Saturday, 15 December 2012

the last week!!..nearly merry christmas x

merry christmas everyone!!! x Just a wee reminder that time is running out to order in time for christmas!! I still have a few items in stock ready for immediate dispatch(like these mini studs below- just £20 a pair!), however things made to order will have to be ordered early next week to allow for making/posting time...don't miss out x otherwise enjoy a well earned break and happy 2013 to you all!!! x

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Open studios time again!!! ....

It's time again for us at coburg to tidy up and open our doors to the public!! Would love to see you there. Open saturday the 1st dec and sunday 2nd dec 11-6pm, lots and lots to see and buy so give yourself plenty of time to browse round up to 50 studios. The gallery space will be open every weekend after on the run up to christmas too x x

Saturday, 3 November 2012

Deadlines...

Sorry for not blogging for AGES!! the last few weeks just seem to have disappeared!! Anyway I've been very productive trying to make C*******s (still too early to use the word!) stock + refresh stockists-if you haven't received your top up yet it should be on it's way to you soon x London Dazzle package is long gone and the exhibition opens next week!! Then Manchester Dazzle work is nearly finished, just trying to finish off a necklace to complete the range, then it will be posted off early next week. A few days later I'll be dropping work off at the Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts for the 'Rare' exhibition which opens on the 15th of november. Next deadline will be some pieces for Papa Stour, who will have a stand at the Country Living Christmas Fair Glasgow at the SECC 22-25th November. The coburg house open studios event is also nearing...1st and 2nd of december will be when you can come and visit me in my studio so keep the dates free. The coburg gallery(not the studios) will also be open each weekend after until christmas so no excuses for missing out! So hopefully with all these exhibitions/restocking you can get your hands on some 'KAZ' jewellery wherever you are. However if you prefer to look from the comfort of your own home you can of course have a look on my etsy shop and see if anything takes your fancy-remember to sign up for my mailing list as I offer exclusive promotions to those who make the effort! I'll try and blog soonx x

Monday, 10 September 2012

London bound!

Miss Barry and I are currently on the train to london. We have been invited down to the Deutsche Bank pyramid awards 20th anniversary. That was the award we won many moons ago in 2002!!. We were awarded £7000 (with the help of Sally moore) to help us set up our workshop. Anyway it is also the olympic parade in london today, and I'm really excited about seeing some of that too! So looking forward to a couple of fun filled days x x

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

new SALE section in my etsy shop...

I've just added a couple of items to my new 'SALE' section in my etsy shop. Items in this section will be up to 50% off their original price...these resin studs were £45, now only £25, see if you can grab yourself a bargain! Edinburgh Dazzle only has 5 days left at Dovecot. Monday the 27th august will be the last day the show is open, so for those of you who haven't made it along yet, get a move on. The new venue is really lovely, and the jewellery's not bad either x I've also restocked the 'Strathearn gallery' this week with some new yellow + blue colours, so if your near creiff pop in for a week look. A package of 'KAZ' jewellery is on its way down to birmingham, 'Automatic people' opens the 3rd of september @ RBSA gallery. The show runs until mid october. that's my quick up date, now I really need to go and make some jewellery x x

Friday, 3 August 2012

We're open!!!!

Coburg is all ready for you to come and visit right now!!! open today till 6pm, then open saturday and sunday 11am till 6pm. Miss Barry and I are loving the new studio space so hope you can make it along and have a wee peep x x x
A little taster of the studio x
The new 'sale suitcase' is full of some'KAZ' bargains...got to be quick before they all go x

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Dazzle Edinburgh...

Dazzle Edinburgh opens tomorrow in it's amazing new venue @ Dovecot studios!! Make sure you get along for a look at all the beautiful jewellery on show...3rd till 27th of august xx These 'mega mis-match' KAZ earrings will be on show.
resin w silver fittings..£229

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Forgetful...

