Monthly Archives: May 2016

May Brooch

My May brooch has been posted! Inspired by chimneys and rooftops it is a colourful piece combining dots, tubes, squares and curves. More information and images can be found here.

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May brooch

London Craft Week

I managed to get to three events during London Craft Week. There was so much I missed but what I did get to was very inspiring. The first event was a talk by Ramon Puig Cuyas at Central Saint Martins.

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Caroline Broadhead introducing Ramon.

Ramon is a well-known jeweller and professor from Barcelona, Spain. He talked about his work over many years and was a funny and engaging speaker. I wrote a whole page of notes to take away and think about but I thought I’d share a few of them here:

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Made Bloomsbury

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Over the May bank holiday weekend I exhibited at the inaugural Made London Bloomsbury, it was a brilliant weekend. I made a new table top for my existing legs to give me more surface area and I was ridiculously pleased with the result! I was possibly more proud of the problem solving that I had gone through than the new jewellery I’d made ;-). Here are some images of the weekend:

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The venue was Mary Ward House in Bloomsbury, a beautiful warren of a building with lots of period features.
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April Brooch

My April brooch has been posted! It went through a lot of different stages and I found this month quite a challenge. More photos and background information can be found here.

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April brooch inspired by the work of Cy Twombly.