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Category Archives: jewellery
Here’s a nice joining of hands and skills for the beginning of the new year!
The team at Walter Crow, in an effort to push beyond their masculine collection of accessories and jewellery, have worked closed with Auckland based, Zora Bell Boyd to release a range of rings based on a fictional tale involving the deadly plant; Hemlock Water Dropwort.
Certainly sounds grim right?!! But the resulting 5 rings are definitely mysterious, magical and precious despite their organic finish.
The story setting the scene for the collaboration finds Walter Crow, the fictional adventurer and namesake of the brand, in Sardinia where he falls in love with a beautiful opera singer who has a horrible accident involving the poisonous plant.
“We’ve never done exclusively female jewellery and Zora challenged us to find the female in Walter’s story. The opportunity to inject some Shakespearean type drama was an exciting prospect,” explains Walter Crow co-founder Peter Bowden.
Working from the reference story, the resulting interpretation finds Zora’s creations landing on a midpoint between her trademark unrestrained style and Walter Crow’s muted colour pallet.
Imagery supplied and posted with permission of Walter Crow
Styling by Rachel Mills
Shuh Lee is one exciting creative force!
I am LOVING her latest and greatest which weaves art through jewellery, homeware, textiles and more!
While I really can’t decide my total favourite I’ve got to admit I’d be happy with one of every single pillowcase ….
Imagery supplied by and posted with permission of Shuh Lee
Photography by Ben Christensen
There’s little I need to say here in terms of introduction to Abby. If you have followed Studio Home from the beginning or even just in the last year, you will know that I readily share any new work of this multi talented Melbourne creative!
The Astor Collection, like all the others preceding it, unfailingly communicates the Abby Seymour aesthetic while still bringing something new and very fresh to the table. I can NEVER pick…but if forced too…well this and this would be welcome at my house!
Take some time to explore her new work here, or you are welcome to take a scroll back through the archives of her work AND our interview with Abby in person a few years ago.
Imagery supplied by and posted with permission of Abby Seymour
Photography by Sean Fennessy // Styling by Stephanie Somebody
Remember when we introduced you to the Etsy AU campaign they have launched in support of Plan Internationals Because I Am A Girl Campaign ?
Well we’re continuing our partnership with the great team at Etsy to help you meet some of those independent makers who have thrown their hat in the ring to take part. Seller’s involved have committed to #makeforgood and will donate at least 20% of revenue from the sale of the products they create for the collection to Because I Am A Girl. Etsy will be donating the commission earned on sale of these products (up to $300,000 in gross sales) to the initiative.
It was almost impossible to edit down my favourites from the store of this Sydney based maker. If you are into delicate, clean but a little quirky jewellery then take some time to skim through her store!
The Cumulus Cloud necklace handmade by Ginny as part of the #makeforgood project
Artist/maker/illustrator; Laurie Melia is based in Perth and as you can see below, lets her mind run wild all day long in her studio!
I’m particularly into her “ring fingers” and sweet donut plates!
Explore all here.
This is the Silver Boy Soth necklace as made by Yellow Tree for the #makeforgood project
I’ve been looking forward to this post and the chance to introduce you to someone who, up until last week, has been completely off my radar (embarrassingly so!)
Alison Jackson is one super talented young silversmith. From her Canberra studio she has not only designed and made this latest collection of jewellery here – she has also developed a beauuuutiful collection of modern utensils!
Take some time to explore her full offering online. She has collaborations on the way, a scree of well deserved awards and for those of you who are extra curious, there is a terrific video you can view to explore her process.
Imagery courtesy of Alison Jackson
Jewellery styled shots by Andy Mullens
Utensil Photography by Christine Pobke
It’s been a long time since we caught up with the goings on over at Elk – and it has been a welcome check in! After years of watching from afar, I visited their cool Melbourne headquarters in 2013 and sat down to learn a thing or three from savvy leader; Marnie Goding.
What started as a jewellery business is now a well rounded lifestyle brand of jewellery, leather accessories, footwear, mens and womens clothing plus some! The aesthetic is unmistakably their own and despite the years whizzing by, to me they still cater for people like us – design focused, allergic to crazy pricing AND unable to compromise on comfort.
I’ve swiped some favourite shots from their new season shoot but definitely recommend you take some time for a trawl online.