Sun 23 Sep 2012
Tom Bowtell meets Ornella in a café at the heart of Hatton Garden to discuss her journey from alpine wanderer to award-winning artist.
Interview by Tom Bowtell
Since arriving from her home in the French alps (bringing a dollop of Italian heritage along for good measure) 7 years ago, Ornella Iannuzzi has established herself as one as the most distinctive jewellers working in Lond...
Tue 18 Sep 2012
Frances Federer's new publication is the culmination of 30 years' experience.
Frances Federer’s new book is the first publication to appear in English covering the methods, techniques and history of reverse glass gilding and painting, often known as 'verre eglomise'.
The history of the unfired decoration on glass is recounted in depth and in the practical section clearly ill...
Thu 06 Sep 2012
Who's Who in Gold and Silver subscriber Carol Mather introduces Tom Bowtell to her menagerie of silver animals.
Carol Mather is a silversmith who makes some of the most distinctive work in the UK. What Carol makes, with occasional exceptions, are playful (and often usable) silver objects inspired by a veritable menagerie of animals.
I visit Carol at her workshop in Clemen...