Jodie Hook - Jeweller

Jodie Hook – Meet The Maker – Jeweller

Jodie Hook’s  passion for jewellery making started when she was a young girl. At the age of 17, her art teacher introduced her to the wonders of working with silver and it was at this point that her creative fervour in the world of jewellery was cemented. After studying a degree in Jewellery and Silversmithing at the School of Jewellery …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Natalie Vardy

Meet Jeweller Natalie Vardey

One of a large creative family, Natalie became competent at a sewing machine by the time she was seven, turning her hand at making basic dolls clothes, and later discovering how to make dressmaking patterns for herself. She used to crochet miniscule pieces using sewing thread and make all sorts of things for her appreciative family, who would often say …