New to Felt, ASH Ceramics makes unique and eye-catching ceramic character brooches – each engaging face never to be made again. Inspired by the elemental nature of ceramics and hand drawn on terracotta clay and edged in copper, they are one of a kind pieces for you to take home and love.
When Canterbury jeweller Fiona Boeyen of Fantail & Co Jewellery was younger, she wanted to be an archaeologist. How people lived a long time ago – and how they decorated themselves with jewellery – fascinated her. As she grew up, this interest developed into being a jeweller herself, still with a strong interest in history. Fiona enjoys making her distinctive style of earrings, rings and pendants, and loves to meld river stones, sea glass, and semi precious stones into her work.
Manawatu maker couple Kate and Heather often get asked about their business name – Defining Ply, or Ply for short. “We chose our name as a nod to our (exceptionally dorky) penchant for word play. Ply can mean tempt with wares, twist threads together, or working as a master of your trade. Defining Ply is a verb, something we do, something that can evolve; we learn, we pull things together, we work with our hands, we hope to draw like-minded humans to us.”
Jenny Wilson of One Green Leaf Ceramics made her first pot when she was at intermediate school. She’s tried dozens of crafts since then, but keeps coming back to clay. About 18 months ago Jenny bought a good second-hand kiln and set herself the goal of paying for it by selling her ceramic work…
Looking for handcrafted wedding rings? This gorgeous pair of rings from Christchurch jeweller Sophie Divett is hand-carved by Sophie in solid Sterling silver to mimic the natural textures of tree bark. The narrower of the rings is set with a beautiful, genuine Ceylon-blue sapphire. Just stunning!
Looking for a stand-out gift for someone with elegant taste in jewellery? Sylvia Watson is an Aotearoa jeweller specialising in silver and gold jewellery that is easy to wear, with simple lines, and a variety of (sometimes surprising) materials…
What a perfect Christmas gift! Jeweller Sophie Divett specialises in sculptural, understated, unique jewellery that draws inspiration from the natural world. From her Christchurch-based studio, Sophie hand-crafts precise, beautiful, and often surprising jewellery pieces in her signature refined, earthy aesthetic.
The maker of these astonishingly accurate, individually crafted floral jewellery pieces is the very talented Canterbury jeweller Adele Stewart, who has been crafting her exquisite creations for fourteen years.