Plantlore and jewellery making

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Some lovely pieces were made by the people at my workshop yesterday, a super eye for design.

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I’ve since made a couple more pairs like these earrings as I think the colour and design is good (shame about the photo)

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Some of the participants busy making.

Pittenweem Arts Festival continues until Sunday, pop by and see me at Venue 53 if you are in the area.

Plant lore workshop

Lots of people came to the plant lore and jewellery making workshop at SSW today.

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About 17 people came along

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and worked hard

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I demonstrated how to make some pieces

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These two brooches were popular

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and several variations of the aspen earring were made

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This simple earring was one of my favourites

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And this brooch had a lovely composition

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We had plenty of local plant material to incorporate using mainly wire wrapping and threading techniques. We also shared some stories about plant use in Scotland and the local area.