces then had to be matched in pairs, this was a lot harder than first thought as with any hand made items any slight differences only adds to the appeal and uniqueness.
I am really pleased with the results and they are selling really well at £10 per pair.
If you are interested in any of my jewellery then please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any colour preferences I can e-mail a photograph of what I have in stock. Payment can be made by Paypal. All P&P to UK addresses is a flat rate of £2 per parcel and fpr worldwide it's £4.
Friday, 1 July 2011
As you can see (well almost) in this picture. They are actually an amazing fuchsia colour and really glitzy. I think with the dichroic glass that I mainly use go great with these new boxes and I am so chuffed to see them on show.
I do get requests for different things and colours and have managed to fulfill most requests, although some are harder than others. When I kiln fire the chosen glass, it quite often changes colour. One thing I do get asked for is the pendants to be hung on silver chain. So, I went away and looked into this idea. What a choice I found, chains of all types, sizes, designs and the cost of these are so expensive for quality I would have to more than double the price of the ten pound they sell for now. As I see it, these are already hung on a beautifully soft velvet type thick cord with nickel free clasps and the addition of a silver chain would only increase the price and would not make them anymore beautiful than they already are. Also, most people have a spare chain in their jewellery box at home and it's quite easy to swap the cord over.
Talking about showing off my designs I just recently took part in the national open farm event at Roots Farm, East Roundton, Northallerton . It was a great day with loads going on from helicopter rides to hog roasts. The sun shone and people kept coming, the craft market was bustling with people from all walks of life. I will definitely support the event again as all the entrance and stall fee's were donated to a charity for orphaned and sick children in Uganda.
Picture taken at Roots Open Farm Event
Well its getting a bit late now so that all for now folks. I will try and add more frequently for my readers, honestly!!!! Bye :o)
Wednesday, 6 April 2011
Monday, 7 March 2011
Well that was a bit of a washout for customers. My first sales event in York and although all the ingredients where there for a great day, the footfall was very low. There was some great stalls and the people were really nice. It was just the wrong venue an the wrong side of the river.
Never mind, these things to come try us and make us better for the future.
My next event is held again in York but this time it is a central location on the 9th and 10th of April at the Guild Hall. We should see alot more customers on that weekend.
Once I have downloaded some pictures for the weekend just gone I will post them here.
Ow and by the way. The new earrings designs were a great success, result.
Speak to you all soon
Tuesday, 1 March 2011
Hope you are all well and enjoying what Sun there is. When the Sun shines it really inspires creativity in all forms.
Just letting you know that I have a Fashion and Lifestyle Bazaar this Saturday 5th March at The Park Inn, North Street, York.
If any of my readers are around come in and take a look or if you cannot make it pass the information on as its going to be a great day with lots of fashion to choose from.
My wonderful girlfriend, best friend and muse has created a new business postcard to pass on to retail outlets. She is so talented :o) thank you Sue.
and ere it is......
Stunning don't you think?
Well I hope to see lots of people this Saturday and if you read my blog then please introduce yourself to me.
Hope we all have a great March :o)
Monday, 21 February 2011
Well I completed my 2 hour solo craft event and it went really well. Sold a few and chatted to some really nice people. There was only one man that was panic buying for his valentine. ooops but I sorted him out a beautiful long tear drop sparkly pendant.
One thing that did come out of the show was that quite a few people wanted earrings. So the challenge was on. To start off I have had a go at making stud earrings and drop earrings will follow when I get the findings.
Here are just a few pictures of me being creative making my first sets of stud earrings. Ow yes, I think I need more nimble fingers for doing these. hahahahaha
Close up of my rainbow effect earrings. Although I say it myself. There gorgeous!!!!!
My handmade gluing board. One small problem with this was if too much glue was applied then they stuck to the board. Ooooops there goes my sharp learning curve again.
And the creator in action, well trying to look the part anyway. lol
Once these are paired up and boxed I will be listing them on my website, Steve Smith Jewellery
and also with be putting some on my etsy shop: Steve Smith Art
I am now just building stock for the craft season, first one is on the 5th March at Park Inn Hotel, North Street, York. This is a fashion and lifestyle Bazaar so hopefully my jewellery will fit in perfectly.
So if any of my readers are interested in buying pendants at £10 each and stud earrings at £5 a pair (drop earrings to follow) then you can contact me directly through this blog or go through my website (Steve Smith Jewellery ) or etsy shop (Steve Smith Art).
Hope you enjoyed this update and I will keep you informed as and when things happen.
See you for now :o)
Friday, 11 February 2011
After much deliberation I am starting my new spring collection this weekend and will show them for the first time at a two hour solo craft table at work on Monday 14th Feb. I will be posting pictures as soon as I get the chance.
Lets hope they go down well.
Bye bye for now.
Wednesday, 9 February 2011
My website is up and running although still needs a bit of tweaking.
I have just panicked book a 2 hour craft table at work and after booking it thought, omg I ain't ready for it so I've had quite a few late nights and a few more is likely.
Having just got in some beautiful spring colour glass I will be kilning this weekend to my hearts content. Really must invest in a bigger kiln, that would make my life so much easier.
Well here's the quickly put together poster for my works event and if any work colleagues see this and are available. Pop down and have a look. Get that something special for your loved one or just treat yourself.
Hope to see lots of people there.