Jewellery Inspired by Mountains

Majestic Citrine, Opal and Diamonds together with theatrical sterling silver design are inspired by the ice capped mountains of Snowdonia and the grandeur of the Berwyn Mountains. Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales, Snowdon or Yr Wyddfa to give it its Welsh name is impressive, sculptured by glaciation and commanding the best views in Britain is the perfect inspiration for dramatic individually design sterling silver jewellery made for you in the hills of North Wales.

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  • AA Quality Citrine Sterling Silver Earrings

    A dazzling pair of sterling silver earrings which feature faceted cut AA quality Citrine in 9mm x 7mm oval & 6mm x 4mm pear drop shapes, hand-set in contemporary claw settings.

     

     

    Northwest Wales’ very own Snowdonia serves as the inspiration for this piece. A region characterised by sprawling lakes walled by steep slopes and snow-capped peaks, this National Park is home to Wales’ tallest mountain, Mount Snowdon – ‘Yr Wyddfa’, in Welsh – from which it is possible to see across the sea to Ireland.

     

     

    A birthstone for those born in November, citrine is characterised by its rich hues of gold and yellow, which have informed several symbolic associations throughout history. Its likeness to the rays of the sun have led to it being deemed energising, healing, and inspirational, whilst its similarity to the colour of golden coins and other such riches have lent it the moniker of ‘The Merchant’s Stone’. For this reason, it is said to bring wealth and prosperity.

     

     

    35mm long (~1 1/4 inch), these dazzling gemstone earrings will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of their inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented pair which makes the perfect gift.

     

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome.

     

     

    WHJ3347

    £56.95
  • Aquamarine & Cubic Zirconia Sterling Silver Earrings

    Natural faceted cut 5mm x 4mm oval Aquamarine gemstones, together with impressive faceted cut 12mm x 8mm inverted pear drop Cubic Zirconia gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in sterling silver to create bespoke earrings.

     

    The Llantysyllio Mountains are a stunning range of endless peaks above the pretty town of Llangollen. Stunning for hiking, guaranteed to take your breath away literally and emotionally when you see the views they are a perfect inspiration for my jewellery.

     

    A March birthstone, aquamarine is named after the calming blue-green hues of the ocean waters with which it shares its gorgeous colouring. Due to this tie with the seas, it has been thought by many to offer mystical protection to sailors and fishermen. Some ancient folklore strengthens this maritime association even further, going as far as to describe the gemstone as the treasure of mermaids!

    A birthstone for the month of April first developed in the USSR in the 1970s, cubic zirconia is created from base substances found in extraterrestrial rock, both from asteroids and the moon. Some claim that it aids in controlling one’s ego and selfishness, as well as in gaining a strong mental and spiritual clarity.

     

    42mm long (~1 1/2 inchs), these dazzling gemstone earrings will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of their inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented pair which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3616

    £49.95
  • Blue Topaz and Pearl Sterling Silver Necklace

    Stunning faceted cut sparkling 8mm x 8mm trillion Blue Topaz semiprecious gemstones, complimented by wonderful crafted 4mm x 4mm round Pearl gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in sterling silver in a bezel setting!

     

    The Llantysyllio Mountains are a stunning range of endless peaks above the pretty town of Llangollen. Stunning for hiking, guaranteed to take your breath away literally and emotionally when you see the views they are a perfect inspiration for my jewellery.

     

    One of November’s birthstones, topaz is thought to be named after the Sanskrit tapas, meaning ‘fire’. Beliefs around topaz vary – Hindu mythology points to its functions as a lengthener of life and provider of wisdom, whilst some 13th-century mystics claimed that it could sharpen and even restore eyesight and cure mental illness. Because of this, it is often viewed as a sacred stone.

    Pearl is the birthstone for June and means nobility, beauty & peace.

     

    Attached to an 18 inch chain, this dazzling gemstone pendant will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of its inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented piece which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3478

    £39.95
  • Ceylon Sapphire and Alexandrite Sterling Silver Earrings

    Delightful faceted cut 10mm x 10mm heart-shaped alexandrite (lab) gemstone that changes colour depending on the light, complemented by Ceylon sapphire in a variety of shapes and sizes, including a 6mm x 4mm oval and two 2mm x 2mm rounds. These gemstones are hand-set in sterling silver bezel and claw settings respectively, each of which highlights the gemstones’ beauty.

     

    Snowdonia is a region in northwest Wales concentrated around the mountains and glacial landforms of massive Snowdonia National Park. The park’s historic Snowdon Mountain Railway climbs to the summit of Wales’s highest mountain, Mount Snowdon, offering views across the sea to Ireland and is a brilliant inspiration for my jewellery.

