Jewellery Inspired by the World

I enjoy visiting the many National Parks around the world and photographing the varied and wondrous landscapes that will inspired many more pieces to be made in the hills of Wales.

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  • AAA Citrine & Amethyst Sterling Silver Earrings

    Beautiful AAA quality 8mm x 7mm oval golden Citrine gemstones, complimented by two stunning faceted cut sparkling 6mm x 4m pear drop lavender purple Amethyst semi-precious gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in sterling silver in a claw setting!

     

    Yellowstone River radiates in every direction from Americas’s first national park. It meanders through grassland where we encounter both bears and grazing buffalo to add to the excitement of this heavenly landscapes of blues and gold; the perfect inspiration for these earrings.

     

    A birthstone for those born in February, amethyst is a striking semi-precious gemstone which has traditionally symbolised sobriety and restraint – its name comes from the Greek ametusthos, meaning “not intoxicated”. More recently, amethyst has been associated with pure, loving relationships and deep emotional bonds

     

    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.

     

    These contemporary sterling silver earrings are 46mm long (~1 3/4 inch) come in a gift box, organza bag and beautifully presented making an ideal gift.

     

    Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3384

    £75.95
  • AAA Citrine Gold Accents Sterling Silver Earrings

    Magnificent AAA quality faceted cut sparkling 11mm x 6mm marquise natural golden Citrine semi-precious gemstones. These gemstone are hand set in a beautiful sterling silver design with Gold accents in a claw setting!

     

    These gorgeous golden citrine gemstone earrings are inspired by the equally wonderful golden sunset over the Caribbean, just breathtaking!

     

    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.

     

    These elegant earrings are 45mm long (~1 3/4 inch) and come in a gift box with the image of their inspiration in the lid of the box.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3395

    £79.95
  • Alexandrite, Mircofaceted Green Moonstone, Gemstones, Sterling Silver, Earrings

    A stunning pair of earrings showcasing sparkling 12mm x 6mm marquises of lab-grown faceted alexandrite which change colour from purple to blue depending on the light, alongside four wonderful micro-faceted 2mm x 2mm spheres of semi-precious green moonstone. Each of these impressive gemstones is elegantly hand-set in a stylish sterling silver claw setting.

     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of Singapore’s incredible botanical gardens, where gorgeous, captivating blooms of purple flowers inescapably arrest the senses in this 82-hectare paradise.

     

    The most widely-recognised birthstone for June, alexandrite is named after Alexander II of Russia, supposedly having been first discovered by miners in the Ural Mountains on his birthday.

     

    One of June’s many birthstones, moonstone bears the symbolic associations of its celestial namesake, namely love and renewal, famously explored by romantic poets such as Shelley.

     

    42mm long (~1 ½ inches), 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.

     

    WHJ3746

    £39.95
  • Apatite Gold Accents Sterling Silver Stud Drop Earrings

    Magnificent faceted cut sparkling 7mm x 5mm oval natural Apatite gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in a lovely sterling silver Celtic design with 9ct Gold accents in a claw setting!

     

    These earrings are inspired by my photograph of a wonderful sunset at Acadia National Park close to Boston. The park protects the natural beauty of the highest rocky headlands along the Atlantic coastline of the United States, an abundance of habitats, and a rich cultural heritage.

     

    Apatite is a stone of manifestation. It is related to service and to humanitarian pursuits. Apatite is attuned to the future, yet connects to past lives. It is said to stimulate the development of our psychic gifts and spiritual attunement, deepening meditation and aiding communication and self-expression.

     

    These earrings are 35mm long (~ 1 1/4 Inch) and come in a gift box with the image of their inspiration in the lid of the box and organza bag, beautifully presented making them a unique gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3385

    £56.95
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    Aquamarine with Rhodolite Garnet & Lemon Topaz Sterling Silver Stud Drop Earrings

    An eye-catching pair of gemstone earrings showcasing stunningly sparkling 8mm x 8mm faceted trillions of semi-precious lemon topaz, delicately complemented by glimmering 5mm x 3mm ovals of faceted-cut aquamarine and two 1mm x 1mm rounds of semi-precious pink rhodolite. Each of these impressive gemstones is elegantly hand-set in a stylish sterling silver bezel or claw setting.
     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of Lake Powell. Straddling the border between the US states of Utah and Arizona, this mesmerising reservoir snakes through stunning sedimentary cliffs, its deep blue tones – a mirror of the cloudless sky – juxtaposed against the warm pinks and oranges of the enveloping walls of rock.
     

    One of November’s birthstones, topaz is thought to be named after the Sanskrit tapas, meaning ‘fire’. Hindu literature points to its functions as a lengthener of life and provider of wisdom.
     

    One of the birthstones for January, garnet – historically tied to friendship and faithfulness – has long been used for decoration, having been found amongst the relics of ancient Greece and Egypt.
     

    A March birthstone, aquamarine is named after the serene ocean waters with which it shares its captivating hues. Due to this maritime association, some sailors wear it to bring good fortune.
     

    38mm long (~1½ inches), 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.
     

    Commissions welcome. Thanks for looking.
     

    WHJ4058

    £53.95
  • Art Nouveau Style Citrine & Sterling Silver Necklace

    A stunningly sparkling 9mm x 6mm inverted pear-drop of faceted golden citrine, hand-set in an elegant sterling silver bezel setting adorned with an Art Nouveau-style design, forms the centrepiece of this charming sterling silver pendant.
     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of Arizona’s world-famous Grand Canyon. A breathtaking natural landmark, this dramatic ravine sees the Colorado River cut through the steep walls of sunburnt sedimentary cliffs beneath an ever-blue sky.
     

