My fascination of inorganic structure is used to inform my bespoke jewellery pieces. Strong, bold shapes stress the unique qualities of the inclusions of the gemstones. I draw inspiration for surface treatment from architectural metalwork and sculpture. Marks made during the construction of the work are allowed to remain or are emphasised.
From conception, my jewellery is minimal and fundamental. However, through the construction process; complexity is built in to the piece from inaccuracies and layering. Always by design, the stone is offered up to the viewer, always in a pleasing and unusual way.
The story of the gemstone is of fundamental importance in my work and so all the stones I use are natural and untreated in any way. I believe that it is important to tell the story of the stones using my unique designs in metal.