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30 Days in the Life of…

By Colette Hazelwood | November 22, 2019

Day 2 – ‘ME’ | My colleagues @manchestercraftandDesignCentre and I are joining in a month long campaign to show you what we do and how we do it. Everyday in September 2019 we’ll posting a picture – all with the same theme. Today’s it’s ‘ME’. ok, so this picture is 20 years old and I’m…

Colette Hazelwood Contemporary Jewellery 8 silver stacking rings

8 Silver Stacking Rings

By Colette Hazelwood | September 29, 2019

New jewellery silver stacking rings by Colette Hazelwood 8 Silver Stacking Rings – buy here. Each ring has different textures, finishes and marks. Available in any rings size with free UK delivery. To see more information and buy my new 8 Silver Stacking Rings click here. FACEBOOK Share0Pin0Print0Email0Like0

derbyshire school of jewellery ring making workshop with Colette Hazelwood

Derbyshire School of Jewellery

By Colette Hazelwood | September 19, 2019

Silver Jewellery Making Workshops at Derbyshire School of Jewellery Ever wanted to learn how to make your own piece of silver jewellery? Now you can. I’ve been asked many times over the years if I run workshops, the answer was always unfortunately – no. Not any more, my good friend and I, Anne Rowson of…

Stones rings and size help.

By Colette Hazelwood | December 18, 2018

Colette Hazelwood Contemporary Jewellery Stones rings and size help. I love these little info tables… I learn a lot. Choosing a size of stone or a ring width is very difficult, these little handy pictures may help you. To see some rings that I’ve made using stones, from diamonds to pebbles and rings that I’ve…

Colette Hazelwood JewelleryFlat matt message bangle

Product in Process

By Colette Hazelwood | December 14, 2018

Silver Message Bangle – product in process. It’s always great to see how something is made. here’s a product in Process. I remember as a child my favourite part of Playschool were the film sections of where they would visit a factory or studio and we’d learn about how something was made. It could have…

Colette Hazelwood Contemporary Jewellery STUDIO 4 Manchester Craft and Design Centre

Manchester Craft & Design Centre

By Colette Hazelwood | November 22, 2017

Discover handmade at Manchester Craft & Design Centre Home to the studios of some of the region’s most talented artists, designers and makers. Meet the makers and see them at work, be inspired by our changing exhibitions and events, or learn a new skill by taking part in a workshop. You can also grab a…

Colette Hazelwood - recycle your old jewellery

Recycle your jewellery

By Colette Hazelwood | August 3, 2017

I often can recycle your jewellery and old pile of broken chains, single lonely earrings and general unloved jewellery and make it into someting beautiful and wearable again. Here are some images illustrating the process and making this pile of junk into a new Gold Organic Bangle To see more of my silver Organic Bangles…

Colette Hazelwood Contemporary Jewellery STUDIO 4 Manchester Craft and Design Centre

This is exactly what it’s like in my studio!

By Colette Hazelwood | July 24, 2017

This is exactly what it’s like in my studio! NOT! I strive for effeciancy, cleanliness, organised, fragrant and peacefulness. What I have is mess, dirt, noise, chaos but most of all I have CREATIVITY! What’s your studio like? Comment below. Share0Pin0Print0Email0Like0

Wax Carving Jewellery

By Colette Hazelwood | July 24, 2017

I love wax carving. There’s just not enough hours in the day to make all the jewellery I’d like to make – unfortunately life gets in the way. If I had more time I’d like to learn more – and practice more wax carving jewellery. It’s so theraputic, soft and quick, its also very fragile…

Jewellery Metal Finishes

By Colette Hazelwood | July 4, 2017

What are different metal finishes? A question I get asked quite a lot is about different jewellery metal finishes. Here’s a visual guide to help you. From polished to matte to brushed to scratched to hammered to bark to diamond to oxidised to gold plated to rhodium plated to ruthenium plated to reticulated – there…