25 February 2011

new ventures.....Jewellery

What i wore.....
So this is what i wore today, primark trousers, a charity shop top that i revamped with lots of studs. I lost my glasses today in the mass of paper and paint whilst doing etsy orders, painting and drawings.

I have had a very long and slightly stressful day trying to hold all the little bits of my life together. Well i have finally found the time to sit down and think about a few things, i am really wanting to take the time to work on a new design idea, i want to create my own brand of jewellery, hand-make all of it. A rather ambious idea, i have always made my own jewellery from vintage, second hand and new pieces. It wasnt till i started reading NYLON  again and i bought  two bracelets from H&M (Which can i say i never do, i am more of a window shopper) it was suede and gold and i thought to myself i can make this so why not give it a go?. I realized that with my brothers skills as a sadler, he could help me create bespoke leather, studded and fine jewelry pieces.

I want to keep my illustrations going, i love illustration, but my other love is Jewellery, so i really want to explore the possibility of sharing these with people. I am going to teach myself more about fine jewellery making like casting and silversmithing. I need to find what i want to do, what my path is and how to get where i want and need to be.....
Once again i wish to revert back to the text of Eat, pray, love, to help me find my way:

"But Toni Morrison made her own path, and i must make mine. The Bhagavad Gita - that ancient Indian Yogic text- says that it is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfections"


  1. good luck with your venture it looks so exciting! you seem to have everything in place for it so im sure it will be a success xx

  2. Oooh, sounds like an exciting venture. I hope all goes well ;) I love your illustrations! I also love 'What I wore' posts so this is just perfect!


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