Following the sale of Eileen Gray’s black lacquer screen in Paris this week I look at some of her other famous pieces.
Monthly Archives: March 2011
This post looks at the history of the word jewellery and why Americans spell it jewelry. It leads me to look at Noah Webster and his work in spelling and grammar reform in America.
This post looks at three of Elizabeth Taylor’s notable pieces of jewellery and the history behind these diamonds.
This post looks at the jewellery and silverware of Misun Won and how her worked is influenced by Korean patchwork.
This post discusses the different types of resists I used when acid etching and the results when etching on silver.
In this post I discuss one of my favourite jewellery books ‘Jewelry Concepts and Technology’ by Oppi Untracht.
It being the eve of St. Patrick’s Day this post looks at some examples of Irish silver from pieces like the Ardagh Chalice to contempory Irish silver.