My jewellery is a way in which I can express my love of the natural world and British countryside. It is my "secret garden" where the sun always shines and things grow well.
I grew up in Cheshire, lived for some time in Aberdeenshire and have now settled in Hampshire and all three counties have provided me with a rich source of inspiration for my work. I particularly love meadow and woodland habitats and the flora and fauna of these have provided the stimulus for many of my pieces and feature unambiguously in my collections.
Working predominantly with silver and yellow gold, I enjoy manipulating these precious metals directly, to re-create organic forms with fluid shapes and textures. Whilst I love both symmetry and asymmetry in my designs, I am more enchanted by balance and need to create pieces with a sense of purity and grace.
I am fascinated by the ways in which I can translate my inspirations into reality and can become engrossed in discovering the technical solutions to my designs. Whilst I am clear in my aims, my pieces often evolve at the workbench and can progress to produce the basis for new works.
Above all, my collections are a way for me to embrace nature and delight in the radiance of life.
The vitality and grace of seeds and seedheads has provided the inspiration for this collection and also a necklace commission.
This collection has been inspired by my love of the season of new beginnings, 'Spring'. When the plants and trees fill with leaves and you can delight in their fresh delicacy when they unfurl and grow.
A collection based on natures flying creatures found in the British countryside.
This collection is inspired by the Oak Common lands near where I live and how each autumn the rainfall of acorns and the gnarled wood of the mighty oak remind us of its strength and beauty.
A collection of simple contemporary pieces which celebrate the beauty of humble geometric shapes and surface textures on precious metal.
This collection was inspired by wild flowers found hidden amongst the hedgerows.