February 4, 2016

You don't need to wait for someone else to treat you. Sometimes it feels good to treat yourself.

People assume I own a lot of jewellery. Truth is, I am usually too busy making for others to make for myself. Last week, to help banish the January blues, I decided to make...

October 21, 2015

Join us this November for the 401 1/2 Studios Open Weekend Event


Private View: Thursday 19th November 6-9pm
Studios Open: 21st & 22nd November 11-5pm



The artists and makers at 401½ studios are opening their doors once more this November, giving visitors the...

October 16, 2015


What a great few days I had at Handmade in Kew last week!  The sun was shining and the crowds were out in force to visit both the stunning gardens and the debuting craft show, which featured the work of over 200 talented designer makers across a myriad of disciplines....

September 22, 2015


I would like to invite you to visit me on stand G1 at Handmade in Kew this October.  


Held in the beautiful setting of Kew Gardens the show brings together the work of 200 talented contemporary artists and makers working across a mix of disciplines including jewellery...

September 9, 2015

People are always curious and fascinated to see my studio.  The tools, the bench, the processes, the mess and (at times) the chaos!  Seeing behind the scenes gives a greater understanding and appreciation of how designers and makers work, and the skills and techniques...

July 31, 2015

The Lovely guys at Element Jewellery in Yorkshire recently interviewed me for their Designer Insight blog!   Element is a gorgeous shop specialising in the best of Contemporary Jewellery.  My Pillow and Connected Collections are available both in store and in their onl...

July 1, 2015

Summer is here and the Wedding Season is upon us so check out my latest newsletter for unique ideas directly from my studio for making the day extra special with bespoke rings, accessories and gifts.


(Or forget the wedding element and just indulge in some personalised...

October 31, 2014


Its that time of year again where we frantically clean up the chaos that makes up our individual creative workspaces and invite the public in to see what we do behind closed doors, offering a glimpse into our world, and the opportunity to buy or commission directly fr...

October 23, 2014

Thought you might like to see a piccie of my 'compact' but beautifully formed stand here in the Crypt at One Marylebone, where MADE London will be having its Private view later this evening!  


There is some stunning work on offer at the show including gorgeous cer...

October 10, 2014

One for the diary -

Its only 2 weeks until MADE LONDON begins!  


I will be showing new jewellery alongside range favourites on stand C10 in the Crypt of the magnificent venue, One Marylebone, a Sir John Soane designed Church in the centre of London.


As an exhibitor I am...

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