Made from Argentium Sterling Silver I created the Silvia eco friendly textured silver hoops for everyday. Latin in origin the name Silvia means spirit of the wood. Co-ordinate these intricately textured Silver hoops with any ensemble from business casual to weekend. As well as being ethically mined Argentium Silver has anti tarnish […]
I am a passionate Jewellery Artist who specialises in creating one of kind & limited edition handmade art jewellery pieces using semi precious stones & metals.
My goal is to produce jewellery that makes the people feel they are wearing something beautiful & unique. I strive to achieve this by focusing on quality craftmanship, creative design & learning new jewellery making techniques. The result is that each piece represents another small step in my artistic journey.
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What is Your Jewellery Style? When I recently came across this quote by Michael Kors it got me thinking about how accessories such as jewellery reflect our personal values. Even prior to becoming a jewellery artist & metal smith I had always been very selective about the style of jewellery I was drawn to. […]
So far so good with making this Argentium Sterling Silver cabochon setting. This is my second attempt at this particular cabochon setting – the first one fell apart when attempting to solder it to a ring shank! In my experience getting Argentium silver solder to fully flow around & into joints without overheating the […]
Elegant Over 40 Semi Formal Winter Style Deciding what to wear to a semi formal event in Winter can feel a little daunting – especially if like me, since hitting your mid 40’s you really feel the cold! With a little planning it’s easy to create your own elegant semi formal winter style. Start with […]
Inspired by animal print I designed these eco friendly stacker rings for the nature lover. Made from ethically mined, tarnish resistant Argentium Sterling Silver, the Melissa Beaten Sterling Silver Stacker Ring Set is the perfect choice for the modern woman who loves elegantly bold Nature inspired jewellery. Created for comfort without compromising […]
One of my favourite quotes by Frank Lloyd Wright is: Nature is the inspiration for all ornamentation. This classic quote beautifully describes the inspiration & creative process behind my own body of work over the last 10 years. My most recent Collection is especially influenced by the many & varied textures & patterns of […]
How to Create a Smart Casual Weekend Look During the colder months of the year, deciding what to wear out can feel like a bit of chore at times – especially if like me you tend to feel the cold. That’s when a little style inspiration can help. Start with some block coloured basics like […]
I’m excited to share these sneak peek photos of a new White Freshwater Pearl Silver Ring design due for release in July. I’ve been working on this new design for a while trying out different textures & patterns to compliment the Freshwater Pearl. Set in eco friendly Argentium Sterling Silver, […]
‘ In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks ‘ – John Muir I’ve always had a fondness for & interest in Nature – the variety of textures, patterns & colours that exist is amazing & inspiring. As someone who keeps fit by going for regular walks & […]