Yvonne's Profile

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My work is abstract expressionism using glass and metal instead of paint and canvas.

Although I love all forms of jewellery making, my specialty is enamelling. The process of enamelling involves firing very finely ground glass (vitreous enamel) onto a copper or silver base at approximately 1500 degrees. That's hot!

All Torched Studio items are handmade by me. Each piece is unique.

I have been making and selling jewellery for well over ten years. I also further honed my craft by graduating from the George Brown College jewellery program in 2008.

I try to be as environmentally friendly as possible by using only vinegar and salt in my enamelling instead of Sparex.

In the Toronto area…

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  • Female
  • Joined August 30, 2009

Favorite materials

enamel, silver, copper, glass

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TorchedStudio
Handmade enamel jewelry, art and bowls.

About

My work is abstract expressionism using glass and metal instead of paint and canvas.

Although I love all forms of jewellery making, my specialty is enamelling. The process of enamelling involves firing very finely ground glass (vitreous enamel) onto a copper or silver base at approximately 1500 degrees. That's hot!

All Torched Studio items are handmade by me. Each piece is unique.

I have been making and selling jewellery for well over ten years. I also further honed my craft by graduating from the George Brown College jewellery program in 2008.

I try to be as environmentally friendly as possible by using only vinegar and salt in my enamelling instead of Sparex.

In the Toronto area you can find my jewellery at:

The Arts Market, 846 College Street, Toronto - this is my main location.

Distill Gallery, 55 Mill St., Building 47 in the Distillery District, Toronto.

Wise Daughters, 3079B Dundas St. W. , Toronto.

Wonderworks, 79A Harbord Street, Toronto

18 Karat, 275 Dundas Street West, Toronto

Freedom Clothing Collective, 939 Bloor St. West, Toronto

Elephant Shoes, 1342 Bloor Street West, Toronto

Chartreuse Style, 1692 Queen Street West, Toronto

And in Ottawa at:

JV Studios, 103 Fourth Ave., 2nd Floor, Ottawa

They carry my enamel jewellery that I don't have on Etsy.

You can join my facebook fan page here:
www.facebook.com/TorchedStudio


If you would like to learn any of the techniques used in making my jewellery, I teach classes at my studio. To enquire about classes email torchedstudio [!at] hotmail.com

My website is www.torchedstudio.com
My blog is www.torchedstudio.wordpress.com

I am a member of TESTY - the Toronto Etsy Street Team.

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