Whispers from Venice – Micro Bracelets (Weekly Photo Challenge – Focus)

I have been inspired by the wonders of Venice during my recent travels there, and since my return I have been busily creating new pieces of jewellery that reflect the typical traditional colours and styles of one of the most beautiful and oldest cities in Europe. I call these bracelets my ‘Micro Bracelets’, designed toContinue reading “Whispers from Venice – Micro Bracelets (Weekly Photo Challenge – Focus)”

Moorish Lamp-Style Dangles

Inspiration for these earrings came from my second trip to the Alhambra in Granada, Spain last spring. One of my favourite places to visit and close to my heart. These exquisite earrings are reminiscent of the beautiful chandaliers found in the Kazbah in Granada the moorish capital of Spain, and the opulence of the silver-workContinue reading “Moorish Lamp-Style Dangles”

Fossil-stone Medal Brooch

One of a kind brooch inspired by WW1 medals and the notion that ‘love conquers all’, specifically based on the colours of the ‘Mons Star’. This piece also expresses my fascination and strong personal connection with European history at that time. This is also a very contemporary piece, in line with the recent military fashionContinue reading “Fossil-stone Medal Brooch”

Eye Eye!

What began as a fanciful idea in my head to create my first piece of bead embroidery has become a two month-long project so far in creating an entire neck-piece. I discovered the art of bead embroidery at the¬†beginning of this year, and was so smitten with the idea that I began dreaming up designsContinue reading “Eye Eye!”

Silver Blood

With Celtic Silver and artistry running through my veins and in all genealogical directions, I suppose it was inevitable that I would find myself in amongst the crowds of Pilgrims gathered upon the Praza das Prater√≠as in Santiago de Compostela in 1999, marvelling at the multitudes of tiny shops selling silver not fully comprehending howContinue reading “Silver Blood”