I suppose it depends on the price of the item you are selling as to whether it will stand adding the cost of the postage on and offer free postage. Obviously if your costs aren't covered though, it's ... Read more...
Well after a slightly scary incident attempting a software upgrade on Odissa today, eventually all went well
and the custom modifications we commissioned survived testing without any complications; so... Read more...Facebook & Google+ by eanjewellery
We have a jewellers bench for rent in Brighton, Hollingdean area, BN1 7HB.
£12 per day
£45 per week
£100 per month
Other tools available include Pickle, Rolling Mill, Polish... Read more...Photography forum by art925nl
Just to let everyone know we now have a discount code setup on our website offering a 10% discount to all guild Gold members,
just quote your Guild Membership in the Special Instructions at t... Read more...
Apologies for the loss of service on Saturday folks as we were hacked by Syrians. Normal service has now been resumed as you can see :-) Read more...Wax Seals by TGoJD-Alan
Sunday, 19 August 2012 15:03
thanks for the info, I will send something out this week. :o)
Oh, Alan - do tell! lol
She used to bite me when we were kids - so yes, she does bite, although she may have grown out of it by now ... Read more...We are 100 today! by TGoJD-Alan
That is our 100th Gold member joined today; not 100 years old of course :-)
In another dimension, Beverly Hemming is, right at this moment, being treated to champagne, roses and chocolates ... Read more...Gold Membership number by wallace
Unfortunately, due to technical and administrative issues using the PayPal monthly subscription service, we've had to suspend the option for new monthly subscriptions for the time being until we can r... Read more...
I went to use my GoJD pen yesterday only to find that somehow it had snapped in half in my handbag. I can't remember doing anything particularly violent with my bag or its contents and everything els... Read more...ssl error by TGoJD-Alan
This is my first entry, be gentle ;-) - I loved this quartz cabochon so much but wasn't sure what to do with it. It has big needles of rutile and tourmaline in, and is just fab. In the end, I didn't... Read more...LJS Mixed-Media Competition by camalidesign
Tuesday, 06 November 2012 23:03
I have only just had a quick look at what they offer and yes, the wax carving was one that I thought might be a good one, or the enameling, or the advanced stone setting... will be hard to... Read more...August Guild Competition by TGoJD-Alan
I enjoy soldering too Wallace, especially long lines of solder, lovely to watch it flow. It's the wee jobs like bolt rings or fiddly things that can be little buggers and just won't melt, I've seen me... Read more...Metal clay powder form by kwant2
Monday, 13 August 2012 14:11
I know some jewellers would not be seen dead with the stuff, but others myself included like using precious metal clay, and bearing in mind the recent increases in price on the ready made stuff I sour... Read more...I swear by this one! by Wallace
Friday, 29 June 2012 23:24
it should be okay if they are made out of liquorice Read more...
I have the diamond setting one (finally after mr postie hid it at the sorting office for a month!) and it is absolutely fabulous. Def worth parting with £15 if like me you enjoy setting stones. Read more...
Thanks guys for your suggestions! It gave me a lot of good ideas. I think I will start with making my webisite, but should I contact a company that can do it or you think I can do it alone? I'm also w... Read more...Up to Date Metal Prices by TGoJD-Alan
What a lovely piece, I would be scared to repair that one. I dont do enamelling but if its that old and obviously a sentimental object too, and of course it all depends on your capabilities, I would... Read more...Working with palladium by TGoJD-Alan
Thursday, 07 March 2013 23:02
Ah! Now there's a b*g**r of a metal :-)
With regard to machining on a lathe; it's a very 'sticky' material. And by sticky I mean that it doesn't flow smoothly like Gold or Silver, instead it snags an... Read more...
The Clifton Studio launches branding workshops in Autumn 2013
Your Brand Story: Soul, Strategy and Success - Branding workshop tailored to the jewellery industry
Due to popular demand of one to ... Read more...Exhibition in Berlin by Mead Moon
You'll love it Wallace - it will need a name.....
sounds good. Haven't the faintest which mops to purchase, yada, yada, yada! lol
I think I shall go for Jeeves, from Jeeves and Wooster. :... Read more...
But what if a trader doesn't have a website? They are immediately put at a disadvantage.
In the case of having exhibitors produce their own or an organiser producing literature, one central source ha... Read more...
A man, late for an important meeting, was searching desperately for a space in a crowded carpark.
