While I was in London for the weekend for the hallmarking seminar at The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office and also my visit to see The Cheapside Hoard at The Museum of London, I was fortunate enough to have met some great people, other independent and hobbyist jewellery designers like myself. What more, I came away with a friend in Anne Tweed of . Continue reading “Introducing: Anne Tweed from White Oak Jewellery”
Just back from my weekend in London and while I wouldn’t give up living in Edinburgh for the world, I’m glad that London is close enough (ish) for a quick trip down south for that little bit of extra oomph when it comes to Chinese tea time (yum cha) and bubble tea when I need it. With it being such a big city as well, you also get excellent exhibitions like the Cheapside Hoard exhibition at the Museum of London which I posted about.
Entrace to The Cheapside Hoard: London’s Lost Jewels exhibition Continue reading “My jewellery-filled weekend in London”
Will be away for a long weekend to attend the hallmarking seminar at The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office which I’m really excited about! Having watched the documentary on the Cheapside Hoard that was shown on BBC4, I’m more excited than ever at improving my understanding of how hallmarks help date a piece and provide historical details and give life to the exquisite piece of jewellery. Continue reading “Get jewellery patterns on Craftsy!”