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Making Adorn - Hidden Treasures Revealed

My new 'Adorn' collection, launching at Goldsmiths' Fair 2019, has been in germination for some time. The first seed was sown with the creation of my Hidden Ring, a concept piece and my first work in gold.   Designed almost ten years ago, the original piece features an 18ct gold dome - edged with delicate granulation and also completely adorned with hidden granulation underneath. A beautiful and exceptionally decadent secret - unbeknown to all but the wearer.      The curved form is created...

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Making Adorn - Hidden Treasures Revealed

New Collections For Goldsmiths'

I've been busy creating a completely new Sea Urchin collection to preview at Goldsmiths' Fair (Week 2), inspired by the exquisite linear patterns found on sea urchin shells. I've collected these marvels of nature since I was a child and have always been drawn to their mesmerising form.     In the new work, silver spine settings form a contemporary structure, which is meticulously embedded and scattered with combinations of gold and silver granulation. Sea urchins can be found in many differ...

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New Collections For Goldsmiths'

Developing Tide

Inspired by the ebb and flow of the sea - the crests of waves are coiled in precious metals and encrusted with droplets of granulation in my new Tide Collection. The creative process began with a technical exploration into linking and interconnecting forms using granulation to create pieces with greater height and depth.        Drawn to the undulating movement of wave formations andthe elegant curved lines in nature, such as those hidden on the underside of fungi, I began to sketch ideas and ...

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Developing Tide