Studio upgrade in Glasgow’s westend

Studio upgrade in Glasgow’s westend

Got them!! My final piece of jewellery equipment, here at last and now in place in my new studio, my brand new rolling mills. I’m so pleased with them, they’re so shiny and new. My studio is really quite well equipped now in, Glasgow’s westend,...
Hidden Gem. Oct 2013

Hidden Gem. Oct 2013

Yesterday was my second time exhibiting at the Hidden Gem jewellery show for Dundee and Glasgow jewellery graduates and under graduates. It is held in the conservatory of the newly refurbished Lansdowne Bar and Grill, once a month. It is a good way of jewellers...
Charity Event: Orkidstudio

Charity Event: Orkidstudio

Orkidstudio is a charity that builds functional builds in third world countries to help improved their living conditions. I was exhibiting and thus contributing to this worthy cause at their Charity Event in Kilmacolm on Friday. I created some new pieces, inspired by...
Loving Mum Sept 2013

Loving Mum Sept 2013

My lovely daughter Rowan pointed out the error of my ways today, when she arrived back from Peru after her eight week elective, I STILL am a loving Mum, first and foremost and being a Jewellery Designer is an extra gift that I have. x
Daily Record Press Release Sept 2013

Daily Record Press Release Sept 2013

  I was recently approached by the Daily Record to talk about my recent transition from loving mum to designer, maker and owner of Helen Swan Designer Jewellery. The  article appeared last Friday, in the Record Woman section of the Daily Record, beside...
Studio Workshop

Studio Workshop

My New Adventure. Studio/workshop is open when others close. Do you ever wish you could have workshop access in the evenings, weekends or just on your day off? I know that feeling and because of this I have just created four workbenches and a brand new, well equipped...
New Workshop August 2013

New Workshop August 2013

My New Adventure. I have four workbenches and a brand new, well equipped Jewellers Studio in Glasgow’s Westend. This can be leased on a regular or one off bases by Jewellers looking for bench space. There is easy access by train, bus and car and parking is no...
Anodised Aluminium Bangle

Anodised Aluminium Bangle

Anodised Aluminium Designer BangleNEW ARRIVALS AT ST ANDREWS Designer Bangle in Anodised Aluminium with silver detail. The internal section is flexible to allow for expansion. This bangle can be seen in a variety of colours in the ARTERY GALLERY, in Market Street, St...

Lastest update: Studio Upgrade

Helen Swan Designer Jewellery Studio UpgradeSweltering heat and I am oiling workbenches! Units are now installed and the solid beech worktops fitted. My joiner was scandalised at the thought of cutting semi circles out of them but it had to be down and they are...

More progress on my studio refurbish

8th July 2013 Studio upgrade. Helen Swan Designer JewelleryI am upgrading my studio to complete the final transition  from my long lived teaching post to fully self employed. The Next Stage: The water is finally in and connected. I can’t believe, after the mess...

Progress is made. Day 2. Studio Revamp

Argh! I’ve commissions to do and this is how my studio looks. Day 2.  Studio Revamp. I’ve kept a little corner of sanity where my old workbench is, I’ll have to hide away there and let the men get on with it around me.   Old settee is out, of...

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