All Blog Posts Tagged 'ring' (40)

Versailles Gate Ring

All the luxury and impracticality of the Ancien Regime, at your fingertips!

4.75 x 5 x 1.5"

Sterling silver with 22K gold overlay

Thanks to apprentices Kirsten Kulland, Anna Aparicio and Tammy Nguyen who all helped make it…


Added by Ana M. Lopez on June 3, 2016 at 4:19pm — 1 Comment

3D printed Sound Rings: Michiel Cornelissen

KXX - 3d printed sound rings from Michiel Cornelissen on Vimeo.

Shake to activate: KXX Sound Rings by Michiel Cornelissen are 3D printed with beads inside their hollow forms that rattle. Inspired by the traditional…


Added by Brigitte Martin on March 26, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Rabbits and Wolves and Bears, Oh My!

As the end-of-term approaches and it becomes time to pack up the workshops for the summer break, I've been making up the stock to keep things going over the summer, which this time has involved using up odds and ends from other projects. A while…


Added by The Justified Sinner on June 11, 2015 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

Spring Break - A Holiday And A New Suit

I've been on holiday! Last thing on my bench were the silver "rabbit in a hat" charms, one of which I managed to set and polish:

Pulling Rabbits Out Of A Hat - WIP - 36

This one has 24 x 1.8mm garnets round it and I'm making others with…


Added by The Justified Sinner on April 21, 2015 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Disagreeing With TS Eliot...

... I find February to be by far the cruellest month and the raw, icy blasts this year have not done anything to make me change my mind.

Light Snow

Lots of odd things to report on since my last post, including a box of "gingerbread gimps"…


Added by The Justified Sinner on February 11, 2015 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Masters of Modern Jewellery

Beetles & Huxley

A busy week! I spent all day in London on Thursday, first of all visiting a private breakfast view of the superb "Masters of Modern Jewellery" exhibition at…


Added by The Justified Sinner on November 9, 2014 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments


Polling Place Way In - 2

I feel really deflated after all the stress leading up to the referendum and although my sleeping patterns are back to normal - for the four or five days prior to the event, I was getting about 2 hours a night! - I'm still…


Added by The Justified Sinner on September 25, 2014 at 1:34am — No Comments

Glasgow Kelvin College Degree Show and Interim Degree Show

Glasgow Kelvin Collge - Inaugural Degree Fashion Show - 2

As many readers know (if you can call my small but dedicated readers "many"!) we've been running a degree programme within Glasgow Kelvin College - née: North Glasgow College - for some four…


Added by The Justified Sinner on June 7, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments


Fashion:Victim - In Memoriam Alexander McQueen - Professional Photograph 1

Lots going on in the workshop in the last few weeks but I'll start off with the completed pictures of Fashion:Vitcim by the incredible Andrew Neilson at…


Added by The Justified Sinner on May 11, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Spring At Last

City Gate

Since my last post, spring can definitely be said to have arrived and the Easter break saw sunshine all day and every day except the last. It is great to be seeing the sky still slightly light at 9pm and to feel the warmth in the…


Added by The Justified Sinner on April 27, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments


Fashion:Victim - In Memoriam ALMcQ - 86

I have finally finished my Alexander McQueen tribute piece, "Fashion:Victim" which comprises of the two spherical 'handbags' made from steel spheres which I found in a burnt-out factory in Kent some years ago. The…


Added by The Justified Sinner on April 2, 2014 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

In Springtime A Young Man's Fancy...

in time of daffodils - WIP - 16

... as I am no longer young, it has to be said, "Daffodils"!

I've spent the last few weeks working on a charity piece which kind of got out of hand. What started off as a request for a "life-sized daffodil…


Added by The Justified Sinner on January 22, 2014 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

Trevi Pendro, Alexander McQueen and Me

Many years ago, I realised that Alexander McQueen was not a couturier in the usual sense of the word. It was his commission of the collar from Shaun Leanne for his 2001 catwalk show which drew my attention to his work - the collar is a stunning assembly of lethal silver spikes and grey pearls, seen at 7:40 in the video below - and the show just blew me away. From that moment on, I never thought of McQueen as a clothing designer but as a sculptor, a critic, an historian, someone with a…


Added by The Justified Sinner on October 1, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Enough Violence

Enough Violence: Artists Speak Out - 2

Tonight sees the opening of the exciting "Enough Violence:…

Added by The Justified Sinner on September 27, 2013 at 4:41pm — No Comments

Tank Bracelets, Revisited

"Tank" Bracelets - WIP - 1

I was so excited about the "Tank" bracelet that I made in a minimal style last week that I have started to make three more, two in the ultra-minimal style of the first, using only silver and one large…


Added by The Justified Sinner on September 24, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

WHAT? The Justified Sinner goes MINIMAL?

Surely some joke?

Well, not really... I have to confess to having created something so minimal it surprised even me when it was finished:…

Baby's On Fire - 6


Added by The Justified Sinner on September 19, 2013 at 4:07pm — 3 Comments

Kicking Myself - Photography!

The new edition of Metalsmith, the annual "Exhibition in Print" is fantastic. Susan Cohn curates "As Seen By Others: Photography As Strategy", an exhibition which I didn't enter as I didn't really think that it would be very interesting, nor did I think that it applied to my work. Now I am kicking…


Added by The Justified Sinner on August 31, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

U Can't Touch This!

One of my students made my day today by giving me a load of old silversmithing hammers which she had bought as part of a job-lot of tools from a workshop which was closing down!

It's Hammer Time! - 2

Other than that, I've…


Added by The Justified Sinner on August 28, 2013 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Read The Small Print!

L'heure de la Fée Verte - WIP - 10

Having decided to enter "Suspended in Green" at the very last moment, I then thought I ought really to read the small print...

Application Requirements: 

Current resumé (CV), exhibitions,…

Added by The Justified Sinner on August 27, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

British Racing Green...

Suspended In Green - WIP - 1

Well, having cleared the workshops, catalogued my stones and re-organised the casting room, I found in my inbox a reminder for "Suspended in Green", the final show in the highly successful…


Added by The Justified Sinner on August 22, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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