In The Jewellery Room today - FACE IT -
An article on the trend for jewellery with faces which includes our Espejo earrings for Borgo De Nor .
These earrings are called ”The Mirror”. They depict handcrafted faces, each slightly different with a personality. They are made in London and featured by the brand Sian Evans in a collaborative project with Carmen Borgonovo.
They take inspiration from Leonora Carringtons surrealist works and South American Mapuche jewellery. Using techniques and processes that echo modernist artists jewels.
See the whole article here
Keep your eyes peeled for new pieces arriving in store over the next few days
Sian with the two awards she scooped at this years Goldsmiths awards.
New brand Borgo De Nor has launched SS17 . We created the jewels for their presentation which are available to purchase from our online store . Borgo De Nor was listed as one of 21 new brands to watch by The Telegraph Magazine recently. Mainline Borgo De Nor clothing is available to buy from Net-a-Porter .
Below are shots from their lovely lookbook.
Lookbook Photos : Hans Neumann
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We are showing new work and favourites at the Bovey Tracey Contemporary Crafts Fair , Devon from the 9th-11th June 2017 .
10th December, 10-6pm
Sterling Silver and Limed British Oak earrings and bangles for the shirt boys this season. They showed a beautiful calm presentation of stripes and layers. Wooden elements were made by Alice Blogg from locally sourced Oak ( from Dorset )
Dorset Art Weeks took place from the 28th May until the 12th June .
Alice Blogg invited me to show my work with hers, in her lovely, remote studio just outside the tiny village of Nettlecombe in Dorset. Located in one of the sheds belonging to Downs Farm, Alices studio is a vibrant wood workers workshop, full of noise, machines and dust. I arrived from London with two days to turn the laser cutting room into a gallery to display our work. We were kept rather busy undertaking this task.
Moving the laser cutter required us taking down an internal wall and shuffling this beast into another part of the studio. Took everyone available to move it, four of us.
The space transformed into a calm space to contemplate our work
The opening party was amazing. I thought we might have 20 or 30 people visit us that evening..... the spot really is very remote, down Dorsets' wiggly single track lanes. We had about 200 visitors and had to open up the local cricket pitch for overspill parking.
We all pitched in to make food, the joint effort was quite a spread, looked great on Alices chopping boards and Alices mum Penny sourced a great English wine.
We had a couple of demonstrations, talks and workshops for people to attend. This was our cuttlefish casting demo in the sunshine
My Summer is now filled with lovely commissions. Some have already been delivered,
and some are being made.......
These commissions made me very happy. I'll be doing Dorset Art Weeks again.
Come and meet us all on Saturday evening, 28th May
Festival of Stuff
Tuesday 21 June 16 - Saturday 25 June 16
The Festival of Stuff runs from 21st to the 25th of June, consisting of four days of bookable masterclasses and culminating in an extravaganza of materials and making.
Sian will be leading one of the masterclasses: Pewter casting. Two sessions, morning and afternoon on the 23rd June. The masterclass is Free, but very popular so our best advice is to book as soon as the ticket site goes live on the evening of 23rd May . To book click here
The festival starts with four days of bookable masterclasses, last year these included basket weaving, metal and plastic tape plating, paper cord weaving, shaker box making, pyrotechnic display, glass whistle making , cyanotype printing, sugru throwing, yellow road making painting, teeth cleaning, copper bowl hammering, copper spoon making to name a few.
The full schedule will be announced on 16th May, to be the first to hear sign up to the Festival of Stuff mailing list, join here.
All are welcome. Booking is required for masterclasees, there is no need to book for the Saturday extravaganza, its drop-in sessions from 1-5pm.
Watch last years Festival of Stuff open day: click here
Film made by Mattia Reiniger / UnveilArts