imago corvi

adventures in enamelling, stories, music and travel

Custom Cufflinks

This was a nice little Christmas collaboration with Twain Design Jewellers in Toronto. Enameling is not always easy, though it might seem so if you did it at summer camp! … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

I Have Pieces in the British Museum!

I was delighted earlier this year to be approached by the British Museum to make some pieces to go with their “Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia” exhibitions. They are not, of … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · 3 Comments

Plique-a-Jour

Plique-a-jour is usually considered to be one of the most difficult techniques of enamelling. I took a class with Fay Rooke a few years ago, and spent about 60 hours … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Crow and Lamb Table

This was a really exciting commission that I got from Beeken Parson Furniture in Vermont. They had a client whose last name was also Crowe, and whose wife’s maiden name was … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lagan Love Collection: Leanan Sidhe

The Aes Sidhe (pronounced ees shee) are the fairy folk of Ireland. Literally it means the people of the mounds – as Irish flklore identifies mounds as the dwelling lace … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lagan Love Collection

Lagan Love is a novel that has many levels. On the surface it is the story of an ill-starred love affair- but on a deeper level it is about the … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Sun and Sword

This was a special order that Sarah at  “Made You Look”  asked me to be involved in. One of her other designers, Ulrich Dehez was going to do the silver … Continue reading

July 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Tree Forge

I have been finding that videos are a great way of letting people in to the process of making an enamel. Even after describing the progression people are often quite … Continue reading

April 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Dream

I wanted to use this blog to document some of the processes that I deal with in enamelling. I have often set up the camera to take shots of the … Continue reading

March 30, 2010 · Leave a comment

Toronto Irish Players

I was delighted to be commissioned by the Toronto Irish Players to design the award for the Acting Irish International Theatre Festival, which they hosted in 2006 (It is hosted … Continue reading

July 18, 2007 · Leave a comment

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