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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

Rose Petal Necklace

Rose Petal Necklace

When I was about 8 years old, I saved up little rose coupons that came on the outside of the boxes of Rose Petal Dolls until I had enough coupons to send away for this necklace.  It is still in pristine condition and hangs on my wall of jewellery I’ve created in my home. 

Gold Forged Bracelet

Gold Forged Bracelet

I have mentioned jewellery given to me by my Auntie Kay in Australia a few times.  This hand forged gold bracelet was given to me by my Auntie Marion and Uncle Dan, on my Dad’s side of the family, who live in New Hampshire. I grew up with just my immediate family around me, my … Continue reading

Stitched Cuff Bracelet

Stitched Cuff Bracelet

Stitched Cuff Bracelet, by Vancouver, BC, Jewellery Artist, Simone Richmond.  Q & A What inspired you to make this piece? Baroque lace and the tradition of hand stitching. I love the delicacy of lace and use it as inspiration as much as I can in my work. I channeled my childhood memories of learning how … 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