Jewelry

Face to face with the wildlife: Alexis Southam jewellery

Face to face with the wildlife: Alexis Southam jewellery

Alexis Southam, Silver Stag Necklace I was ambling through Stockbridge Market in Edinburgh today and thoroughly enjoying the delicious smell of handmade cuisine bubbling and cooking away in the open air (I might, just might have sampled one or two dishes…), when I came face to face with the wildlife: otherwise known as the jewellery of Alexis […]

Doll me up

Doll me up

  Glennifer’s Eyes, Jennifer Glen This is just what Jennifer Glen, a recent graduate of Glasgow School of Art aspires to do with her jewellery designs. Glennifer’s Eyes, Jennifer Glen  “My work is based around dolls, from the aesthetic qualities, to the emotional connections to them as children. The aim of the work is to […]

Dazzled at Dovecot

Dazzled at Dovecot

  Dazzle Contemporary Jewellery Exhibitions is dedicated to showing the best of contemporary designer jewellery.  Organizing  four exhibitions a year in Glasgow, Edinburgh, London and Manchester,  they show work in a wide range of materials from gold and silver to paper, plastics and textiles. Committed to showing the work of young makers at the point […]

Treasured Possessions by Fay McGlashan

Treasured Possessions by Fay McGlashan

How do you perceive value? Is it how much an item cost you to buy? Sentimental value? Would you place as much value on a plastic childhood toy as you would a diamond ring? The things that we consider precious are held close to our hearts for reasons that are many and various. The notion […]

Jewellery and Silversmithing at the 2013 ECA Degree Show!

Jewellery and Silversmithing at the 2013 ECA Degree Show!

The ECA  (Edinburgh College of Art) 2013 Degree Show closed Sunday (9th June) and I wanted to take the chance to share some of my favourite pieces from Jewellery and Silversmithing collection with you all! First up, Kirsty Stewart! Inspired by nature (flowers, feathers and leaves) Kirsty’s work has a beautifully contemporary feel through combining precious […]

Kirsty Fraser Jewellery Designer

Kirsty Fraser Jewellery Designer

While at the Christmas Markets at the Lighthouse Glasgow I met jewellery designer Kirsty Fraser and was able to experience the beautiful geometry of her designs.  Fraser draws her inspiration for her designs from architectural forms, she has a fascination with geometric and angular shape formations, patterns and repetitive sequences. The outcome of this fascination with architectural form and geometry? Simplistic beautiful looking pieces. Honeycomb […]

Organic Decay

Organic Decay

Etched & patinated Brooch   Stephanie Hopkins, a Jewellery and Metalsmith graduate from Wolverhampton University that is inspired by organic forms and decay has created these fantastic pieces!  Hopkins uses a combination of techniques to achieve the desired results, etching, reticulation and patination are just some of the techniques that she employs to create and portray […]

Liquorice Allsorts!

Liquorice Allsorts!

 Liquorice Allsorts Jewellery, Necklace. Chloe Henderson a Jewellery and Metal Design student at the University of Dundee has created these quirky colourful yummy looking Liquorice Allsorts jewellery! Chloe started making the jewellery as a way to unwind after a day hammering away in the workshops.   The colourful jewellery comes in earrings, bracelets and necklaces! The phrase Jewellery Allsorts […]