Amanda Priest

Meet Jeweller Amanda Priest

Amanda is a jewellery designer and maker. After a 20 year career in the fashion industry, she completed a BA (Hons) in Contemporary Jewellery Design. Amanda’s work investigates the relationship or value between material, maker and wearer.   Personal memories, experiences, travel, situations and conversations all inspire Amanda. Working with precious and non precious materials she uses steel, silver and …

Teresa Clark

Meet Artist Teresa Clark

A gleaner. A collector. An avid observer of the overlooked and the darkly feminine. Teresa scavenges both the domestic and natural world to gather ephemera, moments, images, objet trouvé, lost, discarded and misplaced trinkets. She listens and waits to these resonant objects and salvaged words. They are assembled according to some barely discernible, hidden internal narrative. Like bones thrown together …

Kate Bajic

Meet Jeweller Kate Bajic

British jeweller Kate Bajic has over 14 years experience exhibiting and selling her work in galleries and at exhibitions throughout the UK, Europe and the USA. She lives and works in a rural village in the Midlands. Kate uses the countryside around her as inspiration for her beautiful contemporary jewellery. Inspiration comes in particular from studying the varied colour, shapes …

Kathryn Parsons

Meet Artist Kathryn Parsons

Kathryn creates intricate, intimate hand modeled sculptures that weave together tales of people, places and the natural world. It is the small details of nature that inspire her. Whether she is looking at a fragment of lichen-encrusted bark or through a lens at a piece of coral, natural structures, textures and forms delight her. As she explores these treasures, and …

Joanna Wakefield

Meet Jeweller Joanna Wakefield

Joanna is a designer jeweller working from her studio in York. Joanna’s original training culminated in a Degree in Design, specialising in Textiles, which was no surprise having grown up in a family environment of 3 generations of needlewomen. Her degree took her into work as a Fair Trade designer. She travelled extensively around the world developing traditional handicrafts with producer groups …

Jennie McCall

Meet artist Jennie McCall

Scottish born artist Jennie McCall started her artistic career after gaining her BA Hons degree in Graphic Design at Leeds Polytechnic in the 1980s. Jennie is now based in the East Midlands and works from her rural retreat in the beautiful Welland Valley. Her current work brings together years of professional practice as a sculptor and illustrator. Her award winning work …

Helen Shere

Meet Jeweller Helen Shere

Helen makes jewellery that is inspired by illustration and is based on natural themes such as birds and trees, produced in a distinctively quirky style that is instantly recognisable. After graduating from the University of Derby with a design degree in 2004, Helen knew that her real passion was to make jewellery, and set about learning how to do that. …

Abby Frances

Meet Jeweller Abby Frances

For strength and rigidity, for endless possibilities in manipulation, for the deployment of subtle metallic hues and for their inherent preciousness, Abby’s materials of choice are silver and gold.   The exploration of composition, pattern, layering, shape, structure and colour play an important role for Abby. A decorative grate in the road, the repetition in shapes of windows in an …

Sunday Best

Sunday Best – Valentine’s Day

Just dipping in here to post some suggestions for Valentine’s Day. It has completely crept up on us here at Heart Gallery and we really can’t believe it’s nearly the middle of February already can you? Celebrate Valentines Day with us … we have lots of lovely affordable small romantic gestures. If you don’t have a budget then the whole …