Looking up to the sky he proffered, “Lord if you find me a parking spot, I promise to star... Read more...Why did the chicken....... by sonia
When I get home at night and walk through the door I'm smacked in the face with a spaghetti bolognese. If I walk in the kitchen and open a cupboard, I sometimes get hit by a pizza; I literally don't k... Read more...Additional Details by mama
In time for summer - pearls I designed with going to the beach in mind, but still go anywhere, so you only need to take one long strip with you on hol - beach to romantic evenings - http://www.pearles... Read more...New Year New Website by janeyp
Friday, 25 January 2013 11:54
I've just launched my new website http://www.berrionline.com
It's still a work in progress, with products being added all the time. Your feedback would be invaluable! Enjoy!
Jane x... Read more...JewelStreet by jewelstreet
*NEW* Limited Edition Grade 7 GETi Titanium Rings.
All GETi Titanium ring styles are now available as a limited edition in luxurious Grade 7 Titanium alloy.
Grade 7 Titanium Alloy exhibits far s... Read more...
This is great news to me as I love making large statement pieces and have just finished making two statement commissions. Check out my recent blog post on a statement pendant I made for a client
Look... Read more...
Talking of pricing, I often look at work that others are selling in galleries and knowing the percentage those galleries take think how on earth can some people survive when they make things so cheapl... Read more...
The Goldsmiths’ Centre is bringing a new twist to the traditional Advent Calendar this Christmas as beautiful, hand-made Christmas decorations and curiosity pieces go on display, in a Christmas of Curiosities, a wooden Advent Cabinet in the heart of London’s jewellery quarter.
A new door is being opened every day to reveal one of 24 limited-edition pieces, designed and crafted by Contemporary British Silversmiths – a real festive treat for collectors of contemporary craftsmanship and anyone with a passion for leading design.
For one day only this week Bellore are holding a sale on their Sterling Silver Bullion. It's always worth following this popular Hatton Garden supplier, even if you don't live close to London, as they are happy to accept orders on their fantastic promotions via telephone and email. Bellore are a major supplier to the jewellery industry offering a wide range of supplies for jewellers, including a fine stock of precious & semi-precious gemstone beads and cut stones, precious metal findings and raw materials, together with tooling and machinery.
The GoJD Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition is just two days away now and very soon the Waterhall at Birmingham's Museum & Art Gallery will be buzzing with makers, jewellery lovers and a most excellent collection of mouthwatering jewellery! All are welcome, the entrance is free, there will be handmade cakes as well as handmade jewellery for sale in the cafe and you may be lucky enough to win Sally Ratcliffe's exquisite ring in the prize draw! Before the setting up begins we have just enough time to show you the work of two more of our fabulous featured designers - Christopher Anderson and Fly Karoline.
Only a week to wait for the next GoJD exhibition in the heart of Birmingham City Centre and we have another taste of the delicious creations that will be on display there. Come along to peruse the cream of contemporary jewellery from UK jewellers, chat with the makers, find some really special Christmas presents and eat cake! The Waterhall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery November 23, 10am - 5pm.
Here are two more of the incredibly talented jewellers who will be exhibiting with us on November 23 at The Waterhall in Birmingham. Come along between 10am and 5pm for this one day exhibition, situated in the heart of the creative metalwork region of the UK.
The GoJD Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition is less than a month away (23rd November) and we will be publishing the amazing work of some of our exhibitors in the run up to the show, just to whet your appetites! Today's featured jewellers are See Sun Yung and Sian Elizabeth Hughes.
The Guild of Jewellery Designers will be holding their second Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition in the illustrious surroundings of the Waterhall in Birmingham's Museum and Art Galleries, on 23 November 2013.
Located in the heart of the busy city centre of Birmingham, we've assembled the cream of contemporary jewellery talent in the UK to take part in this one day selling event, timed just right for Christmas and with jewellers chosen for their innovation, creativity and workmanship.
The Rising Stars touring exhibition and professional development programme is a platform to foster and champion students and recent graduates from BA and MA applied arts programmes across the UK. The programme consists of three parts: the touring Rising Stars exhibition to enable new makers to access the market place; professional development including knowledge transfer and skills exchange, a national symposium; and a publication to act as a promotional tool for the selected makers.
Goldsmiths' Fair opened yesterday in the historic Goldsmiths' Hall situated just a stone's throw from St. Pauls Cathedral. This annual event is renowned for selecting the cream of design talent and workmanship in the UK, presenting a sumptuous and unparalleled display of work from established makers as well as from newcomers and graduates, ensuring that each years' fair has a unique line up of makers and beautiful objects. This year is no exception, with new work around each corner for the delight of visitors, jewellery lovers and connoisseurs.