I’m Lizzie and I’m a self-taught silversmith. I tried a few different
career pathways before I settled on this one but I consider myself lucky to
have finally found something I truly love. I wish I had had more faith in my
abilities as a teenager so it might not have taken so long!

My husband and I have a ten-year-old son, an eight-year-old
daughter, and a fourteen-year-old fur baby. My family is everything to me and I
love that making jewellery has allowed me to work from home during their formative

I studied Liberal Arts at university majoring in Environmental
Studies. I walked away with an MA Honours degree and three of the most
wonderful friends.

I was diagnosed with CFS/M.E a couple of years ago and now
take great care to pace myself and remember that I don’t need to be perfect. I
constantly try to be kinder to myself.

Neighbours and Home & Away are series linked on my TV
planner and are my guilty pleasure…Don’t tell anyone! I can’t watch anything
with mild (or any) peril for animals. Lion King is the worst ever!

I cut and colour my own hair. It started when I was first
diagnosed with chronic fatigue…I had long hair that I didn’t have the energy
to work with so I gathered it in a ponytail and chopped it off.  After a while I decide that my grey hair needed
to be dealt with so started dying my hair purple…then aquamarine…then

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