     

    One of the birthstones for September, sapphire inspires symbolic meanings as diverse as the many colours in which it can be found. Historically, it has been associated with youth and old age,  power and kindness, and wealth alongside freedom from envy.

     

    The most widely-recognised birthstone for June, alexandrite is named after Alexander II of Russia, as it was supposedly first discovered by miners in the Ural Mountains on his birthday. Prized for its colour-changing properties, it is also believed by some to have the symbolic power to free oneself from excessive self-discipline.

     

    These contemporary earrings are 40mm long (~1 1/2 inch) and come in a unique gift box with the image of their inspiration in the lid of the box and in an organza gift bag, beautifully presented.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3307

    £89.95
  • Ethiopian Opal Rectangular Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings

    Beautifully natural cut 10mm x 7mm rectangular Ethiopian Opal gemstone, hand set in sterling silver in a unique design in a bezel setting.

    This piece of jewellery is inspired by my photograph of the rolling green hills of Offa’s Dyke. a Valley located in North Wales!

    Opal is the birthstone for October and means Wisdom, Purity & Hope!

    These bespoke sterling silver earrings are 37mm long (~1 1/2 inch) and come in a unique box with the image of their inspiration in the lid of the box and organza bag, beautifully presented making an ideal gift.

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    Commissions welcome.

    £125.00
  • Golden Citrine & Cubic Zirconia Sterling Silver Necklace

    Rich colour 8mm x 6mm rectangular Golden Citrine faceted semi-precious gemstone, surrounded by sparkling Cubic Zirconia gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in sterling silver in an impressive setting.

     

    Northwest Wales’ very own Snowdonia serves as the inspiration for this piece. A region characterised by sprawling lakes walled by steep slopes and snow-capped peaks, this National Park is home to Wales’ tallest mountain, Mount Snowdon – ‘Yr Wyddfa’, in Welsh – from which it is possible to see across the sea to Ireland.

     

    A birthstone for those born in November, citrine is characterised by its rich hues of gold and yellow, which have informed several symbolic associations throughout history. Its likeness to the rays of the sun have led to it being deemed energising, healing, and inspirational, whilst its similarity to the colour of golden coins and other such riches have lent it the moniker of ‘The Merchant’s Stone’. For this reason, it is said to bring wealth and prosperity.

    A birthstone for the month of April first developed in the USSR in the 1970s, cubic zirconia is created from base substances found in extraterrestrial rock, both from asteroids and the moon. Some claim that it aids in controlling one’s ego and selfishness, as well as in gaining a strong mental and spiritual clarity.

     

    Attached to an 18 inch chain, this dazzling gemstone pendant will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of its inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented piece which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3577

    £49.95
  • Golden Citrine Sterling SIlver Necklace

    Golden 3mm x 3mm round, 4mm x 4mm round, 5mm x 5mm round & three 6mm x 6mm round Citrine semi-precious faceted gemstones hand set in sterling silver in a claw setting.

     

    This Jewellery is inspired by Northwest Wales’ very own Snowdonia serves as the inspiration for this piece. A region characterised by sprawling lakes walled by steep slopes and snow-capped peaks, this National Park is home to Wales’ tallest mountain, Mount Snowdon – ‘Yr Wyddfa’, in Welsh – from which it is possible to see across the sea to Ireland.

     

    A birthstone for those born in November, citrine is characterised by its rich hues of gold and yellow, which have informed several symbolic associations throughout history. Its likeness to the rays of the sun have led to it being deemed energising, healing, and inspirational, whilst its similarity to the colour of golden coins and other such riches have lent it the moniker of ‘The Merchant’s Stone’. For this reason, it is said to bring wealth and prosperity.

     

    Attached to an 18 inch chain, this dazzling gemstone pendant will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of its inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented piece which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome.

     

    WHJ3585

    £49.95
  • Lemon Quartz, Gemstones, Sterling Silver, Stud Earrings

    Stunning faceted cut sparkling 7mm x 7mm round Lemon Quartz gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in a lovely sterling silver minimalistic design in a claw setting.

     

    Serving as an April birthstone, quartz has been universally treasured throughout history for its stunning beauty and symbolic power. In Japan, it is referred to as tama, ‘the perfect jewel’, and represents the virtues of patience and purity. Both ancient Rome and medieval England, meanwhile, employed quartz as a powerful healing crystal, whilst the Mayans held that quartz was a vessel of great power.

     

    These dazzling gemstone earrings will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of their inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented pair which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks you for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3552

    £29.95
  • Natural Green Topaz Sterling Silver Stud Earrings

    Distinctive top quality natural 6mm x 6mm cushion cut Green Topaz semi-precious gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in a lovely sterling silver claw setting.

