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  • Stone Setting

    Five Top Tips For When Your Gemstone Breaks

    Working with gemstones can be rewarding but tricky. When a gemstone breaks it can be one of the most frustrating things ever! Don’t worry, almost every jeweller has been there, and a broken gemstone doesn’t have to mean a wasted piece. Here are five top tips to make the most of a gemstone even if […]

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  • Enamelling

    What Are The Different Types Of Enamel?

    Types of Enamel Enamels are made up of tiny particles that are then applied to precious metals through a variety of different techniques. Over the years, many different types of enamel jewellery have been developed, including different types of enamel paint, as well as leadfree enamel types that are safe for both the environment and […]

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  • Enamelling

    Must-Have Enamelling Equipment and Tools

    Enamelling is a jewellery making technique used to add both colour and texture to precious metal pieces. For professional results, the right enamelling equipment is essential. From kilns and enamelling colours through to enamelling sifters and paintbrushes, we’ll guide you through the essential enamel tools and enamelling equipment you need to get started. Essential enamel […]

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  • Enamelling

    Basic Guide On How To Enamel

    Whether you’re new to enamelling or you’d just like to brush up on your knowledge, we can help. In our guide on how to enamel jewellery, we’ll talk you through the ins and outs of the enamelling process to help get you started. How to Enamel Metal Step 1: Preparing the metal for the enamelling […]

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  • Enamelling

    What is Enamelling?

    As an ancient jewellery making technique that has been adopted by modern jewellers, enamelling can result in colourful, unique designs. But what is enamelling? And what is enamel made of? The enamelling process involves fusing tiny glass particles with heat to form a solid layer of colour onto a variety of different metals, such as […]

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  • Enamelling

    What Are The Different Enamelling Techniques?

    All enamelling techniques involve the fusing of tiny glass particles with heat to form a solid layer of colour over a metal background. Enamel can be matte, shiny, opaque or translucent and comes in a wide selection of colours and finishes. There are a number of different jewellery enamelling techniques that can be used to […]

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  • Silversmithing

    Silver jewellery making – Everything you need to know

    Silver jewellery making is understandably a very popular form of jewellery making, as the possibilities are almost endless and it’s always in high demand. Here we’ve put together a guide on all things Silver jewellery making to help you along your journey. Definition Silver jewellery making (AKA Silversmithing) is the process of making jewellery out […]

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  • Clay

    Clay jewellery making – Everything you need to know

    Clay is a great material to make unique pieces out of, without extensive experience of forming and shaping Silver. Sometimes the clay is made up of a precious metal like Silver, and sometimes it’s made up of a non-precious material like FIMO clay which is available in various colours. Here we’ve put together a guide […]

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  • Enamelling

    Enamel jewellery making – Everything you need to know

    Enamelling is a very popular form of jewellery making. The vast range of colours and patterns available enable you to make something very pretty indeed. Here we’ve put together a guide on all things enamelling to help you along your jewellery making journey. Definition Enamelling is the process of applying a decorative coating to metal, […]

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  • Wire Wrapping

    Wire wrapped jewellery making – Everything you need to know

    Wire wrapped jewellery making goes back thousands of years, as far back as 1446 BC in fact, and is still very popular today. It enables you to create sculpted metal pieces without the need for soldering and lots of other tools. It’s common to see anything from gemstones, to cabochons to charms wire wrapped. Pure […]

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  • Resin

    Resin jewellery making – Everything you need to know

    Resin jewellery making is very versatile, enabling you to add flowers, glitter and many other pretty objects to your pieces, to make something particularly unique. Here we’ve put together a guide on all things resin jewellery making to help you along your jewellery making journey. Definition Resin jewellery making is the process of mixing two […]

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  • Beading & Stringing

    Bead jewellery making – Everything you need to know

    Beading is an extremely popular form of jewellery making. The vast range of colours, shapes and textures available in beads allows you to make something truly unique. Here we’ve put together a guide on all things beading to help you along your jewellery making journey. Definition Beading and stringing is the process of putting beads […]

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