For those of you who are already signed up to my mailing list you would have received your newsletter this week(If you haven't already signed up click the link in this post to do so.)...however stupid me forgot to invite you to one of the most important dates, the coburg open night!!! Those of you who have been before know it's a great night so hopefully I will see some of you there again! It's friday the 3rd august 6pm till 9pm, come and join us for a glass of vino and LOTS to see/buy!-so you might want to come back across the weekend. Don't forget miss Barry and I have moved upstairs to the new 'coburg loft'.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Open studios count down...

Time is flying!!!! Nearly that time again when coburg throws its doors open for you lovely people to come and have a peek! Doors open friday the 3rd august, saturday the 4th and sunday the 5th, 11am till 6pm. Don't think if you've been before you've seen it all either, as we now have the new 'coburg loft'-the new floor of the studios which has a mix of some coburg faithfuls, a.k.a. myself and miss Barry, and some newcomers/new graduates to the studios. There is going to be soooo much to see. hope to see some of you here soon x

Monday, 9 July 2012

a big thanks...

Friday night was a brilliant night! Miss Barry and I would like to thank everyone who made it along to support us. During the run up to the exhibition we had started to question what/why were we doing this?? it was soooo much work to get everything organised and set up and it was only going to be a 3 hour show!!! anyway by the time 6 o'clock arrived and the first of the wine(many to follow!) was poured we were glad we had decided to mark our TEN YEARS ON!
A little peep at the work on show...
A special thanks to Billy for being our music man for the evening, everyone loved it and it was a great atmosphere!
Congratulations to Jessica Howarth who won Miss Barry's earrings, and Hannah Louise Lamb who won my necklace!! well done girlies x Due to everyones generosity the edinburgh dog and cat home will be receiving a donation of £110 x

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

up for grabs...

for the TEN YEARS ON celebrations Miss Barry and I are going to be having a prize draw in which you can win a piece of our jewellery!! This necklace of mine worth £145 will be in the draw and also a pair of beautiful earrings by Miss Barry worth £295
All donations from the prize draw will be going to the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home, so be generous please x

Friday, 29 June 2012

TEN YEARS ON...

Here's a blast from the past!!! my 'wobble rings' from my degree show... I can't believe with all the mayhem of moving studios I've forgotten to mention our TEN YEARS ON exhibition!!! Next friday night 6th july,6pm till 9pm, Miss Barry and I will be having a one night only exhibition to celebrate our ten years in business and being part of the lovely coburg house studios. The exhibition will be held in the coburg gallery, so please come along and join us for a glass a wine and see some of the work on show...old and new!! We are offering a 10% discount on purchases made on the evening, and the chance to win a piece of jewellery in our prize draw! Hope to see you next friday x x

Saturday, 9 June 2012

NEW STUDIO!!!!

So, after 10 whole years in our studio(apart from the brief kick out from norrie!) Donna and I are on the move!! don't worry we're not going far...infact, only upstairs! Coburg has extended yet again and we will be part of the new level-'coburg loft'. The new studio is brilliant and I think we both needed a wee change of scene, that's not to say the old studio won't be missed we had some very good times down the stair, and merryn is going to be very confused trying to find our new room. Here's a wee peep at the new studio, and the old one just as we had moved out our stuff. The unveiling of the new studio will be at the next august open studios-more info to follow, so hope to see you all there. Now after all the disruption I think it's time to get back to making some jewellery, and as miss Barry is on holiday next week I expect to be productive x x

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Red, blue + white....well cream, close enough!

After a recent request for a royal blue bangle commission, I've been inspired to mix the colour in with some of my other pieces for a wee 'british' range. The rings are available now in my etsy shop. Im also going to be sending some to a new gallery opening soon... BOO gallery, castle ashby, Northamptonshire, is opening its doors in time for the royal jubilee celebrations. There will be a weekend of jubilee celebrations so thought these rings would be great for the show. Think 'lizzy' should bag one for herself before they all go! ha! ha! x

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

checking in...

