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My First Torch Enamel Project In Making Jewellery Magazine!


Issue 71 of Making Jewellery magazine comes out today {21st Aug} featuring lots of fab projects including my first torch enamel project for a magazine. I've done several wirework step-by-steps for Bead magazine in the past but never anything involving enamel so it was a treat to do it.

I was emailed by Sian the editior of Making Jewellery a few months ago asking if I'd like to contribute a project. I said yes {of course!} then immediately wondered if I was going to be asked to make a wirework piece. I don't make much wirework jewellery these days so was really pleased to be told I could do a project using torch enamelling as they hadn't had any torch enamelling projects in the magazine before.  

After finding out the theme for the issue was going to be "autumn" I decided to go for a copper leaf enamelled in a blend of lovely autumn-ish colours and made a pendant as the main piece and a pair of earrings and bangle charm as the two "extras".


That isn't a photograph of me by the way! {I think it's Abby Clancy, I was busy that day.....}

I took some photos of the pieces I made before sending them off to the magazine to be photographed and made a collage......... because I like making collages :D


I was pleased to see Kristen, a fellow jewellery maker whose blog K S Jewellery Designs I follow, also has a project in this issue! She went with the leaf theme too and made a very pretty silver and bead wirework necklace and pendant.
It's nice to be in good company!




Comments

  1. Congrats on being featured and I love that little cut on the leaves

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  2. Hey Tracy!
    I saw your lovely project in Making Jewellery today. I'm in there too - see page 62!
    Kristin :)

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    1. Awww... thanks for the mention Tracy. I was so excited to see you in Making Jewellery too and see you blogged about it, I didn't fully read your post!
      Kristin :)

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  3. Well done on the Magazine Article and fabulous choice to showcase. The colours are beautiful!
    Heather :)

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  4. Congratulations on the feature Tracy! It looks great.

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  5. Congratulations - I'll have to check out his magazine - the enamel work is wonderful !

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  6. hello ...love your jewelry
    excellent work !!

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