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New Light Amethyst Cabochon Silver Statement Ring

  New Light Amethyst Cabochon Silver Statement Ring After a short break it feels good to be back at the bench designing & making new pieces for 2018. I’m excited to share that over the coming weeks & months I will be releasing a new series of one of a kind semi precious stone rings. These stones […]

Last Order Date for Xmas 2017

  Last Order Date for Xmas 2017 I’m not sure where November went but December seems to be rolling on just as quickly! If you’re considering buying a unique Australian designed & made gift for that special someone, your last order date for guaranteed Xmas delivery in Australia is 8th Dec. Orders received after this […]

Eco Friendly Textured Silver Hoops for Everyday

  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 […]

What is Your Jewellery Style?

  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. […]

Argentium Sterling Silver Cabochon Setting

  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

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 […]

Eco Friendly Stacker Rings for the Nature Lover

    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 […]

Nature is the Inspiration For All Ornamentation

  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

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 […]