Behind the Scenes - Mussel Shells; How it's Made!

Posted on July 05, 2021 by Catherine Ash-Vie


Glowing Gold and Iridescent Black! 

This gorgeous shell was cast in solid silver from a mussel shell - using a lost wax casting method, then the magic happens! A layer of solid gold is carefully heat-applied to the silver, then an iridescent patina is applied to mimic the outside of the shell.
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Dinghy Show 2019

Posted on March 15, 2019 by Catherine Ash-Vie

Dinghy Show 2019

Amazing buzz from this Show - and very ready to look at jewellery as a break from the hard core sailing stuff!!

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Turks Head knot - work in progress

Posted on May 17, 2018 by Catherine Ash-Vie

The 3 strand ring is the most difficult!

3rd pass weave - Turks Head ring

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Reef Knot Necklace

Posted on March 19, 2018 by Catherine Ash-Vie

I can't make enough of these elegant, smooth and heavy chains - the detailed work that goes into every knot makes them unique.

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Turks Head Knots

Posted on February 19, 2018 by Catherine Ash-Vie

Turks Head knotted ring

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Fashion Show at RSYC featuring C'est La Vie Jewellery

Posted on October 05, 2017 by Catherine Ash-Vie

Nautical jewellery at a nautical yacht club!

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Monaco Show - Prize Draw! with Rightboat

Posted on September 22, 2017 by Catherine Ash-Vie

Rightboat - Prize Draw at Monaco Yacht Show; 27-30 September 2017

Silver charm necklaces

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