Adele Taylor - Jeweller

Meet Jeweller Adele Taylor

Adele studied three dimensional design, silversmithing and jewellery at Sheffield Polytechnic and established her jewellery business soon after with a grant from the Princes Youth Business Trust. The interplay of different colours of metal, both naturally occurring and chemically altered has always interested Adele. Consequently she continually experiments with the use of different metals such as silver, gold, copper and …

Laura Bennett

Meet the Jeweller Laura Bennett

Since graduating from UCCA with a BA Hons (First Class) in Three Dimensional Design (Jewellery & Silversmithing), Laura has set up her practice in the heart of Southsea. Laura is involved in local art projects and exhibitions, including Making Space, Aspex and Strong Island aswell as stocking galleries and shops all over the UK. She also participates in annual selling …

Holly MCAfee

Meet Jeweller Holly McAfee

Holly graduated with a BDes(hons) degree in Jewellery and Metal Design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee, Scotland, in 2010. Since then she has regularly exhibited in and stocked galleries and jewellers throughout the UK. Holly enjoys making meticulously finished jewellery that will be worn for years to come, and loves making bespoke pieces in …

Christina Oswin

Meet Christina Oswin

Christina has been designing and making jewellery since 2003 and has a shop in Frome, Somerset. Her collections can also be found in shops and galleries throughout the British Isles.   Christina is a Fairtrade licensee and she only uses Fairtrade or recycled gold and silver in her pieces and all the gemstones are fair-mined or ethically sourced. All pieces are …

Meet Jeweller Fi Mehra

Fi Mehra, (aka Fiona Alison Berry or FAB for short!) was accepted into the Birmingham School of Jewellery after discovering her passion for making jewellery at evening classes. Her training as a diamond mounter at the School of Jewellery in Birmingham was 3 years and Fi loved her time in Birmingham. Fi has now been designing and making silver and …

tools Caroline Reynolds

Meet The Maker – Jeweller Caroline Reynolds

Our spotlight this week is on jeweller Caroline Reynolds. Caroline takes her design inspiration from life, natural patterns and shapes. She feels she is embodying movement, light, texture and craftsmanship within her work. Her recent collection for Heart Gallery’s Spring 2017 exhibition, FLORA & FAUNA, is now with us. It takes its cues from botanical form and structure. This  includes …

Meet The Maker – Anna Baldwin

Anna makes all her jewellery by hand, working mainly in silver, gold, and semi-precious stones, and loves creating beautiful, contemporary, wearable pieces. Her designs have an organic, tactile feel, often incorporating hammering and shaping techniques to create a sense of movement. Anna gains inspiration from many different sources including light, texture, and natural and fluid forms. She also gains many …

Meet The Maker – Claire Troughton

Claire is a talented jewellery designer whose inspiration comes from the tiny creatures and plants that can be found in the hedgerows and forests of the English countryside. Individual ranges usually feature a matching suite of necklace, bracelet or bangle, ring and earrings. Mainly working in silver, Claire uses small areas of gold to highlight details of her designs, creating a distinctive style. After completing …

Meet The Maker – Alice Barnes

Alice draws complex beauty from the simplest of forms to make elegant, contemporary jewellery with meticulous attention to detail. Born in London, Alice was always influenced by the strong architectural lines that surrounded her whilst growing up. She now draws complex beauty from the simplest of forms to make elegant, contemporary jewellery with meticulous attention to detail. Her work is …