About The Jewellery

As a qualified silversmith, there is always an urge to push the boundaries and try new techniques. When I discovered Silver Clay I realised that it could give me the freedom to make the sort of jewellery I only dreamed of...

 

So what is it?

 

I love Silver Clay – it is a ‘green’ product (recycled from silver used in industry), fabulously versatile and truly beautiful. Being 99.9% Fine Silver (as opposed to Sterling Silver at only 92.5%) means the piece will be of a higher silver content, less liable to tarnishing and when turned into a unique handmade piece, just that little bit more precious… 

 

Silver Clay is made up of pure recycled silver particles bound together with water and an organic non-toxic binder. It can be moulded, shaped, pressed, stamped and cut. When the piece is finished, I dry it thoroughly and fire it in a kiln. The organic binder burns away leaving the silver particles to fuse into a solid metal form; resulting in a gorgeous and unique piece of 99.9% Fine Silver Faye Benjamin jewellery.
 

2019 Faye Benjamin Jewellery

Email: jo@fayebenjamin.co.uk

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