Studio Life – Gillies Jones Blog

Our Blog Has Moved !

Posted in Studio Stuff by Kate Jones on November 7, 2011

Studio Life is now part of our ‘Beautiful Bowl’ web site. Find it here:-

If you subscribe to the blog or visit us regulary, you will find all our latest news and updates on the blog within the site, it is identical to the existing blog but travels back in time further, as far as 2003.

The site has had a refresh and you may notice a few subtle changes,  new pieces and designs will be added online next spring.

Thank you for all the comments and visits to our blog… look forward to hearing from you on the other site !



National Glass Centre / Carrie Fertig

Posted in Travels by Kate Jones on September 13, 2011

Saw Carrie today on a visit to the NGC, finishing her glass feathers for the Wing Project at Chichester Cathedral. For more info follow the link. Glass centre was busy and the cafe as good as ever.

Calla Lillies in Flower Bomb

Posted in Studio Stuff by Kate Jones on August 24, 2011

Flower Bomb Vase, always good to find new ways to display flowers in these vases. These were flowers whose stems had failed, so they were no longer suitable for the tall Root Vases, but perfect for and still beautiful in a flower bomb.

Tempted to ask for images of what you put in yours?

Bring on the First Frosts !

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on August 21, 2011

A Sunday morning walk gives cause for optimism for next years Sloe Gin, looks like a bumper year.

Travelers Return

Posted in Studio Stuff by Kate Jones on August 17, 2011

Two Ubiquitous Bowls Come Home !

These two have been on loan in Australia since 2002. Very pleased to welcome them home. Reminiscent of the piece we have in the Fitzwilliam permanent collection from about the same time, that piece too is all about ‘Beauty’ than function.

Colourful Moon over Chimney Bank

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on August 10, 2011

My moving hands let me down on the slow exposure, but you get the idea of the colours of the moonlight through the clouds. It was beautiful.

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Recent Commission

Posted in New Work, Studio Stuff by Kate Jones on August 3, 2011

Recently completed a special commission for a special anniversary. Don’t often make plates these days. Pleased with this one. Thank you Cathryn & Steve.

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Welcome home from Honeymoon

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on August 3, 2011

The neighbours were out to meet us. Ahhh good to be home. Loved Spain and the sunshine, sea and food. Kind of get the holiday thing now !

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Rosedale’s Church Rainbow

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on May 31, 2011

Planning a wedding at this Church for the end of June…  hmmm, maybe this is a good omen ! Beautiful light, and 10m mins later it was gone and clear blue skies returned.

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Joze London

Posted in Exhibitions, Studio Stuff by Kate Jones on May 27, 2011

An eclectic exhibition in a beautiful new space. Link here to find out where and learn more. 

Showing The Aesculus Trinity pieces, and other works. Couple of snaps below and one of Mr Coates Totem

Last nights PV was packed

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