Erica is delighted to be presented with the much coveted Fine Designer Award from Jewel Street, the online marketplace for professional jewellery. This award is one of 6 selected not by the site themselves, but by the customers who visit it. With 250 jewellery ‘boutiques’ to choose from, showcasing 12,000+ items, Erica’s beautiful designs from… Read more »
After lots of planning, discussion and emails Erica made this rose gold Saxon ring as a surprise engagement ring…
‘Wave and Shore’ – A recent commission created by recycling a customer’s old gold…
Inspired by the egg cases that are commonly washed up on our shores, Erica created…
Make Jewellery Magazine talks to jeweller, Erica Sharpe, about her delicate creations and the design process in their April 2013 issue.
New work ‘Mine Beneath the Sea’ inspired by Levant Cornish Tin mine to be exhibited at the Best of the Best section at Art in Action
do feel as though I have deepened my understanding of this area, and tin, and have produced preparatory work which will lead to further pieces which reflect how it feels to be in this amazing place.
Another walk to the Cot valley and Porth Nanveen- this time the low tide has revealed some amazing sculpted shapes in the boulders.
A walk along the coast path towards Botallack (after the gale force winds have dropped). I come across a lizard basking in the sun on a Coast Path sign – I hope no one saw me creeping-up on hands and knees to get this picture – typically I only had a normal lens on my camera
head off to Truro to spend some more time in the Royal Cornwall Museum. I revisit the minerals and mining section to look more closely at certain things, and spend time in the art galleries. I am drawn to the Arts and Crafts Newlyn copper work – the Arts and Crafts designs are great examples of that era – and the craftsmanship is superb.