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Georgina Ettridge Jewellery

category: Jewellery and Silverware   

region: South East   

Georgina’s collections are sensitive, contemporary representations of organic forms, crafted in precious metal.  Styled to reflect the beauty of nature, she aims to create collections that capture the essence of contemporary elegance whilst retaining a timeless, classic feel.

Each piece is individually handmade using traditional techniques such as piercing, soldering, forging, engraving and stone setting to produce miniature, wearable sculptures.

Georgina graduated with a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Portsmouth in 1998 specialising in Three Dimensional Design. In 2011 she was the winner of the Craft&Design Magazine awards in the jewellery and precious metal section and is a committee member for the Association for Contemporary Jewellery (Wessex Group) and a founder member of Artful Events.

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Georgina Fowler

category: Ceramics   Jewellery and Silverware   

region: Midlands   

I’m a ceramic designer, I make slip cast earthenware vessels and bowls. These are all handmade using moulds I have also made. These are decorated with transfers with patterns that I have designed myself from my own drawings. These are inspired by fairy tales and the surreal.

I studied at Hereford College of Arts, graduating in Summer 2010.

I also make ceramic jewellery pieces, which are all handmade and have my transfers on them. My prices range from £10 – £130.

address: Hereford

telephone: 01432 352629

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Gillian Hulse

category: Glass   

region: South West   

Gillian makes kiln formed glass panels, bowls, arcs and dishes inspired by nature. Gillian also makes abstract pieces. She exhibits at craft fairs, markets and galleries.

address: 32 Knowle Lane, Wookey, Wells BA5 1LB

telephone: 01749 679967


Gorgeous Glass

category: Glass   

region: Wales   

I am a stained and fused glass maker living in Penarth, South Wales.
I have had a number of prestigious commissions, such as making the prizes for the Welsh Learner of the Year at the National Eisteddfod. I was also the first artist in the UK to be licensed by the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff to be able to use the centre and wording in my work.
I am interested in exploring the many possibilities offered by stained and fused glass, and my work includes door panels, wall panels, and jewellery, sometimes incorporating other materials such as copper wire.

address: Penarth, South Wales

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category: Paper   Textiles & Stitch - Interiors   

region: South West   

Grace & Favour Home is the work of Designer/Maker Rachael Rowe who works from her studio on Dartmoor to create unique gifts and homewares from beautiful fabrics, reclaimed vintage maps and sheet music. With a background Fashion Design, Rachael uses her extensive knowledge of sewing, craft and design to make every item to the highest […]

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Gravatt Jewellery

category: Jewellery and Silverware   

region: South West   

Handmade contemporary one-off designer jewellery in golds, diamonds, precious and unusual gems and baroque pearls.

address: Castle Cary, BA7 7AR

telephone: 01963 351528


Hamilton Walker Designs

category: Jewellery and Silverware   

region: South West   

Fiona Hamilton Walker is a Bristol-based jeweller working with sterling silver, copper, bronze and semi-precious stones.

She studied at Queens Road College of Art in Bristol where she learnt several different types of jewellery technique, but was especially drawn to texture and shape.

Her collection includes beautiful textured cufflinks, striking copper embellished necklaces and bracelets and delicate silver earrings.

address: Bristol BS7 8LX

telephone: 01179249182

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Hannah Coates

category: Jewellery and Silverware   Mixed Media and Recycled   

region: Wales   

I work from my home in Bethesda, North Wales surrounded by my collection of art created by friends and family, vintage treasures and charity shop finds. These are all a great source of inspiration within my jewellery making.
I have always had a fascination with colour and wanted somehow to bring it into my work. I became very conscious of the amount of colour in packaging that we simply discard and throw away, in particular the rich jewel like colours in some plastic bottles and confectionery wrappers.
Having a keen interest in re-using and recycling, I decided to utilise these materials and have since been developing my jewellery from recycled plastics, foils, semi precious stones, reclaimed beads and silver.
I have been making jewellery since leaving college in 1991 and my work has been shown in many exhibitions and galleries around the UK.

address: Gerlan, Bethesda LL57 3ST


category: Furniture & Wood   

region: South East   

Design is my passion and since 2010 I have been creating bespoke contemporary furniture. Every item is individually handcrafted in my workshop in Kent where I moved back to after graduating in Furniture and Product Design from Nottingham Trent University. I pride myself on designing unique, beautiful and innovative products with a creative flair from […]

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category: Paper   

In 2002, after accidentally leaving a book out in the rain, Hannah Lobley developed the award-winning Paperwork. She couldn’t bear to throw away her ruined and all-time favourite book (Lord of the Rings) and decided to see if she could reuse it even though she couldn’t read it again. Hannah had previously specialised in wood […]

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category: Jewellery and Silverware   

region: Scotland   

As a child Hannah Louise Lamb spent a lot of time on the beaches of Cornwall. As she grew up she discovered a love, and a great talent, for creating beautiful things inspired by those very same Cornish beaches she adored as a small girl. With a first class honours from Glasgow School of Art’s […]

