Finding inspiration out on the motorbike is a thrilling day out and exciting as to what I may find to create my jewellery designs. Where I live there is an abundance of beaches and countryside to find inspiration to create my contemporary jewellery to incorporate a precious connection of some kind, be it a special find from a favourite place visited such as the seaside and beachcombing, a piece of sea glass, a beach pebble, a favourite flower, colour, texture or pattern, which fills me with excitement and a head full of ideas I have to draw and jot down before I forget.Read more “Finding Inspiration: Out on the motorbike a thrilling day out”
I’m Crystal, a textile jewellery artist working from my Crystal Clarke Jewellery studio in rural Hartland close to the coast in North Devon.
My jewellery designs are hallmarked by the Birmingham Assay Office.
I have always been unconventional. I create free-form contemporary art jewellery designs showcasing an unconventional use of materials.
I believe a piece of jewellery should be unique and have a connection, whether a keepsake of your favourite pet hair, a favourite colour, a favourite shape, a reminder of a wonderful place visited, a birthstone and no matter where you are, you can wear and embrace the connection of the beautiful jewellery piece.Read more “About Crystal Clarke Jewellery: Moodboard Inspiration”
We all love our pets and it is nice to have a lovely keepsake of them in a jewellery piece. I believe a piece of jewellery should be unique and have a connection, so having a keepsake jewellery piece of your favourite pet hair/fibre is a lovely keepsake, and no matter where you are, you can wear and embrace the connection of the beautiful jewellery piece.Read more “A lovely Pet Fibre Jewellery Keepsake”
British sheep and alpaca wools are felted using various methods and using my mixed media process to create original, unique jewellery designs in a lovely combination of colours.
I’m passionate about designing and making jewellery from raw materials. I love colour, texture, patterns and shapes to create unique pieces of jewellery.
My mixed media process involves using an eco resin with varied and recycled materials to create a base sheet. I pierce saw cut my designs and further enhance them by hand texturing, hand painting, felting wool, fibres, yarns to create original, unique pieces of jewellery.Read more “Wool Jewellery”
Hallmarking is carried out by an Assay office and is a series of official marks on precious metals and guarantees authenticity and metal purity. There are 4 Assay Offices in the UK, My jewellery hallmarks are carried out by the Birmingham Assay Office.Read more “Jewellery Hallmarking”