Tagged with brooches

Follow Up on the Pearl Brooch

Follow Up on the Pearl Brooch

My Mom read the last post I did on her silver and pearl brooch and she sent me a message with a picture of another brooch.  It turns out that the one I found in that little leather case is not the one I remember looking at when I was a kid.  She bought that … Continue reading

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Sterling Silver Pearl Brooch

Sterling Silver Pearl Brooch

I was back visiting my family recently and I had another look in my Mother’s jewellery box to see which other pieces I remember looking at when I was little.  I opened up one of the small drawers in her jewellery cabinet and found this beaten up little black leather case that I was instantly … Continue reading

My Beautifully Imperfect Patsy Brooch

My Beautifully Imperfect Patsy Brooch

My Auntie Kay gave me this brooch when I was a baby.  There is a photo somewhere of me wearing this brooch clipped onto a yellow knitted dress that I will have to dig up and add to this post.  My name was hand engraved onto it.  It’s only after learning engraving in jewellery design … Continue reading

Holland Brooches

Holland Brooches

I made these brooches during an artist residency I did in Holland in the spring.  I went on my residency with ideas and thoughts about things that have wings, fly,  and move forward in life.  From the window in front of my workbench the garden went from rainy April to May outdoor dinners.  Flowers bloomed … Continue reading