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I studied Sustainable Design and Practice at The University of Derby, graduating with a First Class Honours degree in 2004. Since then I have worked as a jeweller, maker, designer and artist in a variety of roles. I work from my home studio in Sherwood, Nottingham designing, making and creating. I work part-time at the moment due to the demands of my 3 year old daughter, Matilda.
My jewellery is made using materials which are reclaimed, reused, reinvented and recycled. These base … read more
Amanda Li Hope finds inspiration for her jewellery from the form, beauty, and detail found in the built environment. Trained as an architect in New York City and London, her designs explore simple yet elegant geometries. All her pieces are made out of sterling silver, gold, and hand selected gemstones.
Ghanaian-born, London raised Amma Gyan, designs and hand crafts leather jewellery and accessories that combine the cosmopolitan life of the west with the vibrancy of Africa. Each piece is designed to be elegant and tactile with careful consideration to comfort. The moulded range have the visual impact of metal with the lightweight feel of leather. The essence of ‘me’ is to encourage the wearer to create their own look, find their own style, and make each piece unique to the them.
wear me, be you.
Amy Lee Hubbard’s small company called Facet Nation makes handmade jewellery in sterling silver with rough gemstones, resin and etching. Commissions happily taken.
Angela is a feltmaker and fibre artist. She makes unique and individualistic felted wool & silk wraps, clothing, jewellery, bags and homewares using the finest materials and utmost care. She creates exciting textural pieces, all one of a kind. Her chunky jewellery is striking; her shawls are stunning, and her felted vessels & cushions add an unusual touch to your home. She frequently does commissions – so you can build up a design together from scratch – perhaps a shawl to match an outfit for a special occasion, or a unique gift for a loved one.
My inspiration for my creative practice is fueled by a passion and a desire to explore the environment around us, looking for the fleeting ephemeral traces of our footprints in society. Influences derive from time and memory, objects silently disappearing into their surroundings, revealing the beauty of surface decay.
I use old and discarded objects and obscure and decayed architecture as a starting point. I then combine and assemble the found objects along with distressed … read more
I design and make contemporary fine and costume jewellery using precious metals and recycled materials. I’m currently combining silver with fused plastic bags to make a range of jewellery based on flowers.
Based in Buckinghamshire, I have been designing and making jewellery for over 9 years.
I make all my jewellery by hand, working mainly in silver, gold, and semi-precious stones, and love creating beautiful, contemporary, wearable pieces.
My designs have an organic, tactile feel, and share a sense of delicacy and movement. I gain inspiration from many different sources including light, texture, and natural and fluid forms.
Anne Morgan is an established contemporary jeweller who was recently commissioned to design and make the crown for the National Eisteddfod of Wales 2012. Anne has been well supported by the Arts Council of Wales with two Project Grants. Based in South Wales, she is the current chair of ACJ (Association for Contemporary Jewellery) Wales. A member of Makers Guild in Wales since 1998, she exhibits her work through their gallery, Craft in the Bay.
Anne enjoys silver’s potential for … read more
I make intricate, delicate jewellery in silver and gold from necklaces and bracelets to earrings, cufflinks and rings. I also make tiny silver books with messages inside, little boxes to hide your secrets in, and small decorative bowls.
I create textures and forms in the metal using a technique called chasing. I am fascinated by the way the lines I chase onto one side of the metal can be altered and transformed by working from the back to form emerging three dimensional shapes.
I am influenced by the structure and texture of natural forms, such as shells, seed pods, leaves and rippled sand, and I like my jewellery to incorporate sound and movement.
I fabricate my Sterling Silver jewellery using traditional metalworking techniques such as piercing, forming, forging and soldering. I often add milled or acid etched texture or contrasting metal and use patination to highlight detail.
Some pieces may feature a cast element, these elements I cast myself from my hand carved master.
I draw inspiration from poems, stories and journeys through the imagination which can lead to quirky figurative pieces which I produce in limited designs. I sometimes use a text alongside a piece to provide humour or explanation about the design.
Annika draws strongly on her Scandinavian roots for inspiration. A modern Stockholm based apprenticeship, followed by a BA Hons in 3D design and silversmithing at Sheffield, has moulded Annika’s distinctive style.
After working in the London jewellery trade Annika started her own business in 1997 and has won many awards including Highly Commended in the Goldsmiths Design awards, Highly Commended from The World Gold Council, 1st place Male Jewellery and 3rd place Parure Categories of the UK Perles De Tahiti Competition, and design awards from The Worshipful Company of Cutlers and The Worshipful Company of Pewterers.
Annika’s work is defined by angled contrasts and its solid weight, with an emphasis on high quality workmanship.
Work is manufactured in sterling silver, 18 carat gold and platinum. Diamonds used are conflict free and G VVS1 quality.
I am a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and am currently based at home in Fife.
Inspired by the beauty of the contrast between solid objects and fragile elements, I create intriguing items of jewellery. Influenced by familiar shapes, lines and patterns, my work draws from the everyday sources of textiles, architecture, antiques and curios. By translating feelings such as fragility, through the manipulation of materials, I can begin to explore an intangible relationship; engaging the viewer with the jewellery.
Working in precious metals, and incorporating non-precious materials such as paper and porcelain. My collections contain designs of solid forms which are complementary to the body, whilst capturing a sense of playful ornate detailing.
My work is inspired by the architecture of Indian monuments and palaces. The geometry used in the formation of the structural arches of these monuments, the intricate details of the ceilings, and the decorative panels in the windows and screens, all form a rich heritage for my work.
The jewellery has the essence of the geometry, repetition and pattern, evolving in pieces that have a distinct style, are tactile, three dimensional and have a touch of the luxurious.
Originally from New Zealand, I now live in London, UK. I gain inspiration from things around me, often from overseas holidays and you’ll also often see my New Zealand heritage shining through with spirals (Koru’s) and other motifs. I create unique jewellery designs handcrafted with silver and with a mixture of polished and textured finishes to give each piece interest. I also love to add some colour in with semi-precious gemstones to create another level to my work. Every piece is one of a kind and I love working with customers to incorporate their ideas and style within the piece. My designs are perfect to enjoy wearing every day, or to dress up outfits for special occasions.