"Strat" is a nickname I've had since childhood, given by my oldest friend who has never called me anything else. I've worked with gems and jewellery all my adult life. I started my career in an antique jewellery shop in Edinburgh, Scotland and studied for my qualification as a gemmologist. I design and make jewellery from a variety of materials but primarily from resin, silver and glass beads.
Strat designs are handmade in a home containing three generations and a beloved mini schnauzer called Wombat. It is surrounded by trees and parkland and the garden is home to several water dragons (local lizards), and a multitude of parrots and cockatoos.
I come from a long line of artists though I am the first to “make” rather than “paint”.
Strat Designs are all about colour, fun and style. I believe that women lead increasingly busy lives and that…
- Born on September 30
- Joined October 27, 2008