Custom Jewellery Workshop

December 14, 2010
the goldsmith's workshop

The New Home for my Jewellery Workshop - complete with wood effect beams!

My Workshop Today

Today, my jewellery workshop is as it has been for several years. Filled with a magical mélange of tools, my jewellery workbench, polishing equipment, a rolling mill and so on.

All that, however, is about to change! In the name of progress, the workshop is to be relocated.

Custom Jewellery, Custom Workshop

When I make jewellery, whether it’s to add to my gallery of creations or to work on specially commissioned jewellery, I need a custom workshop. I need a specially designed workshop; somewhere that is functional and comfortable, a place to lose track of time, doing what I love.

The picture above shows the new location – but in it’s current state. This place that hasn’t been decorated since at least the 1920s – just look at those beams! They’re wooden beams that have been covered in plaster – and then papered with a wood effect wallpaper!!

French interior design has obviously moved on since then, thank goodness.

My Workshop of Tomorrow…

There’s a lot of work ahead in creating my new jewellery workshop, but I just know it’s going to be fabulous.

Rest assured, the faux wooden beams will be no more!  Wish me luck?!

By

Related Articles

Boyd Takes Flight

Boyd Takes Flight

Just moments ago Boyd the bird – a swift - took flight and left us. We both feel he's left something of a hole in our lives. Boyd has left a Hole 2 weeks ago today, Chris rescued Boyd from the road outside our house. Since then we've dedicated much time and effort to...

read more
10th Anniversary Gift

10th Anniversary Gift

For our 10th anniversary ~ 10 years since we moved to live in France ~ it's time to celebrate! Our anniversary gift As our anniversary gift to ourselves, to each other, we took a few days away to relax in Lagrasse. One of Les Plus Beaux Villages de France. So early in...

read more

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetur

2 Comments

  1. Jim Connolly

    I love that – papering over real wood beams, with wood effect wallpaper.

    Priceless 😉

    Thanks for sharing Gee.

    • Gee Backhouse

      Incredible, isn’t it?! And the paper is almost worth saving…?!