Katherine Lawrie Jewellery

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Memorial Jewellery

Jewellery made in memory. Jewellery has contained symbolism and has been part of the rituals in life for as far back as history has been recorded. Adornments and jewellery have been used to represent and remember those who have died. The ancient Egyptians valued...

How us it ‘that time if year’ again already?

Wow, it’s December 2017 on Friday. I simply don’t know where this year has vanished. My life seems to be steered by work and life, and trying to keep both on an even keel.     Thankfully, the boys are very good at looking after themselves,...

Symbolism and Jewellery

People, very often, find there own symbolism and meaning for a piece of jewellery. Items of jewellery are predisposed to having sentimental values and memories attached to them. Jewellery is sometimes the only belonging people will keep as a keep sake if someone dies,...

How it all began……

People often ask when did I start making jewellery. I often answer when I was little. Now you may think that little children can’t make jewellery, or indeed that they shouldn’t even be allowed in to a jewellery workshop! When me and my younger sister were...

Happy New Year!

Well, what a year 2016 was. High impacting stories all over, from the start to the finish of the year. It’s easy to remain in a bubble and just put your head down. However, something’s just can’t be ignored. When anything happens which creates unrest...

It’s that Open House time of year!

        May is the start of the Open House season. I have been taking part in Open houses for around 15years. I been lucky to take part in several venues within the Artists Open House group in Fiveways. Fiveways Artist group was were...

Spring is here!

Easter Holidays and I’m taking a break. Next holidays will not be until August. Brighton Open Houses, Steyning Arts ‘Just Off the High Street’ and Henfield Garden & Arts plus the Society of Botanical Artists means that I’ll have a busy...

Paddling against the tide

I view winter as a season to just get through! It’s a time for design and making ready for the spring. Sales this year have followed a similar pattern, January and February are usually quiet with a few nice surprises along the way. We haven’t had any snow...

It’s nearly ‘that’ time of year!

Every professional artist maker is hectic this time of year, making up orders or getting stock ready for sales, I’m no different. The only problem for me is that my kids lives seem to go on extra busy too! So I become the juggler. I’m currently getting all...

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