Monday, 30 July 2012

First Day at Entrepreneurial Spark West Coast

What a day!  I had applied to the Entrepreneurial Spark some weeks ago which is a social enterprise company set up to enable and support entrepreneurs, start ups and small businesses in Scotland. This was the brainchild of Sir Tom Hunter a Scottish businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. I had an interview last Wednesday where I had to deliver a 60 second pitch with my business idea to a group of people who were all in the same position.

I found out that I had been accepted and today I realised that I was one of only 8 'chiclets' who had been selected.  What a wonderful opportunity - to work alongside a group of like minded people and be offered a workspace with great facilities, fantastic mentors and so much more....

Really looking forward to working at the 'hatchery' and the journey ahead :)

Sunday, 22 July 2012

Competition - Welcome to my blog - be featured!

Hello and thanks for visiting my Blog.

Would you like to be featured on my blog and also win a Gift Voucher to the value of 25 pounds?

This is what you need to do:

I am always interested to know how my visitors found my blog - was it through my website or via Facebook?  Or perhaps some other route?

If this is the first time visiting my blog I would love to hear your comments about it.  Are there any designs you really like?  Are there any of my posts that you like?

To  be featured you need to answer the above questions and also write a short piece about a funny story surrounding a Wedding - your own wedding or one you have attended(up to 500 words)
and 'like' my Facebook page

Email your answer to:
Closing date 30 September 2012

Entries will be judged by an independent panel of judges

Saturday, 21 July 2012

Twin Hearts Brooch

This lovely little brooch was commissioned for a bride by her bridesmaids.  This was to be a permanent keepsake but was also to be worn on her garter on her wedding day.

The design comprises two handcut sterling silver hearts which have been filed, polished and then one has been soldered onto the other.

Finally the brooch components have been soldered onto the back.  The brooch was then sent to the Edinburgh Assay Office for hallmarking with my 'SK' maker's mark, 925 silver, the symbol for the Lion Rampant of Scotland, a castle to represent Edinburgh and 'N' to denote the year 2012.

This design is available to order or can be customised for you.  Regards Sheila

Tess Bridal Headpiece

Tess Headpiece

This design is part of my new Bridal Collection and comprises of crystal diamonte, handmade pearl flowers and preciosa crystals.  This is designed to sit on the side of the head.  Of course all my designs can be customised for each client.

Just contact us for more details.

Mother of the Bride Jewellery Commission

This was commissioned as a gift.  The design is made with Chrysotine gemstone discs interspersed with Swarovski Elements in peridot.  The pendant is Swarovski Elements in Vitreol Medium with a sterling silver hanging bail.

For more information please contact us.  Thanks

Sunday, 15 July 2012

Designer Day with Sheila Kerr

Dahlia Tiara by Sheila Kerr
Sunday 2 September, 2012 from 11.00 am to 6.00 pm
The Studio, Courtyard Studios, 128 Harbour Street, IRVINE  KA12 8PZ

Free hair trial, free make up trial and Sheila Kerr of Sheila Kerr Jewellery will be on hand to advise on Tiaras, hair accessories and jewellery.  Book now to avoid disappointment.  Visitors welcome to browse the designs too.  Bring a friend!  Bubbly and cake.  Special offers on the day. 

With Dianne Reap of Empire Bridal Hair, Nicol Creen Makeup, Sarah's Creative Occasions and Anyone for Cake

Contact us now for more details.