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You can lean more by reading my Design Journal on
http://hybridhandmade.blogspot.com

My name is Cari-Jane Hakes and I make and design jewellery here in my workshop in Yorkshire, England.

I am originally from Glasgow, Scotland and learnt how to design whilst studying to become an Architect. Whilst learning how to design buildings and bridges I became fascinated with the details - the bits of architecture which scale a building right down to the size of a human hand - a door handle, a handrail, a staircase, a bench.

I began to learn the discipline of jewellery making and design in 2005 at Morley College in London. Learning to fabricate beautiful things out of this metal (which, to me, resembles moonlight) was and is a pure joy…

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  • Born on January 12
  • Joined March 12, 2010

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About

You can lean more by reading my Design Journal on
http://hybridhandmade.blogspot.com

My name is Cari-Jane Hakes and I make and design jewellery here in my workshop in Yorkshire, England.

I am originally from Glasgow, Scotland and learnt how to design whilst studying to become an Architect. Whilst learning how to design buildings and bridges I became fascinated with the details - the bits of architecture which scale a building right down to the size of a human hand - a door handle, a handrail, a staircase, a bench.

I began to learn the discipline of jewellery making and design in 2005 at Morley College in London. Learning to fabricate beautiful things out of this metal (which, to me, resembles moonlight) was and is a pure joy.

My designs draw on my architectural work and responds to particular natural phenomena. I work in series, reducing the world as I see it into pieces of wearable sculpture.

I firmly believe that jewellery should be worn often, everyday perhaps, so much so that the pieces become almost part of your personality.

When I design my aim is always to create pieces which have a power to transform an ordinary outfit into something extraordinary.

You can see more pictures of my work on flickr
http://www.flickr.com/photos/hybridhandmade/

You can follow me on twitter http://twitter.com/#!/carijanehakes

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http://pinterest.com/carijanehakes/

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