Easy steps to purchase

Here’s a list of steps to make purchasing easier from Silver Nutshell Jewellery. Please remember that if you’d like to add a hand-typed personalised message to your gift, you can add the words in the ORDER NOTES box, which is located on the Checkout page. Otherwise, just email me with all the details. CHOOSE A …

Whale & Dolphin Conservation

It’s official! I’m delighted to announce that Silver Nutshell is supporting the charity, Whale and Dolphin Conservation and from December 2020, 2% of sales from Signature pieces will go to protect our oceans and these beautiful creatures. As a new, eco-friendly brand, I am highly sensitive to our impact on the planet so sustainability and …

Working with silver clay

I love taking natural textures and seeing what I can do with them. Silver clay is such a versatile medium. It lends itself to being moulded, stretched and wrapped, as I have done here. The band of this delicate shell ring was made by wrapping a piece of silver metal clay around a spiral shell, which …

How to… sand casting

Sand casting is true alchemy. I take scraps of recycled sterling silver, melt them down and turn them into pieces of jewellery. From a real seashell that I’ve found on the beach to a gorgeous 925 sterling silver shell pendant, it’s quite magical and the reason why I get such a buzz out of what …

From little seedlings…

Acorns are special and it’s difficult to resist picking one up when I’m out walking in the countryside. Containing a single oak seed and nestled still in their cup, they also make lovely silver pendants. My silver acorn is without doubt a favourite with my customers. It is one of those iconic pieces which can …

Reconnect with your past

Shells have a way of reconnecting us with our past. Collecting shells was one of my favourite childhood pastimes. I have great memories of being on the beach and rock pooling with my Dad and family and I still feel that emotional connection with my past, and those special times, when I wear a piece …

Casting shell fossils

There’s something magical about finding a shell fossil on the beach. It’s a little curiosity which is simply unique. These are a couple of fossil shells which make stunning silver pendants. The technique of casting picks up every bobble, ridge and groove so even the tiniest detail can be captured in silver. There’s no colour …