…in a good way! We think this topaz, tourmaline and lapis lazuli pendant from Born to be Boho is absolutely stunning. Set in silver and measuring a total length of 32mm, it’s a beautiful wee adornment for evening or everyday.
Gwyneth Hulse Design is a longtime Felt favourite, producing her gorgeous wooden homewares and jewellery from a boutique studio in sunny Kerikeri. Gwyneth’s love of clean, minimalist lines and natural materials inspires her designs, all created from native New Zealand wood. Due to the unique nature of the wood, no two objects are ever completely alike.
Christchurch ceramicist Emma Turner enjoys telling stories about our every day surroundings in her artistic and functional pieces. From her home studio she produces appealing and practical thrown and hand built ceramic wares, as well as a range of striking, unique necklaces and brooches.
Adele Stewart is a Canterbury jeweller who takes the beauty of natural forms and recreates them in everlasting, beautiful adornments. Her stunning botanical collection features individually crafted flower and plant-form jewellery made with fine silver, sterling silver and glass enamel. We think they’d make stunning gifts for those you love this Christmas!
Talented Christchurch jewellery makers Born to be Boho have launched a lovely new range of beaded BoHo bracelets, hand threaded with a combination of semi precious stones, crystals and glass. Check out this gorgeous example, combining an eye-catching mix of frosted and highly polished beads. They’re perfect for layering or showing off on their own, and we think they’d make a stunning addition to a bridal outfit.
Suzie Horne of Curlicue NZ produces her wirework jewellery from beautiful Titirangi, West Auckland. When making her jewellery she takes inspiration from the natural environment around her, and places importance on selecting materials on the basis of how local and sustainable they are. Utilising 100% recycled sterling silver wires, semi precious stones, pearls, paua and Swarovski crystals, her pieces often feature the spirals and curlicues that fascinate her.
Austrian born Jinx from Magpie Castle decided to move halfway across the world to New Zealand after finishing school. She’d never been on a plane before, but being adventurous and a bit naïve at the time she thought it’d be a good idea. Her mum’s reaction was: “New Zealand? Do they even have roads there?” But mum always told her to “Live your dreams” as well so that’s exactly what she did, and it all turned out fine on the other side of the world.
These stunning moon earrings from Magpie Castle are made from glass cut from recycled picture frames and handpainted with glass paint, then fired to make the paint permanent. The earrings are then soldered using the classic Tiffany stained glass technique with copper foil, tin and silver, producing a truly beautiful result.
Want something truly special for your wedding rings? Textured like beautiful tree bark, this eye-catching set of wedding bands from Christchurch jeweller Sophie Divett is made from sterling silver, and the smaller band is set with a Ceylon sapphire.
Lovingly crafted from native New Zealand timbers and finished with silk thread, the Wooden Arch Necklace from Gwyneth Hulse Design is a stylish, elegant, and contemporary accent to your outfit.