ABOUT

 

As a studio jeweler, I work in small product batches with limited editions and one of a kind pieces.

My design aesthetic manifests itself in a raw and organic manner. My work is inspired by a profound respect for nature and an appreciation of contrasts, organic forms and simple lines.

Experimentation remains a huge part of the creative process for me. Textures and patinas are strong in my work, reflected in subtle contrasts and textures.  I appreciate the beauty in imperfections, unfinished edges, patinas and the contrasts in the combination of alternative materials.

Born and raised in New Zealand, I remain strongly influenced by its diverse cultures and Pacific influences.

Publications

Artistar Jewels, 2016
Artistar Jewels, 2015, British GQ, Jan. 2015

British GQ, Oct. 2014, British Vogue, Jewellery Designer Profile Aug. 2014

Handful of Salt, April 2014

Paper Jewellery, Sarah Kelly, 2012

Lapidary Journal, November 2011

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