imago corvi

adventures in enamelling, stories, music and travel

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

Limoges Champleve

I was contacted by the Museum in Worcester, MA to make a series of panels showing the way 13th C Limoges champleve was originally made. This is one of the … Continue reading

August 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show Awards for MidAmeriCon II

I made five pieces in all. Since I started going to WisCon (feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention in Madison Wisconsin) – I have found the Science Fiction and Fantasy … Continue reading

August 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Crow/Raven

The crow in Celtic folklore is similar to the crow/raven in native myth, in that it is believed to be one of the oldest of the animals, and somewhat mischievous. … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Calla Lily

I love the graceful curves of this unassuming flower, and decided it would be a good design to use as practice for cloisonne. Cloisonne is one of the most time … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Hawthorn Tree

I have two main tree designs which can be altered to indicate different trees by changing the terminals and colour. (See also Tree Series # 1) This one is based … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Emain Macha

This piece is based on one that was found near the ancient Irish hill fort of Emain Macha Three kings agreed to split the governing of Ireland among themselves, taking … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

fire and fusion

40 works by 32 Canadian Enamellists. This was the culmination of a lot of work! When I first heard about the Toronto International Jewellery Festival my thought was “We MUST … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Enameling basics: Annealling

The first concern of the enamelist is to prepare the metal. It must be perfectly clean before the necessary molecular bond will be formed. Different enamelists develop different procedures for … Continue reading

August 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

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