Designer of the Month: Lydia Redovnikovic

Jewellery designer Lydia Redovnikovic favours a mixture of both a classic look and artistic expression when making her pieces, and likes to keep on top of current trends in the jewellery industry so they can be incorporated into her own designs. You can read more about her work in the following Designer of the Month interview. Let us know a bit about yourself, detailing your … [Read more...]

Professional Silversmith Tools Guide: Our Top Five


Our Top Five Professional Soldering Tools That Will Make Your Life Easier You may be new to soldering. You may have been soldering for years and formed your own techniques and tricks that make soldering jewellery simpler. But have you seen the latest in professional silversmith tools that could speed up your soldering process and make your jewellery production quicker? Take … [Read more...]

Review: Silversmithing for Jewellery Makers

by Jo Varney Silversmithing for Jewellery Makers by Elizabeth Bone is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of silversmithing, suitable for the jeweller rather than the metal smith (sounds self explanatory, but it needs to be clarified). Other similar texts tend to adopt a generalised approach for those creating decorative objects rather than pieces to wear, but not this book … [Read more...]

Designer of the Month: Kim Styles

It was while doing a one year 3D foundation course that my tutor suggested I might be good at jewellery. I had grown up in an engineering background and although I hadn’t considered jewellery before, I am very grateful for her insight, as she was right! I applied and was amazed to be accepted to do a degree in ‘Jewellery, Silversmithing and Allied Crafts’ at Sir John Cass in … [Read more...]