Silver Cloud Jewellery
I have now finished turning the small pile of weather from my earlier post into actual shiny things, hurrah!
Inspired by our peculiarly British obsession with the weather, and inspired by the classic BBC weather symbols, behold my 'Rain or Shine' collection of lovely sterling silver clouds.
We have some tiny cloud earrings:
Tiny clouds with some rather nice sparkly blue topaz raindrops:
The boy says they are too dangly, but I likes my earrings very dangly. Perhaps I shall shorten them to a slightly more manageable length when I sell them though. They are admittedly quite long, but are definitely my new favourite earrings.
I have also made a rather lovely two cloud necklace with more dangly raindrops. It's quite chunky, so has a nice weight to it and is lovely to just play with whilst wearing it.
And my favouritest bit of shiny weather, which I have worn every day since I finished it, is the cloud and sunshine. I'm calling it my rain or shine necklace, which has inspired the name of the collection. Tis reversible, see? So, if you're in a good mood, you can wear it with the sunshine obscuring the cloud:
But if you're feeling like a bit of a grouch, you can wear it the other way, so the cloud obsures the sun:
And here's another couple of shots of them, as I was playing with my exciting new studio lights, more of which later...
All in all, I was super happy with the way my shiny weather turned out. I have a proper little collection and everything. I have designed a ring to go with it, but I need to make some silver settings first, as I would want the raindrops to be slightly different. Making settings is very, very dull, so the ring may not make it's little shiny appearance for a while yet though.