Tag: copper

  • Handmade Buttons

    Featuring a new hammer texture interpretation of sakura blossoms seen through branches in the spring time.

  • Edo Inspired Buttons

    Hand hammered textures and subtly organic lines bring life and warmth into these handmade metal buttons.

  • The Old School House

    The Old School House (affectionately known as TOSH) is a community supported arts centre and gallery in Qualicum Beach.

  • Hooked Copper Spoons

    Equally at home working in the kitchen or on display as kitchen bling, these spoons are crowned with delicate recurved hooks. These spoons are made from split copper water pipe and employ a traditional handle design that incorporates small hooks for storage. Three copper rivets made from discarded bonsai cable join the handle and bowl.…

  • Nail Coffee Scoop

    An elegant taper transforms a discarded spike nail into a handle with history for this copper scoop. Copper is one of the raw materials that were available to the original inhabitants of Vancouver Island. Add a touch of history and class to the brewing of the perfect espresso. The deep bowl is cut and hammered…

  • Walnut Houchou

    A reclaimed harrow tooth combined with walnut and hand hammered copper to create a utility knife with Japanese style mounting. One of a pair designed in collaboration with a Japanese collector, this piece has been forged and shaped from entirely reclaimed materials and is mounted in the traditional Japanese manner using only a single bamboo…

  • Smashin’ Glass!

    Smashin’ Glass is an artist-run studio, gallery, and shop that thrives on supporting local artisans and their creative work.

  • Heart Copper Spatula

    Simple and effective, the subtle details and heart finials on these utensils make them perfect for kitchen accent pieces.

  • Copper Coffee Scoop

    Simple is good for this little scoop. Brew a perfect cup of coffee to measure with this hammered copper and forged steel piece. Copper is one of the raw materials that were historically available on Vancouver Island. The beauty of this spoon lies in the simplicity of its lines and shapes. The bowl is hammered…

  • Large Leaf Spoon

    Hammered copper and forged steel are combined with the technique of hand riveting in this whimsical culinary sculpture piece. Next to knives, kitchen utensils are one of my favorite projects to work on. Each one is slightly different and there is plenty of room for experimenting with variation of styles. I also enjoy working with…

  • Slim Copper Spatula

    An adventure in textures, this sculpture piece is as tactile as it is visual with its straight-peened handle and copper accents. One of the reasons I enjoy making kitchen utensils is that they sometimes allow for a very loose flowing creative process rather than a fixed end goal. This one is a great example of…

  • ThirtyOne Penny Spoon

    Made from an old nail and a copper disc, this tiny spoon showcases the beauty of two reclaimed materials in juxtaposition. This little sugar spoon is by far the smallest I have ever made. It was inspired by the tiny piece of scrap copper that a friend brought into the shop today. At first I…

  • Forged Copper Pendant

    Hand-hammered and coiled, hand-tanned deerskin with upcycled electrical wire from a house built in the 1940’s, natural patina finish. This was the first piece I forged from the short length of reno copper that came out of a house by the beach in Qualicum. I was experimenting with hand polished rust pigment finishes when the…