Sarah Straussberg studied Materials Practice at Brighton University following an Art & Design Foundation at Central St.Martins College of Art. Blending her love of sculpture with an exquisite eye for craftsmanship, she hand-makes every piece in her London workshop. Drawing inspiration from natural patterns and textures, Sarah uses sterling silver with 18ct gold plate to create sculptural forms that are elegant and wearable.
In tribute to the people that matter the most, each range is named after one of her closest friends. With her work in galleries up and down the UK, she regularly features in major exhibitions. She has also gained nationwide press recognition in Grazia and The Sunday Times Style Magazine, further establishing her growing reputation for creating iconic and unique jewelry.
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Their works merge between craft and technology and focus on curating lifestyle and enrich aesthetics of life through their creation.
Yenchenyawen Studio Based in London and Taipei, the studio designs and makes handcrafted objects in which unorthodox material combinations are manipulated by traditional and experiment founded in 2015
Ejing Zhang graduated from the Royal College of Art with a MA in Textiles Design specialising in Mixed Media. She is highly influenced and driven by colour and texture which is seen in her work through an array of vibrant colour pallets, thought out material combinations and pattern creations. She has had work experience with prestigious companies like Mercedes Benz
Advanced Design Studio, Givenchy, Alexander McQueen etc.
The studio of Ejing Zhang was founded in 2014 and based in central London- Cockpit Arts Holborn.
Through the combination of thread, wood and resin, Ejing Zhang Studio creates intricate jewellery by highlighting a cross section of the mixed media resin tile, revealing its abstract and detailed core. All the tiles are hand poured and finished in their London based studio making each and every piece completely unique.
This unusual process was spotted by WGSN (Worth Global Style Network) in 2013 when Zhang was commissioned to create the trophies for the Global Fashion Awards held in the Victoria and Albert Museum London.
Ejing Zhang Studio is excited about collaborations and experiments, so if you have any ideas or thoughts, or just want to say hello, please do get in touch we’d love to hear from you!
Sara Gunn is a London-based jewellery designer and finalist for New Designer of the Year in the 2015 UK Jewellery Awards. Sara graduated from the Sir John Cass School of Art and Design in 2012 with first-class honours and has worked from her studio at Cockpit Arts in Holborn since winning the 2013 Cockpit Arts/Clear Insurance Award.
Inspired by everything around her; from urban landscapes and the less glamorous side of city life to organic forms and the cells that make us who we are, Sara combines textured leather and metal to create tactile pieces that are at once gritty and sensual. She draws inspiration for her current collections from microscopic details within the body and London’s urban landscape. The texture characteristic of her jewellery is created through acid etching and embossing, using hand drawn and photographic images.
Each piece of jewellery is individually hand made by Sara. It is also possible to order colour variations or commission a unique piece.
Harvey and Quinn were highly commended for their jewellery at The British Craft Trade Fair, 2015.
Award winning English designer/makers Lucy Quinn takes inspiration from rare and unusual buttons to create a unique collection of work that is both nostalgic and contemporary.
She is passionate about transforming her finds into beautiful pieces of jewellery with an air of theatricality. “For her, each button tells a story, an intriguing glimpse of a forgotten past.”
These works always begins with one small piece of inspiration – a button – and from that, they create a sterling silver setting which often reflects our love of Elizabethan and Greco-Roman style”