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RUST do THE MOST BEAUTIFUL jewellery!!! Feast your eyes on the following…. Ohhhhh lordy.. I know I love my jewellery, but this is really making the hairs on my neck stand on end…(seriously!)
Nao Utsumi and Artemis Russell are the creatives behind RUST. They have a shop in the Harujuku area of Tokyo, and a tiny, top floor, victorian workshop in Hatton Garden, London (just around the corner from where I work! Yay!).. Prices vary from approx £70 upwards..and they have a very convenient online shop here. STUNNING!!!!
Artist, designer, and stylist Lula Aldunate (aka. Lulaland) has a beautiful collection of images and inspirations on her flickr site… These images below really set my mouth watering… What a stunning collection of plates!..and what lovely arrangements… Really inspiring….makes me seriously want to go crockery shopping!
I fell in love with the work of John Murphy nearly two years ago, when I first came across his beautiful collage prints (see one of my very first posts here!). However..not only is John a master at print and collage, but also of photography too…
I want to share with you a few examples from John’s open & limited edition photography collections – twinned with his very own hand-finished frames. How stunning are these???!!!! The images below here are all from his open-edition collection, priced at $150 each. Each piece is an archival pigment print, and each frame is hand-finished (10 x 12 inches framed). Beeeeooootttiful!!
The following are all from John’s Limited Edition collection..again, in absolutely scrummy frames…. Prices and sizes vary depending on the piece (prices vary from $475 – $1400), but all are from small print runs – which makes them even more extra-special!…If you are interested in the frames only, John does sell these on their own, for a mere $55… available in a range of 10 different, delicious colour options..(check availability here!) Mmmmmmm…lip smacking!
These animal rings have caught my eye – priced at $75 for the single rings, and $95 for the double rings at the bottom… But quite unusual, huh? I like their pure white-ness! Go to Haoshi Design‘s online shop here, to purchase via paypal. Too easy!
There is a wonderful jewellery shop on Cheshire Street, just off Brick Lane in the East End of London.. and it houses some absolutely gorgeous pieces that really take your breath away!!!!
Amy Anderson is the designer and ultimate creative force behind the Comfort Station label – following a Fine Art degree, and then a stall in Portobello Market. But what initially started as a part-time side venture to fund her Art practice quickly grew into a full-time business and shops were soon knocking at the door. Limited edition ranges of printed crockery, jewellery with hidden messages, unusual themes, materials and techniques are just some of the things keeping her busy in the studio. Stunning!
Prices vary from about £60 upwards – but the craftmanship really justifies the price tag. Every piece of jewellery is handcrafted at the Comfort Station studio in East London to exacting standards thus keeping it from becoming a mass-produced object. No animal products are used in the collections, and all the wood is from sustainable resources and manufacturing solely within the UK.
You’ll be pleased to know that Comfort Station has an online store – making the items even harder to resist! However, I really recommend a visit to the store if you are in the area – it has subsequently been featured in fashion and design publications not only for its products but also for its unique interior! Purrrrrrrr….