Oriel's Profile

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Hello, welcome to my little shop 'foxowlroad'... my name is Oriel, thanks for dropping by.
I am a jeweller who works from her studio on the ourskirts of a small coastal village.
I was trained by a lovely Scottish Jeweller, Carol and work with precious and base metals; incorporating gemstones and 'found natural objects' in my designs. During the winter months i hand stitch pieces of jewellery from various mediums due to the coldness in my studio as well as the desire to be nearer to the warmth of the wood fire:-)
I'm an avid 'beach comber' and with my dog Phoenix, take daily adventures to seek out 'treasures' washed up on the shore.
During creative 'down times' i will often turn my hand to brush and paper, painting in gouache, interpreting animals sighted around the area where i live.

I am a mother, wife, daughter, girlfriend, grandmother,artist, musician.........an…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 8
  • Joined August 19, 2011

Favorite materials

silver, gold, brass, copper, bone, found objects, wool felt, cotton, silk, gouache

About

Hello, welcome to my little shop 'foxowlroad'... my name is Oriel, thanks for dropping by.
I am a jeweller who works from her studio on the ourskirts of a small coastal village.
I was trained by a lovely Scottish Jeweller, Carol and work with precious and base metals; incorporating gemstones and 'found natural objects' in my designs. During the winter months i hand stitch pieces of jewellery from various mediums due to the coldness in my studio as well as the desire to be nearer to the warmth of the wood fire:-)
I'm an avid 'beach comber' and with my dog Phoenix, take daily adventures to seek out 'treasures' washed up on the shore.
During creative 'down times' i will often turn my hand to brush and paper, painting in gouache, interpreting animals sighted around the area where i live.

I am a mother, wife, daughter, girlfriend, grandmother,artist, musician.........an avid reader, and bird watcher; i love to cook as well as dig in the garden; my favourite season is Autumn for it's gentle light and peaceful days; my favourite colour is turquoise; my favourite scent is sandalwood and my favourite flower would have to be the 'blue moon rose'.
I am a woman passionate about nature with a life long obsession for owls........ particularly Barn Owls!!
Oh......and i've yet to meet another person with the name.....Oriel :-)

All my felt work is made with !00% wool felt purchased from:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/FeltOnTheFly

You can also view other 'aspects' of my work by visiting:

www.orielglennen.com.au

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