     

    One of November’s birthstones, topaz is thought to be named after the Sanskrit tapas, meaning ‘fire’. Beliefs around topaz vary – Hindu mythology points to its functions as a lengthener of life and provider of wisdom, whilst some 13th-century mystics claimed that it could sharpen and even restore eyesight and cure mental illness. Because of this, it is often viewed as a sacred stone.

     

    These dazzling gemstone earrings will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of their inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented pair which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3506

    £39.95
  • Natural Yellow and Orange Sapphire, Peridot, 9ct Gold Accents, Sterling Silver Earrings

    Striking natural 4mm x 3mm oval yellow sapphire gemstones, complemented by an eye-catching 4mm x 3mm oval orange sapphire and beautiful 2mm x 2mm round peridot gemstone. This mesmerising trio are hand-set in a beautiful sterling silver Celtic design with 9Ct Gold Accents in claw and bezel settings!

     

    These earrings are inspired by my photograph of Bwlch Y Groes (Pass of the Cross) is one of the highest public road mountain passes in Wales. It’s dramatic views and colours are very much at the heart of Wales.

     

    One of the birthstones for September, sapphire inspires symbolic meanings as diverse as the many colours in which it can be found. Historically, it has been associated with power and kindness, and wealth alongside freedom from envy. 

     

    Birthstone for the month of August, peridot is a gemstone shrouded in mystery. Its name has no clear origin – some sources suggest it is a derivative of the Latin paederot, which refers to a variety of opal, whereas others claim that it comes from the Arabic faridat, meaning ‘gem’.  

     

    These stunning earrings are 34mm long (~ 1 1/4 Inch) and come boxed with the image of their inspiration in the lid of the box and beautifully presented making them the perfect gift from Wales.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3306

    £69.95
  • Peridot & Cubic Zirconia Sterling Silver Earrings

    Faceted cut AAA 6mm x 6mm cushion cut green Peridot semi-precious gemstones, together with several delightftully crafted faceted cut 1mm x 1mm round Cubic Zirconia gemstones in a stud drop design.

     

    This jewellery piece is inspired by a towering mountain in Snowdonia, Mynydd Tryfan serves as the inspiration for this handmade jewellery. Marked by a spine of pointed crags, this wall of stone stands high above untouched grassland against a clear blue sky, appearing like something torn from the pages of a fantasy novel.

     

    A birthstone for the month of April first developed in the USSR in the 1970s, cubic zirconia is created from base substances found in extraterrestrial rock, both from asteroids and the moon. Some claim that it aids in controlling one’s ego and selfishness, as well as in gaining a strong mental and spiritual clarity.

    Acting as a birthstone for the month of August, peridot is a gemstone shrouded in mystery. Its name has no clear origin – some sources suggest it is a derivative of the Latin paederot, which refers to a variety of opal, whereas others claim that it comes from the Arabic faridat, meaning ‘gem’. Its recorded use dates back as far as 1500 BC, where its symbolic powers seemingly ranged from warding off nightmares and promoting bravery to subduing negative feelings of anger and guilt.

     

    20mm long (~3/4 inch), these dazzling gemstone earrings will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of their inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented pair which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3595

    £59.95
  • Rare Kyanite, Cubic Zirconia & Herkimer Diamond Sterling Silver Earrings

    Hand set in sterling silver these lovely faceted cut 7mm x 6mm irregular shaped Herkiner Diamonds together with 5mm x 4mm oval rare Kyanite gemstones & two 2mm x 2mm sparkling Cubic Zirconia gemstones.

     

    Northwest Wales’ very own Snowdonia serves as the inspiration for this piece. A region characterised by sprawling lakes walled by steep slopes and snow-capped peaks, this National Park is home to Wales’ tallest mountain, Mount Snowdon – ‘Yr Wyddfa’, in Welsh – from which it is possible to see across the sea to Ireland.

     

    Kyanite arises from the Greek kyanos, meaning ‘deep blue’ – a uniquely beautiful gemstone, it is – according to some – characterised by a highly positive energy which aids in healing and communicating one’s true feelings. Others also suggest that it bridges the gap between the heart and the mind.

     

    A birthstone for the month of April first developed in the USSR in the 1970s, cubic zirconia is created from base substances found in extraterrestrial rock, both from asteroids and the moon. Some claim that it aids in controlling one’s ego and selfishness, as well as in gaining a strong mental and spiritual clarity.

     

    One of the many birthstones for April, diamond is named after the Latin adamas, meaning ‘invincible’. Prized throughout history for its immense beauty and durability, it has been particularly significant within Hindu culture, where it is thought to bring both power and fortune; one 14th-century mystic even believed it to bestow both invincibility and immeasurable joy!

     

    38mm long (~1 1/2 inchs), these dazzling gemstone earrings will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of their inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented pair which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3615

    £49.95