Christa StJean Jewellery

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Soutache set and a new necklace

This Soutache set became more difficult to photograph than it was to make to be honest. Well, maybe not. The sky is heavy with a grey layer of clouds today so it’s not exactly...

Soutache necklace is ready

I couldn’t for the life of me imagine that it would take so long to make one necklace when I first started this. Since it is my first Soutache necklace I left the time...

Soutache Necklace progress

This Soutache necklace are in various states of separate pieces at the moment, but I’m hoping that by the beginning of next week it will all make a bit more sense. To be honest...

Soutache jewellery

Soutache jewellery

Soutache jewellery is something I’ve never done before and it’s closer connected to bead embroidery than it is to silver and gold jewellery. But because silver and gold prices is going up only while...

Seed bead necklace

A while back I decided to reopen the store again and you can find links in the sidebar and in the top menu that will take you there. So far it’s mainly rings and...

Water casting

A bucket of water was an important feature in my workshop yesterday and I thought I’d explain why today. The fair in Bakewell is approaching fast and I don’t even take a break for...

Freshwater Pearl necklace

A Freshwater pearl necklace can never go wrong when you want something special, and when I made this Sterling silver pendant it was meant to end up in a long chain, preferably of a...

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Ring in Steampunk style

Steampunk has always been close to me no matter what I’ve done on the workbench, but most of the time I’m restraining myself from adding too much of it into my designs. The classic...