imago corvi

adventures in enamelling, stories, music and travel

Hekate

Hecate has been variously translated as “will”, “she that operates from afar”, “she that removes or drives off”,and sometimes “the far reaching one” or “the far-darter”. She is a ver … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Athene

The etymology of Athene’s name is uncertain. Some say it is derived from the word for ‘mind’. The name relates to the city of Athens – but most stories agree … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Minakari

This is the culmination of a year of research and development undertaken in partnership with a local jeweller, Amir Sheikhvand. Amir apprenticed to a Minakari master when he was young, … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Artemis

Artemis means ‘vigorous’ In Greek mythology, Artemis was the daughter of Zeus and Leto, and the twin sister of Apollo. One of the most widely venerated of the gods and … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Persian Minakari

This is a project that was inspired by an Iranian jeweller coming to my studio with an enamelled bowl and asking me what materials he would need to re-create this … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Eos Kidnaps Tithonus

And now for something completely different! I have always been enamoured of Classical Greek pottery. I like the stylisation better than the classical realism – to me it is much … Continue reading

November 6, 2008 · Leave a comment

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