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Copper Earrings: Medium Leaf (5 cm) from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Pendant: 'Lunar' from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Necklace 'Pharoah' from Shalini Austin Designs

Hand Forged Textured Copper Necklace

Details here: Copper Necklace 'Pharoah' from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Circle Earrings from Shalini Austin Designs

Fold Formed Copper Pendant from Shalini Austin Designs

Freshwater Pearls and Copper Bracelet - Green from Shalini Austin Designs

Rutilated Quartz Gold-Fill Pendant from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Pendant: 'Lunar' from Shalini Austin Designs

Freshwater Pearls Pendant - Pink from Shalini Austin Designs

Wire Weave Pearl Pendant
More Details here: Freshwater Pearls Pendant - Pink from Shalini Austin Designs

Herringbone Weave Earrings from Shalini Austin Designs

A colourful range of Herringbone Weave Earrings now available in my on-line shop: Herringbone Weave Earrings from Shalini Austin Designs





Etched Copper Cuff from Shalini Austin Designs

Etched Copper Cuff "Another Brick in the Wall"



Details here: Etched Copper Cuff from Shalini Austin Designs

Leaf & Flower Copper Brooch from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Brooch made using fold forming and texturing techniques. 


More Details: Leaf & Flower Copper Brooch from Shalini Austin Designs

Turquoise Wire Weave Pendant from Shalini Austin Designs

Freshwater Pearls Wire Weave Earrings from Shalini Austin Designs

Dyed Green Freshwater Pearls with Copper Wire Weave.



Details here: Freshwater Pearls Wire Weave Earrings from Shalini Austin Designs

Air Chasing Copper

Earlier this year I embarked on a new adventure and learnt about Air Chasing, a technique of forging copper using hammers, daps and a vice.


Read more via Air Chasing Copper

Experimental Christmas Decoration

Something to add to the "To Do" list for next year...  read more: Experimental Christmas Decoration





Just a Card Campaign

I came across this on twitter recently and it definitely strikes a chord!

#‎JustACard campaign‬ came about when Artist & Designer SARAH HAMILTON saw the quote "If everyone who'd complimented our beautiful gallery had bought 'just a card' we'd still be open" by store keepers who'd recently closed their gallery...  read more on Just a Card Campaign




Esha Felt and Copper Bookmarks: Made to Order

Quotation bookmarks by Eve Marshall and Shalini Austin, handmade to order.




Read More: Esha Bookmarks: Made to Order 

Copper Bracelet: Denise from Shalini Austin Designs

"Denise" - This is a fun bracelet made with copper wire and washers.This bracelet can be made to order.



View here: Copper Bracelet: Denise from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Bracelet: Textured Oval Links from Shalini Austin Designs

This style bracelet can be made to order, each one will be individually fabricated and textured.  



View here: Copper Bracelet: Textured Oval Links from Shalini Austin Designs

Turquoise and Antique Copper Bracelet from Shalini Austin Designs

Simple Wire-work bracelet with beautiful Turquoise beads. The Copper wire & the little pure copper spacer beads have been given an antique finish using a Liver of Sulphur Patina.


View Turquoise and Antique Copper Bracelet from Shalini Austin Designs

Esha Bracelet: Felt and Wire from Shalini Austin Designs

This is part of the Esha Collection, a collaboration with my good friend and felt artisan Eve Marshall.
Esha Bracelet: Felt and Wire from Shalini Austin Designs

Turquoise and Copper Wire Bracelet from Shalini Austin Designs

Chunky Turquoise Beads Bracelet



View here: Turquoise and Copper Wire Bracelet from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Bracelet: 'Delphine' from Shalini Austin Designs

This bracelet can be made to order.



View Details here: Copper Bracelet: 'Delphine' from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Cuff: Nalanda from Shalini Austin Designs

Wide Etched Copper Cuff Bracelet
Copper Cuff: Nalanda from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Leaf Earrings: 5.5 cm from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Circles Earrings: Orbit from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Leaf Earrings: Medium from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Circles Earrings: Ceramic Beads from Shalini Austin Designs

One-Off Copper Circles, Ceramic and Turquoise Earrings
Copper Circles Earrings: Ceramic Beads from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Cuff: Circles from Shalini Austin Designs

Wide Etched Copper Cuff Bracelet
Copper Cuff: Circles from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Earrings: Fold Formed from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Cuff: Jaigarh from Shalini Austin Designs

Wide Etched Copper Cuff Bracelet
Copper Cuff: Jaigarh from Shalini Austin Designs

Sometimes a Plan Just Comes Together

Autumn Country Market 2015 at Easton Walled Gardens

I will be there! :-) Looking forward to it.

Ten Years Celebrating The Best Of Our Region.  Sunday 6th September 2015 11am – 4pm.  It’ll soon be time to pitch the marquees ready for our annual Autumn Country Market in September. via Autumn Country Market 2015 at Easton Walled Gardens.

Copper Brooch Wide Eyed from Shalini Austin Designs

Sawing Copper

Sawing Copper



last night I decided to do some sawing practice. First set of flower shapes cut and I am pleased to say it did not take as long as I thought it would :-)


One-Off Copper Ring - Size O from Shalini Austin Designs

Aventurine and Copper Pendant from Shalini Austin Designs

Aventurine Cabochon in a hand forged copper setting Aventurine and Copper Pendant from Shalini Austin Designs

Mismatched Copper Earrings from Shalini Austin Designs

"Two of a Kind" Copper Earrings



via Mismatched Copper Earrings from Shalini Austin Designs

Shalini Austin's Events and Craft Shows

Busy September coming up! I really should start making more bracelets and earrings soon...







Shalini Austin's Events and Craft Shows

Small Domed Copper Pendant from Shalini Austin Designs

Copper Leaf Necklace & Earrings Set from Shalini Austin Designs

Beach Glass Crystals & Copper Pendant by Shalini Austin

Antique Look Beach Glass, Crystals and Copper Weave Pendant.Beach Glass Crystals & Copper Pendant by Shalini Austin

Copper Cuff Bracelet: Fold Form from Shalini Austin Designs