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Got the Blues...

Browsing on Etsy, I found another treasury for you to feast your eyes upon and in one of my favourite colours, gorgeous Petrol Blue. The treasury features my lovely petrol blue knit wire bracelet. Here is some more bluesy inspiration:

Art Scilly

Next week is Art Scilly, a week of arts and crafts classes and exhibitions on the beautiful Isles of Scilly. Although the classes I attended were outside of this dedicated week, last year I had the pleasure of attending both the precious metal clay and sterling silver classes with Paula Smith. Paula was a fantastic teacher, patient and friendly and not at all intimidating, despite her obvious talent for creating the most beautiful silver jewellery. She really put me at ease as I had never used precious metal clay or sterling silver before and I thoroughly enjoyed both classes. Class sizes are kept small so you can be sure of getting the help and guidance that you need. I came away with a gorgeous sterling silver ring, a pair of PMC earrings and a PMC pendant, all of which I designed and made myself and now wear with great pride! If you get the chance to visit Scilly, I heartily recommend taking part in these and other courses, some of which run at other times during the year. For more…

Article on Scilly

For anyone intrigued by Scilly and wanting to know a bit more, check out this article from National Geographic: Isles of Scilly: The land that time forgot