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Aquamarine and Bloodstone- March

Dreamy, watery aquamarine-the name comes from Latin, and literally means “water of the sea”. It was considered to be the stone of Neptune, Roman god of the sea. Sailors carried aquamarine as protection against the songs of the sirens [ … ] Read More

Amethyst – February Birthstone

There is an ancient Roman myth about a young and chaste woman named Amethyst. One day, as she was on her way to the temple of Diana, a drunken, lustful Bacchus, who was the Roman god of wine, pursued [ … ] Read More

Garnet – January Birthstone

Beautiful, juicy, deep red garnet. The name comes from the Latin “granatum”, which means pomegranate. One is deliciously wearable and one is deliciously edible. Garnets have been used in jewellery for thousands of years, going all the way back [ … ] Read More

Buying Sterling Silver Jewellery

Silver is the most brilliant, highly reflective white metal. Its durability luster and shine have been sought after for centuries, and its comparatively low price to other precious metals makes it obtainable for almost anyone. Sterling silver is usually [ … ] Read More

Soldering in the Round

Feeling uninspired? Not much to do in the studio? Or just plain “I don’t wanna!” but still feel like doing something? No worries, I have a great project for you which will become your new favorite soldering buddy. Make [ … ] Read More

Spring Show Success

    “What is amazing about the Workingsilver Show and Sale is the community of the artisans who participate, from the novice to the goldsmith. Everyone’s personality comes out in their jewellery, so there is literally something for everyone [ … ] Read More

Soldering Station Set Up

Solder Station Setup Ideally we would have a separate well ventilated studio with big windows letting in natural light with little bunnies and fawns frolicking just outside in our personal forest, near enough to touch. However we live in [ … ] Read More

spring bling

Workingsilver Spring Show and Sale Just in time for Mother’s Day!!     The sun suddenly appears from the gray sky, the layers of cloths peel away revealing naked collar bones and wrists, and the jewels get piled on. [ … ] Read More