Helping hedgehogs

Tiny silver owl and bird

Tiny solid silver birds – unique tiny treasures!

I’ve been busy hand crafting tiny miniature silver owl and birds.

IMG_4041Following on from the success of the tiny micro hedgehogs, I thought I would branch out….

Each owl and bird is individually hand sculpted in silver clay with inset gemstone eyes. They fire to solid silver. I love the fact that each one is completely unique and no two will ever be quite the same – making them a very personal gift. Each has its own unique personality and I can use a wide range of different gems for the eyes.

They are so tiny that I have to make them under a magnifying lens, using a set of tiny sculpting tools. It requires a lot of patience and sadly many birds don’t make it to the final stage…

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Tiny silver micro sculptures. Hedgehog in the Spring garden with three gemstone flowers, tiny silver owl and tiny silver bird

 

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Tiny silver wren made into a charm. It can hang on a Pandora bracelet or from a silver link bracelet or necklace chain
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Tiny silver owl charm – he can hang from a Pandora bracelet or from a necklace chain
sculpted owl charm in hand
Tiny silver owl charm hanging from a silver link bracelet

This series follows on from my best selling hand sculpted tiny silver hedgehogs. I am still making the hedgehogs to order.

All my handmade silver jewellery is inspired by nature and wildlife. I’ve been lucky enough to have a close encounter with an owl that fell down my chimney and had to be rescued many moons ago. The tiny silver bird is a wren and is inspired by these adorable tiny birds that nest in my wildlife garden.

Tawny owl who fell down my chimney
The tawny owl that fell down my chimney is the inspiration for the new owl design. I often hear tawny owls calling in the garden late at night. I wonder if it’s my little rescued owl friend.

 

 

I do hope you like the new designs and you can shop my jewellery at www.littlesilverhedgehog.etsy.com.

If you would like me to create a unique owl or tiny wren just for you, please drop me a line here.

Handmade nature jewellery by little silver hedgehog

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6 thoughts on “Tiny silver owl and bird”

  1. Such a talent LSH! Lovely! PS – I have hedgehog evidence. Little poos dotted around the garden, and a visitor to a safe feeding station – that could be a hedgehog. Need to get that night vision spyware!

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