Made by an artist’s hand, that’s what makes handcrafted jewellery so appealing. Knowing who created the piece you’re wearing, where it came from and even the story behind it makes your purchase a personal experience. Whether you shop locally or globally, getting a sense of its creator and inspiration makes the jewellery you’ve bought even more special and unforgettable.
Each piece of handmade jewellery is unique, with no two pieces being exactly the same, unlike mass manufactured merchandise. Crafted with quality metals and hand-selected gemstones, every item is unique, designed and made with forethought and attention to detail. These are the qualities that most people expect to find when they look at an artisan’s work.
Variances from piece to piece should be based on the artists individual style and technique. It should be well designed and consistent with no sharp edges. Since the items are fabricated by hand and not a machine some imperfections are to be expected. But this shouldn’t be confused with a piece being sloppily made, or one that shows flaws in its design and creation.
Gemstones and semi-precious stones
The beauty of natural gemstones, pearls and turquoise includes slight variations in size, shape, cut and colour. For each piece of jewellery created the stones are matched by the artisan as best as possible. Natural materials such as wood, seeds and turquoise have subtle textures. These unique qualities and differences distinguish real stone and natural elements from cheaper plastics and glass.
It’s all in the details
As an experienced jewellery artisan I create elegant jewellery with detail, if you look closely you’ll see slight variations – enough to know it wasn’t made by a machine but by my two hands using simple hand tools. Perfection doesn’t exist in nature, sometimes we try too hard to make things perfect. I strive to make beautiful, well-crafted and enduring pieces of jewellery that have a human touch.