If you receive a parcel from me, you might notice a change. I tried to be as environmentally friendly as possible, all my metal is recycled obviously as is my wastepaper etc. In addition I try to use the most environmentally friendly processes available (such as the pickling compound are use which is made from concentrated lemon juice rather than the Generally used chemical pickle ). One area I was a bit concerned about was the amount of plastic I have been using in the form
Just plain nuts. Ok then, acorns. Wolds way earrings And necklace. I’m lucky to live on part of the Yorkshire WoldsWay national trail, and often start the day with a short walk through the woods. It’s an invaluable time to help me calm my mind and focus on the work I want to do during the day. Senses are refreshed and lungs filled with clean air, time is measured in new growth, flower then fruit. It sustains my mental health. (And hopefully keeps me on the right side of being
I’m a bit taken with dragonflies at the moment, they are beginning to emerge in the garden zooming around in horizontal lines. A marvel of natural engineering. This little one is swooping over the meadow . . . #Dragonfly#DragonflySummer#Copper#Silver#Handmade#Oneofakind#CommissionMe#MadeInYorkshire#SummerJewellery#silverhares
Engraving a meadow today, the light is good and I am listening to ‘Annika Stranded’ or should that be Annika Strandhed’ on my earphones. . This means the part of my brain that worries about working on such a large and expensive piece of silver is nicely distracted, and leaves the happy relaxed bit of my brain free reign to enjoy the engraving. I sometimes feel like I am two separate beings glued together. . . . . . . . #Flower#Meadow#Foxgloves#Meadowland#Countryside#TheInside
Moon or a star ? that’s the question. Which one would you choose. Maybe the mystery of the moon appeals to you or maybe you feel that you want to shine like a star, we feel like different people on different days, so to make things a bit simpler for my lovely customers, this is a reversible necklace so don’t make your mind up now, decide when you put it on.
On our early morning walk, enjoying the sight of fields of Barley (I have that lovely song playing in my head now, you know the one by Sting). It’s a really lovely time of year, and the cereal crops have their own Summer smell. I’m feeling grateful to have the opportunity to fit a walk in before work in the morning, It’s a lovely start to the day. I wish you a good day too.