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Since I can remember I have always been making things with my hands. Now I create pieces in precious metals, drawing on inspiration from nature, creatures, the real and the unknown, texture and natural gemstones.

I have been making Jewellery for about fifteen years now but have been interested in Jewellery, art, antique jewellery, ancient jewellery for much longer.

I have experimented enormously to create what I see in my head imagery and often my ideas force me to learn new techniques. So it becomes a continual evolution of growing creatively and being challenged on all levels, skillfully.

I adore the look of 22k yellow gold! Black opals, Honey opal with sunflash, 18ct white and yellow gold, 14ct yellow gold, beautiful Sterling silver, black pearls, fresh water pearls, wood and silver, rough…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 9
  • Joined April 1, 2011

Favorite materials

Opal, Black fresh water pearls, Gold, silver, black opal, crystal opal, rough gemstones, precious gemstones, black potch, opal carvings

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About

Since I can remember I have always been making things with my hands. Now I create pieces in precious metals, drawing on inspiration from nature, creatures, the real and the unknown, texture and natural gemstones.

I have been making Jewellery for about fifteen years now but have been interested in Jewellery, art, antique jewellery, ancient jewellery for much longer.

I have experimented enormously to create what I see in my head imagery and often my ideas force me to learn new techniques. So it becomes a continual evolution of growing creatively and being challenged on all levels, skillfully.

I adore the look of 22k yellow gold! Black opals, Honey opal with sunflash, 18ct white and yellow gold, 14ct yellow gold, beautiful Sterling silver, black pearls, fresh water pearls, wood and silver, rough gemstones, opal carvings. Creative use of natural obscure items to re-create in a new way. I love creating new pieces and love it when I see pieces I have made being worn - its when they really come alive.

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