Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Dreamers Markets

I'm so excited about Dreamers Markets, a new 100% Australian handmade market. The first market will be held on 1st September at the Riverside Theatres Courtyard, Parramatta.

I am delighted to to be the featured artist on the Dreamers Markets blog today so please have a look at: http://dreamersmarkets.blogspot.com.au/.

Me, at work in my tiny studio.

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Some new work and new direction

I am a collector of antique and vintage buttons but only specific types of button. Sometimes it's necessary to buy a "lot" of buttons at auction to get a particular button.
My dilemma - what to do with the lovely buttons that don't belong with my collection?
The answer - make jewellery with them.

Here are two examples of what I have been doing with these buttons  - a new collection called "Recollections":

And, of course, my first love - flameworked beads -2 new necklaces and a bracelet:

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