A customer emailed me to say he had seen my Solid Silver Star Meteorite necklace and it had inspired him.He wanted me to make him a necklace based on the Silver Star Necklace, but to his own plan.
I sent various ideas back and forward with him, and eventually made him his necklace which he was DELIGHTED with!
I am always happy to work with anyone to create something they would like so do get in touch
This was commissioned by a young lady who lives on a farm, and wanted these earrings for her Mother who was a big fan of swans and other birds.
I supplier her with various sketches - and we worked together to create something approaching the vision she had for her gift.Her Mother was delighted with the earrings!
This is what the recipient had to say about the commission
“I’d been admiring Ian’s work on his site and was especially fond of (and impressed by) a necklace featuring a silver sheep inlaid with fossil coral for a previous client. Since I have a bit of an obsession with pigs, I emailed Ian to inquire about a similar necklace, only fashioned into a more porcine shape. Ian was very happy to take on the project and quickly worked out a sketch for a piece, as well as offered his own artistic suggestions. He even found a pink fossil cabochon for the pig “body”!
The piece is absolutely exquisite! It is both very beautiful and unique, and something I love to wear. Ian was an absolute pleasure to work with through the whole process—very friendly and professional. I have a feeling I will be a repeat customer.”
Thank you again so much for the necklace. I absolutely love it---in fact, I have a hard time taking it off!
This ring came about from a phonecall from a lady. She had been looking to have a ring created as an engagement ring for some years, but hadnt been able to find one.
She was really pleased that I could give her what she wanted!I sent her images of various Fordite cabochons I had sourced and she chose the one she liked.I always do it this way, then customers get EXACTLY the ring they want.
These were commissioned by a girl for her Mother.She was pretty specific about what she wanted, and was happy with what I created.This isn't my usual style of jewellery, but I will do what I can to meet a brief.These are a traditional Irish style so it was important that they fitted in with the tradition.
This piece followed on from the Sheep pieces.The customer wanted a piece based on the idea of a hare jumping over the moon as it had great resonance for her.
I came up with various sketches ( visible on the more images tab) and she chose the style and shape she liked best.I am really pleased with this piece and so is she!
I made this as a special commission for a customer whose partner was training to be a sheep farmer at Agricultural College and he wanted a piece of sheep jewellery for her Birthday.I had an idea that some Fossil coral cabochons look quite like wool - and it grew from there!This is what he had to say after she received it...
The sheep arrived at nine this morning, and he looks grand!! Baaaaah-rilliant, in fact. I wanted to email you sooner, but our main computer still doesn't work so I wasn't able to until now. Thanks for giving us the tracking number!!
I ripped open the package and took a peek at it, it looked wonderful!! By the time I presented it to Lizzie, at 12:30, I had shown everyone else behind her back!!
It really is a great achievement, clever design and an excellent finished article. He's a great little fella and has been welcomed as part of the family!! He's a very likable little character. You were absolutely right about the coral, it does look woolly!! Lizzie has always taken an interest in fossils, so that was an added bonus! Simple, but delicate with lovely materials and a charming design. He isn't at all bling, he looks like he's come down off the fells, but in extremely good condition!
Plus, Lizzie likes it as much as I do and was very grateful.
Thank you very much for the photos as well; you've gone to a lot of trouble with this little chap! It's Lizzie's party this evening and the sheep will be attending!
All the baaah-est,