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At the moment I am becoming increasingly obsessed with Pinterest. Pinterest is a virtual ‘pin board’. You can use it to create photo boards of all the things you find and like online – or even upload your own photos of stuff from the real world!!

I’m really enjoying using it to create visual inspiration boards for my jewellery collections, it gives a new purpose to hours spent idly browsing online and when I find something that clicks in my head I can add it to a pinboard and hopefully build up a visual reference of all the things that influence my work. I also use it as an online notebook to store interesting and inspiring images to come back to later for things I haven’t even though about making yet.

            

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Hello and welcome to the design blog for Alys Power Design. I am a jewellery designer/maker specialising in original and unique pieces hand crafted from vintage and precious materials. My work explores the challenges of forgotten and discarded articles into objects of beauty and value. I work from my home studio in Nottingham, England and sell work through local and national shops and galleries and at regional craft fairs and arts market. More info and online shop can be found on my website www.alyspower.co.uk. xx

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