Sorry I haven't blogged in ages..had a bit of a busy time with birthday celebrations, and taking a little break from work was great. Apart from that I've just been quietly slaving away in the studio on some new pieces for my show at JAM gallery, Eton later this month. Nearly finished all the pieces now, here's a wee peek at the main necklace for the show-been sticking with the bright yellow colour, it's great for this time of year! I haven't made a massive necklace in ages so it's been good trying things out! The show runs the whole of june, you can visit their website for further details www.jam-eton.co.uk That's it for now - back to the bench and then hopefully updating my etsy shop with some new items - keep a look out! x

Thursday, 5 April 2012

and its April....

resin neckace available at Glasgow dazzle..£195
We're already sliding into the 4th month...can't believe it! I've had a few busy days, sending off Glasgow dazzle work, the +4 ladies have picked up my work ready for the easter charity event opening tomorrow night, and then I've eventually got on top of my mailing list and sorted it out on mailchimp which now means you can subscribe and unsubscribe as you wish!! If I've missed you off I'm sorry, just subscribe using the link on the top right hand corner. There will be benefits for those of you who stick with me, as those of you who have received your newsletter will know! I hope you all get to use and enjoy your discount code. For those of you who have missed out this time sign up now!!

Saturday, 31 March 2012

Pieces for +4 exhibition x

Just finishing off a couple of pieces ready for pick up on monday for the +4 charity exhibition, details below. Go along next weekend and you can pick up these new 'bitty' earrings for £125, treat yourself and don't feel too guilty as your giving to charity at the same time....win win!! x

Saturday, 24 March 2012

charity exhibition x

Here's the flyer for a charity exhibition ill be taking part in early april. The exhibition is for the childrens cancer charity 'CLIC-sargent'. The exhibition will be held at 1a Douglas crescent, edinburgh on friday the 6th april 6-8.30 and continues saturday 12-6pm and sunday 12 - 5pm. Please come along and show your support if you can x

Thursday, 15 March 2012

buttercup yellow pendant x

cute little treasury ive been added to today on etsy, and it includes my new colour....buttercup yellow! ready for springtime. Resin pendant £68, see my etsy shop for more details x

Thursday, 1 March 2012

school visit...

On monday I had a visit from Jill Brown and her higher art class students from Beath High School in Cowdenbeath, Fife. They are currently doing a recycled jewellery project as part of their course and Jill thought it would be a good idea for them to come and see what a designer/makers studio looked like, how things are made, and to see some of the equipment needed.
I hope they all enjoyed the morning, I know merryn (hannah's staffie) loved having you all here! I would have loved to have seen peoples studios when I was at school. I don't think I knew this world existed until I was at college. Anyway thanks for the visit and hope your project goes well! Jill-thanks for the chocolates, they went down a treat x

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

new love dazzle stock...

Ive been busying away taking photos and uploading them to the love dazzle website this morning. Here's a wee sneaky peak of what's to come- 'mis-match dotty earrings £98. It might take a day or so for lisa to get them checked and put on the website so don't panic if you go to my page and it hasn't been updated, it will happen soon. Ive also got my twitter account active again so don't forget to click on the link and follow me, or if you prefer to like me on facebook...you can also join my mailing list(link on the top corner of the blog) during march I'm going to send out my first official newsletter with some sort of 'KAZ' promotion, so it's worth joining x x

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Been a while....

Sorry I haven't blogged for ages!!! I have been busying away in the studio but to be honest haven't been doing much online due to my very annoyingly slow laptop...time to splurge on a new one very soon I think!

Anyway been a busy little week so far... new stock out to 'concrete wardrobe', edinburgh, 'studio 24' in west kilbride, and the 'strathearn gallery' in Creiff. Trying to finish off a couple of pieces so I can post off work to 'oriel mostyn gallery' in Llandudno, hopefully get it all out tomorrow!!

Well I'll keep it short and sweet - off to make some more jewellery x

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