New jewellery making classes / workshops now in Newton Abbot, South Devon. See classes for details.



My name is Lisa Gould and I live in Devon, southwest England. All Handmade Shop products are designed and handcrafted in my home workshop in Newton Abbot.

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I have been making various crafts for a number of years as a hobby and to give as unique gifts for family and friends. In September 2007, I established my business and starting selling at craft fairs and through my web site. I make a variety of items using numerous different techniques, including jewellery, accessories, stained glass and mosaics.

I started making jewellery with beaded designs and then began exploring other materials and processes including wirework, fused glass, enamel and handmade paper designs. I like to use a selection of materials in my jewellery designs, and love trying out new techniques.

Different types of glass are the main materials used in mosaic, stained glass and fused glass items for the home and garden. There is a fantastic array of colours, textures and patterns of glass available to work with, which can make the choice of materials for a project often quite difficult! Unpacking a new delivery of glass is very exciting - seeing how it captures the light and picturing what it will look like in a finished piece is a great way to spend a couple of hours.

My favourite item of jewellery to make is earrings (a girl can never have too many pairs of earrings!). At the moment I am enjoying making my own beads with polymer clay and pairing these with gorgeous Czech glass beads. I am also exploring some new wirework earring designs. You can see my latest creations in the online shop.

I also run jewellery making and other craft classes in Newton Abbot, South Devon. So if you fancy having a go yourself, come along and learn a new skill or brush up on your existing knowledge. Courses are fun, relaxed and informal and all are suitable for beginners. Further details can be found on the classes page.

Please do get in touch if you have any questions, comments or suggestions - it would be lovely to hear from you.

Thanks for calling in to my web site, I hope you enjoy your visit!


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