News and Exhibitions

jewellery commission for a dancer

January 22, 2017

I love commission work, especially, when my client gives me complete design freedom. In this case my brief was fairly simple; design and make sterling silver stud earrings and belly button piercing that would mean something to the client. Additional requirements were; the belly button piercing needs to be rather large with removable hanging item, [...]

Read the full article →

acid etching silver wedding rings

July 18, 2016

It is not my usual choice to go for acid etching rather than electro etching, but this time it was a perfect technique for a job. I have been commissioned to make silver wedding bands featuring old Viking writing in the design. I have originally tried to achieve following results with electro etching, but unfortunately [...]

Read the full article →

Mort teapot finished

April 3, 2016

What is this teapot about? The concept behind this work is that nothing is as seems and that even slightest seemingly insignificant truth that we take for granted can be all very different. Items, truths and humans appealing simple and easy to understand can be in contrary complex in their essence. We should never fail [...]

Read the full article →

teapot making in progress

March 17, 2016

All the major work is done! It is the details that I have been focusing on lately….. Step 25 – finishing of and assembling infuser and lid. The tea infuser and lid consists of three parts which can be separated depending on use. This way user is able to infuse their tea for 3-5 min [...]

Read the full article →

teapot making in progress

February 22, 2016

Teapot is soldered and cleaned up. Now it needs essential wooden components such as handle, lid and stand. Wood is a beautiful material and great insolent from the a heat. I had been contemplating for very long time what sort of wood should I use. Eventual, when I went to local Anagote Timbers in Marrickville [...]

Read the full article →

teapot making in progress

February 2, 2016

After long Christmas break I am back and so is my report on the “Mort” teapot! Step 16 – inside of the tea infuser has been nicely emery so the next thing to do was to file the outside of the infuser and prepare it for next step. Step 17 –the tea infuser will be [...]

Read the full article →

teapot making in progress

December 12, 2015

Here is just a little update on progress and development of the teapot I am currently making. It has been busy month as it is the end of the year, so there were number of things keeping me away from studio… Step 11 – I have made some wooden mock ups of spout and handle [...]

Read the full article →

New project!!

November 10, 2015

My recent return to teaching at Design Centre Enmore has inspired me to create something rather larger and different than jewellery, I am making a teapot. To be honest, I have been really missing silversmithing. Simply, there is enormous reward and satisfaction in creating something large, functional and precious. I have chosen to make teapot [...]

Read the full article →

“it meant to be” rings are now in Stanley Street Gallery

November 7, 2015

If anyone is interested to see and maybe to try on new group of rings I made recently visit Stanley Street Gallery. You can also find there my other work “My Minute” range of jewellery dedicated to “time” and what it means to me.

Read the full article →

“it meant to be” rings are born

October 15, 2015

One of the first jewellery finished since my return to Australia is group of four rings. These rings are result of casting of different range of jewellery. They are bit of an accident. How did that happen? When I was vacuum casting my other work I have added extra silver as I wasn’t sure what [...]

Read the full article →