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Christmas Gift Ideas 2016

By Jo Varney Yes, it’s that time of year again. Christmas has well and truly begun now that December is here and I’m sure I’m not alone in a creeping sense of slight panic which is beginning to wash over me. With so much choice at our fingertips, finding great gifts can sometimes be a bit of a daunting task. … Continue Reading

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Review: The Art of Metal Clay

By Jo Varney The Art of Metal Clay was first published in 2003 and has become one of the best selling guides to working with metal clay. As working techniques with this relatively new material have evolved since … Continue Reading

Jewellery Tips

Top 5: Metal Forming Tools

One of the most fundamental processes in jewellery making is metal forming, which is the manipulation of metal in its raw state to change it into a different shape using a variety of tools. In the long run, a number … Continue Reading

Top 5: Jewellery Soldering Tools

Soldering, the process of permanently joining two metal components together, is a popular jewellery making technique used by jewellers of all skill levels. It is achieved via the application of heat, normally with a … Continue Reading

The Great British Craft Fair

The advantages of online selling are numerous, which is why it is one of the fastest growing retail sectors of the moment. However, the great tradition that is the British craft fair still remains a very viable way … Continue Reading