Melbourne-based Ada Hodgson creates captivating wearable work.
Her process is experimental and driven in equal parts by concept
based design and making something especially beautiful.
Aimee Sutanto is a Melbourne based jeweller.
Her work is inspired by the process of creation itself
and the perceived visual result thereof.
Amanda first explored and developed an interest in surface design through Textiles.
She became entranced with the potential for applying her visual art and design skills on small objects, using patinas on metal, sublimation printing on aluminium, coloured pencil on copper, anodised titanium, and found materials.
Amelia Marks is a contemporary jeweller who utilises colour and alternative materials
to create pieces that are bold, bright and easy to wear.
Anastasia specializes in making sentimental jewellery that lasts a lifetime,
using dreamy opals and pastel stones which invoke nostalgia.
Angela’s passion for jewellery design and making often sees her exploring new techniques and
pushing the boundaries of her materials to reveal quirky and slightly askew designs.
Arni Rey produces modernistic and eclectic works that challenge traditional design.
Each piece offers a statement while his design approach comes from
simplistic ideas that allure and carry presence.
Cass Partington produces a diverse range of jewellery and precious objects. Designed to be worn and interpreted, simple forms are minimally decorated and make reference to signs, code and the urban landscape.
Chris has a production ethic that feeds from innovation in technology
and a visual vocabulary that draws from European historical references,
particularly Roman texts and architectural forms.
Claire is inspired by Nature, travel and collecting.
The techniques used in her work capture the impression of fragile materials in metal,
creating a range of different textures and patterns in her designs.
Danielle's practice draws ideas from the theories of Zen - the notion of creating a sense of balance and strength. The works she creates are intimate, physical, conceptual ideas achieved through the use of shape, form, line and texture.
Husband and wife team Geoff and Kerry bring their amazing skills to a collection of works focusing on rare stones captured in unique designs. From alloying their own precious metal to fabricating each piece by hand, they bring a rare perspective to their work.
Kate combines Mayan and Art Deco architectural influences to extract imagery
of silent, heavy moments and internal thinking processes.
The result is a body of striking and opulent work.
Elise draws on influences from the world around her: film, art, travel and popular culture.
She is interested in colour, shape and a sense of playfulness which all entwine to create unique hand made pieces.
Ellinor Mazza is a Melbourne based jeweller and designer.
Obsessed with geometric shapes and how they appear and repeat in our everyday lives,
she seeks to build these forms into comfortable, wearable designer pieces.
Ida Maglai considers jewellery as visual poetry that is the reflection of the maker and the wearer.
Her pieces are inspired by the surrounding world, other art forms and artworks and a love and concern for nature.
Ida’s practice is also influenced by her experiences and Hungarian heritage.
Kirra-Lea skillfully manipulates carefully collected twigs which are then cast in precious metal.
Her background in fine jewellery and visual arts allows her to combine these organic elements with
hand fabricated detail and excellent workmanship.
Fascinated by the intrinsically personal and precious nature of jewellery, she is inspired by
storytelling and the way jewellery becomes a symbol of personal history.
Lucie uses age old techniques to create pieces that are inherently imbued with meaning.
Manuela likes to explore the relationship between jewellery and the organic,
as well as the geometry and textures that surround us in our day-to-day.
She spends her time pursuing the potential of native seeds and other
botanical elements to cast in wax and create unique jewels.
Melanie is inspired by the Australian landscape and the natural textures
and forms found within the flora and fauna that surround her.
Nathan is passionate about the hands-on approach to making.
He primarily uses hand tools to maintain a connection with the timber which was once a living tree.
As each tree and piece of timber is unique, likewise each piece is unique.
Pebble Sprout carefully selects and precision cuts beautiful gemstones
with a deep respect for the earth they come from.
Rachael Grigulis believes that her jewellery should not just be for
the sake of beauty or preciousness, but also be tactile and fun.
The striking and clever forms of her pieces ensure her work stands apart from the crowd.
As a second generation jeweller, Sarah’s workshop is brimming with interesting tools,
patterns, stones and collected samples.
All of this inspires and is often incorporated into her delicately constructed and
designed pieces of jewellery.
Sarah is interested in the concept of transforming traditionally industrial materials to everyday wearables.
Her exploration of material and technique is the driving force behind her work.
This current body of work uses stainless steel vitreous enamels, both of which
have been used for many decades both in the industrial environment and domestically.
Sarah uses soft pastel colours with contemporary lines to decorate each piece individually.
Sunggee enjoys creating jewellery with feeling and meaning, appreciating the perspective of both creator and wearer.
He shows respect to traditional techniques, while keeping his playful nature alive in his work.
All of Sungee’s pieces are inspired by the natural world.
Susan specialises in handcrafted fine jewellery incorporating traditional manufacturing techniques,
a blend of precious metals, unusual stones and curiosities.
Her designs often have a contemporary edge matched with classic quality with the
innate beauty and nature of metal and the earth’s treasure her constant motivation.
Susan creates jewellery of longevity and sentiment by focusing on playful lines that are
handcrafted in precious metals.
Her signature silhouettes interact with the body with movement and shadow creating wearable sculptures.
The materials used in her jewellery collections are responsibly sourced with an
emphasis on the unique qualities they bring to each piece.
Tara’s shapes form as a reaction to the making process;
every strike of the hammer ensures a unique outcome that illustrates the hand of the maker.
Reflecting on ancient civilisations, Tara’s jewellery aims to modernise time-honoured techniques and, in doing so, create a cultural artefact that preserves today's definitive moment in time.