Jen Cunningham Jewellery Blog

Glasgow Skyline Bangle

29.03.18 - Ethical making perspective – avoiding overwhelm

Ethical Making Symposium 28th March 2018 I was asked to speak about my ethical making journey at the Incorporation of Goldsmiths event "It's In Our Hands - One Year On, ...Read More

Glasgow Skyline Bangle

01.03.18 - Fairtrade jewellery

Fairtrade jewellery - why and how I will be changing what I do. It's currently Fairtrade fornight! So I thought I'd tell you a little more about Fairtrade jewellery. Last ...Read More

Hallmarking silver

19.02.18 - Hallmarking jewellery – some information

I thought I'd give you a short and sweet post today about hallmarking jewellery! I used to work in the Edinburgh Assay Office, and I learnt a lot about hallmarking ...Read More

09.11.17 - Finland Residency – Part 6 – Creativity

THURSDAY Despite this week being the exact same length as all the other weeks we've had here, it felt quite short.  My creativity had been boosted and I had made ...Read More

23.08.17 - Finland Residency – Part 5 – Balance

THURSDAY The 20th of April, everything began to feel like a downwards slope with the balance tipping towards leaving Finland; I would be returning home in a little over a ...Read More

04.07.17 - Finland Residency – Part 4 – Accretion

ACCRETION Accretion as defined by the Oxford dictionary is: “The coming together and cohesion of matter under the influence of gravitation to form larger bodies.” WEDNESDAY A cold foggy day ...Read More

Sandwood Bay and Cairngorm set

20.06.17 - The Cairngorms & Sandwood Bay – June Commission Feature

  In June 2017 I had an enquiry from my website about for a commission for three pieces. These were for a special anniversary and birthday, both close together. My ...Read More

05.06.17 - Finland Residency – Part 3 – Time

THE END OF WEEK ONE I often wish I had more time, don't you?! With my self-employment, and I suspect it's the same for some of you reading this, when ...Read More

Dundee Bangle

31.05.17 - Dundee graduation bangle – May commission feature

This Dundee bangle was commissioned for a fellow Dundee University & DJCAD graduate. It was commissioned in May to be given to my customer's daughter on her graduation day in ...Read More

16.05.17 - Finland Residency – Part 2

My Finland residency week one! This residency was made possible by the generous support of Creative Scotland. Sunday It was a very bleak, wet Sunday when I landed in Tampere, ...Read More