Fibonacci Vase

Those of you who visited our stand at Goldsmiths’ Fair this year will have noticed the three new pieces we have been making over the summer – a series of solid silver vases.

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This summer project has allowed us to combine our signature sculptural hot-forgings with the technique of raising, a process that requires patience and precision and uses a more delicate hammer than Brett’s favourite 1.5 kilo forging tool.

Inspiraton for the larger of these three vases was drawn originally from the Fibonacci Curve, also known as the Golden Spiral (although we prefer silver!), a mathematical formular expressed in a curve that holds the key to some of nature’s most intricate patterns and sequences, including the fruitlets of a pineapple and the ancestry of honey bees!

Make some noise!

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There’s no denying that silversmithing is noisy! Luckily our workshop shares a building with over 70 other makers, all banging, whirring, tapping and tinkering away, so we don’t have too many complaints from our neighbours…

Some silversmithing processes are noisier than others, some involve machinery and others make use of relatively low technology. We’ve compiled a selection of the main offenders for your listening pleasure!

A host of golden daffodils

For Easter 2016, we’re exchanging the traditional pastel colours and chocolate eggs for the fresh green of new growth and budding ideas! Along with an updated look for our blog, we’ve been working on a range of new pieces to show and sell at events throughout the year.

Click here to see a list of our show dates

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Nothing says ‘Happy Easter!’ like a bunch of daffodils and we’ve been celebrating with our hand-chased, sterling silver vase

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