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North Somerset, United Kingdom
My parents were worried when I ran around with scissors – now I play with fire and (intentionally) break glass! Based in the beautiful South West of England, close to the sea and often the scene of beautiful sunsets, I am inspired by the countryside around. Working with sea glass collected from remote beaches, soda lime glass from Murano, Italy, Europe, USA and beyond, I create artisan beads, for use in my own jewellery or for you to enjoy in your own creations. But I couldn’t stop there; continuing the theme from round rods to flat sheets, mostly from the USA, I break large sheets of transparent, opaque, multi-coloured and dichroic glass into much smaller pieces to make a kiln-formed range of bright, colourful jewellery and home decoration. Each piece I make is individually designed around the shape, size and beauty of the materials and intended to be unique, wearable, usable and affordable. All my glass work is kiln annealed for strength and durability and designed to give pleasure for years to come.

Sunday, 21 June 2009

Who needs duvet covers?

With better half away for a couple of days I thought I'd fill my time with chores. Bed covers washed, dried and ironed - and this is what I find when I get back up to the bedroom.

Clearly exhausted from terrorising the neighbour's cat, this is the sight that greeted me....... Charlie tucked up in the middle of the duvet!


  1. Charlie knows where the most comfy spot is!

  2. So does his brother - often the top of the clean washing basket!