Maike makes tactile, delicate jewellery, inspired by natural forms, textiles and her travels – from the wildflowers of the hills of Scotland to the sparkling textiles and temples of India.
Maike adds sparks of colour to her work using a variety of ethically sourced precious stones, adding another element to catch the eye.
She works intuitively with precious metals to create delicate forms which subtly draw attention to the body, hoping to create work which is not only beautiful to look at but also a pleasure to wear.
Maike graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 2010 and now works from her studio in rural Northumberland, where she is working on new designs. Maike is a Fairtrade Foundation registered jeweller and uses Fairtrade gold, recycled silver and ethically sourced precious stones wherever possible.
Heart Gallery is delighted to be working with Maike for our FLOW Exhibition Spring/Summer 2017.