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category: Ceramics   

region: Scotland   

Freshly poured wet slip is delicious, poured or trailed over the surface of a pot it looks good enough to eat and I never tire of working with it. My pots are all thrown on the wheel in a red earthenware clay and decorated with coloured slips before being finished with a rich honey glaze. […]

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category: Printmaking   

region: East Midlands   

I have always loved to draw. But a lightbulb moment happened when driving along my local high street, observing the vibrancy and activity of a community – shoppers and parents getting from one point to another; pathways crossing and intersecting, given context when placed against recognisable shops and schools. I realised that this passing of […]

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category: Ceramics   

region: South West   

Hanne Rysgaard is a ceramic designer-maker working in Bristol since 2001. She creates unique collections of colourful and FUNctional porcelain ceramics and jewellery. Her work is infused with love & life & colour & joy, all unified by a strong foundation in good craftsmanship, functionality and attention to detail. Hanne has been the maker of […]

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Harriet Caslin

category: Ceramics   

region: South East   

Design led porcelain lighting and functional tableware are handcrafted in small batches from Harriet’s boat house studio on Mersea Island, off of the Essex coast. Influenced by her Scandinavian roots, Harriet’s designs focus on simple form, linear patterned design and soft contrasting colours to invite a tactile approach to her work.

“My work is all about appealing to the senses. I love the idea of someone using one of my designs and enjoying these little details; how comfortable the cup feels in their hands when drinking tea, how the colourful light transforms a room when it’s turned on. To me this is what creates an enduring and enjoyable relationship between the person and the functional objects that they use every day…”

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HayleyGlassDesigns

category: Glass   

region: London   

Hayley Gammon works mainly in small ranges, as the ethos of her work is ‘handmade’ Glass Blown technique. Working in small ranges means that she is able to keep a keen eye on development, with the work evolving and adapting with her skills, whist maintaining a theme in her work.
With glass there is always something to learn and a new skill to master. It has a huge element of problem solving and demands quick thinking on your feet – this drives the artist and keeps the work fresh and exciting. Hayley enjoys making work and keeping the work accessible. She has developed a range of work that uses intense colours and simple forms. Prices range from £35 to £350.
Hayley feels privileged to work in this industry and would not see herself doing anything else.

telephone: 07999105276

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Heartfelt by Liz

category: Fashion Accessories   

region: Scotland   

Heartfelt by Liz has been in business since 1996 and has developed a wide range of unique wool creations and specialist skills in textile crafts. In 2012 Heartfelt Studio from Ayrshire moved to Argyll to the stunning Victorian Railway Station at Dalmally. It is a working station and the Studio and gallery are set amongst the stunning Highlands landscape.
I use a lot of the local native wools and plant material to dye my work. Apart from running workshops from the Studio, I supply a huge range of fibre products in the shop. We have a full range of equipment for many textile crafts here at the studio as well as our own native rare breed sheep. I hold an NDSF in floristry and studied Millinery at Cardonald College and Fashion and design and pattern construction. I have travelled to teach in many countries such as Mongolia, America and Norway.

address: Dalmally Railway Station, Callender/Oban Line, Dalmally, Argyll and Bute PA33 1AA

telephone: 01838200934

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category: Textiles & Stitch - Interiors   

region: South West   

I come from a family of sheep farmers and weavers, with a court dress maker in the mix too so I feel I have fibres in my blood stream. Mum and Dad met in a textile mill, so there you go it was inevitable!  My wonderful Granny Mary taught me to stitch at an early […]

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Hedge and Hog: Designs and Prints

category: Printmaking   

region: North West   

I am a printmaker, working primarily with linocuts and collagraph techniques. I am a trained Architect and completed my PhD in 2004. My handmade, limited edition prints are all made from my original sketches that are inspired by my life around me, and by seeing the beauty in the mundane. You will also see a layered colour palette, often bright but muted, and subtle. I aim to create prints that can inspire a smile, a memory, and a piece of art that you can form your own personal associations with.
Having studied Architectural Conservation, mark-making is of specific interest and how different surfaces and cutting methods can give individuality to a piece. With price range mostly between £15-£65, they are an affordable means to collect original, handmade and unique art.

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Helen Bolland Shibori Pleated Silk

category: Textiles - Clothing   

region: North West   

Helen’s passion and aspiration is to create striking and original fabrics of complexity and beauty; whose colours appear to ripple and pulsate, shifting chameleon-like as light diffuses across their unique textures.
​Drawing her inspiration from the natural world – exotic birds, sea creatures, flora, the living landscape, ​Helen’s interpretation of the ancient Eastern craft of Shibori has two distinctive elements, bringing together the artisan and the artist, a union of control with the uncontrollable.
​The creation by hand of the pleats is a practical, mechanical, steady, reliable and very time-consuming process; the dyeing process is far less predictable, as the dyes are given free rein to blend and flow. There is an empathy with the sculptor who feels her role is to release the creation already hidden within her materials.

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