Author: Charlotte Bouchard

Sorry I’m late?
February 18, 2020

The best planned intentions sometimes go amiss and I really can’t believe that we are have already arrived at the 18th of February and I haven’t yet posted a February Blog yet! To be totally honest, I am but human and like everyone else, life is busy and sometimes we all get swept along with ...

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Well, hello 2020!!
January 7, 2020

Well hello 2020- a New Year and a new decade with exciting prospects and plans. I am now officially back at work following the Christmas break and having had time to rest and reflect I am very pleased to say that this year, I intend to maintain the momentum of last year’s successes and really ...

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Commissioning- A brief insight into the process of creating a bespoke piece of jewellery.
January 22, 2019

‘Infinity Twist’ Necklace and Earring Set- Silver, 9 Carat Gold and Turquoise The design brief for this set was completely open to me which made it an especially exciting commission to end 2018. The only request was to use turquoise and to make a necklace and matching earrings for the client’s wife. Although exciting, it ...

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Devon Open Studios 2018, Silver Dust and Marram Grass
August 6, 2018

August finds me working on a couple of interesting commissions whilst also preparing for and counting down to the Devon Artist Network’s Open Studios; an event that runs between Saturday 8th September until Sunday 25th September (inclusive). I have loved this event for many years and am thrilled to announce that this will be my ...

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LOVE was in the air.
June 13, 2018

So, what’s new? Last month was a very busy month for me, that saw love flowing aplenty! Silver Wedding Anniversary. The 1st of May found my husband and I celebrating 25 years of marriage! We are not entirely sure where those years have gone but we are sure that most people would say the same! Chris and ...

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STOP PRESS!! Guest Maker Opportunity at The Devon Guild
February 16, 2018

I am delighted to share the exciting news that I was recently asked to be Guest Maker at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen. The Devon Guild of Craftsmen is a charity and Membership organisation with over 240 Members and aims to create as many opportunities as possible for people to enjoy and learn about crafts. It strives ...

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The North Wind Doth Blow….
October 16, 2017

Woah- it’s a tad windy out there but things are nice and cosy up in my workshop where I am busy making new jewellery for the forthcoming festive events. So, this is a just a quick post just to let you know I haven’t been blown away ‘Wizard of Oz’ style!! Please have a look ...

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The Countdown Is On
August 16, 2017

I’m getting quite excited now as I am almost ready to launch the Shop pages of my website – I hadn’t really anticipated quite how much there would be to do getting everything ready! I have spent what seems like an eternity writing policies, researching postage costs, measuring, weighing and photographing my jewellery, editing and ...

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Almond Leaf Brooch
July 20, 2017

This almond leaf brooch is the most recent piece of jewellery I have made. Commissioned as a gift for Joan, it is a brooch to remember her great friend Phyllis who passed away very suddenly and too early. I was asked to design a leaf brooch and used silver sheet which I have beaten out ...

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Here it is!!
July 9, 2017

So, here it is! My brand new website! It’s been long overdue but I am so pleased with how everything has come together. I have to thank the incredibly patient Anthony Pullen who has supported, guided and encouraged me along the way so that I could get to grips with the technicalities and continue to ...

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