We are delighted to launch our new website, beautifully designed and constructed by Richard Webb of Webb London. We were a little daunted at the thought of putting together a new site, with so many images to include, but Richard listened to what we wanted, put forward many helpful suggestions and tips, and we think the result is brilliant. We hope you do too!
Fred has recently completed this stunning commission, a pair of one pint tankards, celebrating Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton through a depiction of some of their iconic guitars, including ‘Blackie’, ‘Ivan the Terrible’, and ‘Love Drops’.
You can see this piece being fired in our video here.
Inspired by Fred’s frustration with walking along London’s pavements having to negotiate his way around those oblivious to the outside world transfixed on their mobile phones. Silver, ruthenium plate, and enamel with 22 ct gold cloissons.
A reflection on one’s place in the cosmos. Silver, silver gilt, 18ct yellow and white gold, and enamel. Height approx.. 11cm.
A pair of tankards celebrating Jimi Hendrix & Eric Clapton through a depiction of some of their iconic guitars. These include ‘Blackie’, ‘Ivan the Terrible’, and ‘Love Drops’. Silver, silver gilt, 18ct yellow & white gold, 22ct gold, and enamel. The coloured hands represent ‘the blues’, and 18ct white gold has been used for some of the ‘steel’ guitar strings.
A pair of vases depicting the flora and bird life in a specific English garden. The colour pallets have been carefully thought out to make a non-matching but coherent pair. A true tour de force of enamelling, these vases represent the largest pieces Fred has made, standing at 52cm in height. Silver, silver gilt, and enamel with 22ct gold cloissons.
(Ordontoglossum Cirrhosum). The wirework has the feel of the steamy depths of the rainforest. Silver, silver gilt, and enamel with 22ct gold cloissons. Height approx.. 10.5cm.
An enamelled underwater theme inspired by a visit to the Great Barrier Reef. The design includes Lemon Angel Fish and a Box Puffer Fish, and two Seahorses lovingly entwined. The height of the vase is 220mm. Silver, silver gilt, and enamel with 22ct gold cloissons.
Two inkwells sit on a silver stand and have enamelled lids depicting brown trout in close up. Displayed in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Silver and enamel with 22ct gold cloissons.
A beautiful underwater theme, with applied amethysts to the vase. The candlesticks have enamelled drip pans, and cast silver stems with seahorses entwined in seaweed. Silver, silver gilt, amethysts set in 22ct gold, and enamel with 22ct gold cloissons. Vase height 370mm.