Journal

Blink Idees | Silver Jewellery

The Price Of Handmade…

  I’m in the business of getting my hands dirty… My nails chipped and ending up with a few cuts, blisters and bruises over time… for the love of being a passionate artisan. Since I’m mainly working with sterling silver these days, I thought I’ll share a couple of interesting facts – but first… Coffee….

Blink Idees | Hand Stamped

Somer Kersfees

  Hierdie jaar vier ek Kersfees in Afrikaans, soos dit ‘n boeremeisie betaam. Vir my sê hierdie sterre alles oor Kersfees hulle gaan my kersboom versier. Dit is ook geskik vir gebruik as geskenk-etikette of tafel-sitplek-versierings. Dis bekikbaar in stelle van 6 of 10 en jy kan jou eie woorde en/of name gebruik om aan…

Blink Idees | Hand Stamped

Personalized Gifts

 I recently had the privilege to work with a wonderful couple who took my sidebar key tags to a whole new level by requesting me to add a soldered accent. They celebrated their 21st (copper / brass) wedding anniversary and they decided to secretly design a tag with a very special message for each other….

Blink Idees | Steampunk Jewelery

Real Steampunk

  People often ask if I make my steampunk pendants with real vintage watch parts. Oh yes, I do. Some are polished to a beautiful shine & some are left rusty, adding to their antique charm. Each pendant is fitted with either a chain, an adjustable suede ribbon, braided leather or a combination of organza…

Blink Idees | Diffuser Jewellery

Diffuser Charms

The beads used in these uniquely handmade diffuser charms are made from a porous material that can be infused with your own choice of essential or aromatherapy oils and even oil-based perfume.   Each charm is fitted a clasp which makes it ready to hang onto any of your existing jewellery, whether it’s a necklace, bracelet…