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.
Today, working from her home studio in Nottingham, Helen creates her jewellery from cutting and stamping silver sheet and wire.
Inspired by her surroundings, she finds delicate beauty, detail and charm in an urban environment. She loves noticing the tiny goings-on, the garden birds, the little leaves in the cracks, the beauty of the old brick walls and the effects of the changing seasons.
Helen strives to capture these little moments of discovery and beauty as pieces of jewellery using simple but effective techniques.
Using detailed pattern effectively to draw on the surface of the silver, with techniques such as stamping and oxidising, she creates an individual look and feel to the jewellery.
The collections are mainly in silver, with accents of copper and brass for colour and texture.