Pruden and Smith

Pruden and Smith

The last few month I’ve been working full-time for “Pruden and Smith” in Ditchling, a renowned Arts & Crafts village north of Brighton. Helping the company carry on a precious metal legacy with high tech CAD modeling.  I will be continue working...
Brighton Goldsmith Julian Stephens

Brighton Goldsmith Julian Stephens

This summer 2017 I moved to Brighton. Work was low and I was new in town so I went to bullion and scrap gold shop to cash in one a bit of gold I had at home. Walking back I saw a jewellery shop that had an advert in the window about jewellery making classes and I went...
MULTI FACETED RING

MULTI FACETED RING

I wanted to share how I managed to create this ring with plenty of facets by using T-splines in Box mode. I’m thinking this post might be useful for all you Matrix user out there. For those of you who don’t know CAD the terminology might sound quite...
LOST & FOUND

LOST & FOUND

I wanted to share this in my journal. A lovely post a customer wrote and shared on Facebook. I can totally relate to how it feels when something special has gone missing, I need to drop everything I am doing to make sure the item is safe, of course were it a CAD...
LETTERS FOR W.C.

LETTERS FOR W.C.

This week I have been working on making some letter rings of William Cheshire. We are adapting the pendant letter design into rings where the letters are set on a beautiful frame. This design is selling very well in the store and he has decided to make the whole...
METAL & FIRE

METAL & FIRE

I have recently returned from helping out to clear several tons of burnt metal after a big fire at The Sacred Living Earth Trust in the Scottish Highlands. We had to ferry it all across the loch to the skip and then bring back an 18 m agricultural building to replace...
HALO RINGS & FITTED WEDDING BANDS

HALO RINGS & FITTED WEDDING BANDS

I am very excited to have completed a big project for Atelje Son in Taby, Sweden. It was very rewarding to work with someone who is a stone setter as  learnt a lot about tolerances and I think our collaboration made both of us look at these type of ring designs in a...
SWEDISH JEWELLERY STORE

SWEDISH JEWELLERY STORE

This week I did a bit of CAD for the Stockholm based jewellery store  “J. Mour”. Here are some samples of the bespoke jewellery commissions their customers have inquired about and I have helped to render with Matrix V-Ray. It is good to see that one can...
RECONNECTING WITH WILLIAM CHESHIRE

RECONNECTING WITH WILLIAM CHESHIRE

I have recently visited William Cheshire at his beautiful jewellery store ( of course it looks good I helped him build it ) in Hackney where he was preparing his window display for Valentines Day. Together we sat down and looked at how I could help him move forward...
WORKBENCH CONSTRUCTED

WORKBENCH CONSTRUCTED

As I am quite often on the move I have now constructed this light weight work bench. I call the design “Crabby”. It really gave me lots of joy building something on a larger scale and using old scrap wood, the main worktop is made out of two seats of some...