    A November birthstone, citrine is characterised by its rich hues of yellow and gold, inspiring symbolic ties with both wealth and the sun, said to inspire, energise, and bring 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.
     

    Commissions welcome. Thanks for looking.
     

    WHJ4132

    £39.95
  • Bi-Colour Topaz, Tourmaline, Cubic Zirconia, Gemstones, Sterling Silver, Bracelet

    An enchanting bracelet showcasing a captivating 6mm x 6mm faceted round of semi-precious bi-colour topaz, four stunning faceted-cut 4mm x 4mm rounds of green, yellow & smokey tourmaline, and two 3mm x 3mm rounds of lab-grown cubic zirconia. Each of these impressive gemstones is elegantly hand-set in a stylish sterling silver claw setting.

     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of Yellowstone National Park, an astonishing nature reserve spanning 3500 square miles in the US states of Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana. Home to grizzly bears, nature-lovers, and an active supervolcano, this vast expanse of wilderness affords some of the most incredible views on the planet: seemingly endless forests zig-zagged by hiking trails and snaking rivers, immense lakes brimming with fish, and mesmerising hot springs ringed with rainbows of colour.

     

    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 from both asteroids and the moon.

    An October birthstone, tourmaline was reported by one 18th-century Dutch scientist to induce sleep, whilst ancient traditions from Africa and India believe it to strengthen moral judgement.

     

    One of November’s birthstones, topaz is thought to be named after the Sanskrit tapas, meaning ‘fire’. Hindu literature points to its functions as a lengthener of life and provider of wisdom.

     

    7.5 inches long, this dazzling gemstone bracelet 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.

     

    WHJ3758

    £49.95
  • Blue Topaz & Cubic Zirconia Sterling Silver Necklace

    Beautiful faceted sparkling 8mm x 6mm rectangular-shaped Blue Topaz semi-precious gemstone, complimented by several gorgeous faceted cut 1mm x 1mm round-shaped Cubic Zirconia gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in sterling silver in a simple yet elegant claw setting.
     
    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of the stunning white sands of the long Fort Myers Beach on Estero Island, sitting just off the coast of Florida. Here, those looking out across the gorgeous aquamarine waters are met with unforgettable vistas of the Gulf of Mexico.
     
    One of November’s birthstones, topaz is thought to be named after the Sanskrit tapas, meaning ‘fire’. Hindu literature points to its functions as a lengthener of life and provider of wisdom.
     
    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 from both asteroids and the moon.
     
    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
     
    WHJ4152

    £39.95
  • Blue Topaz & Purple Amethyst Sterling Silver Gemstone Necklace

    A magnificent gemstone pendant showcasing a stunningly sparkling 9mm x 9mm faceted-cut trillion of semi-precious blue topaz, delicately complemented by four glimmering 5mm x 3mm faceted pear-drops and two 6mm x 3mm marquises of semi-precious purple amethyst. Each of these impressive gemstones is elegantly hand-set in a stylish sterling silver bezel setting.
     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of the flowers of the idyllic offshore paradises of St Kitts and Nevis, Caribbean islands where stunning purple flowers offer a gorgeous complement to the sensational blues of the tropical waters which break against the islands’ pristine shores.
     

    One of November’s birthstones, topaz is thought to be named after the Sanskrit tapas, meaning ‘fire’. Hindu literature points to its functions as a lengthener of life and provider of wisdom.
     

    A February birthstone, amethyst has traditionally symbolised sobriety – its name derives from the Greek ametusthos, “not intoxicated”. More recently, it has also been tied to deep emotional bonds.
     
    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.
     

    WHJ3434

    £89.95
  • Blue Topaz & Ruby Sterling Silver Necklace

    Sterling silver handmade necklace featuring faceted cut 8mm x 6mm oval and 2mm x 2mm round Blue Topaz semi-precious gemstone, together with lovely lab grown 8mm x 6mm inverted pear drop raspberry red Ruby gemstones.

     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of the flowers of the twin island havens of St Kitts and Nevis, sites of tropical perfection where fiery red flowers provide a flamboyant contrast to the serene blues of the Caribbean Sea which laps against the islands’ immaculate beaches.

     

    One of November’s birthstones, topaz is thought to be named after the Sanskrit tapas, meaning ‘fire’. Hindu literature points to its functions as a lengthener of life and provider of wisdom.

     

    A birthstone for July, ruby has long represented power and success; for 8th-century Arabic mystics, dreams of rubies foretold good fortune, whilst in ancient Burma they stood for life itself.

     

    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.

     

    Commissions welcome. Thanks for looking

     

    WHJ3698

    £49.95
  • Citrine & Amethyst Sterling Silver Stud Drop Earrings

    A charming pair of gemstone earrings showcasing two stunningly sparkling 5mm x 3mm pear-drops and one 3mm x 3mm round of faceted golden citrine, delicately complemented by glimmering 7mm x 7mm faceted-cut rounds of semi-precious purple amethyst. Each of these impressive gemstones is elegantly hand-set in a stylish sterling silver claw setting.
     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of Yellowstone National Park, an astonishing nature reserve spanning 3500 square miles in the US states of Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana. Home to grizzly bears, nature-lovers, and an active supervolcano, this vast expanse of wilderness affords some of the most incredible views on the planet: seemingly endless forests zig-zagged by hiking trails and snaking rivers, immense lakes brimming with fish, and mesmerising hot springs ringed with rainbows of colour.
     

    A February birthstone, amethyst has traditionally symbolised sobriety – its name derives from the Greek ametusthos, “not intoxicated”. More recently, it has also been tied to deep emotional bonds.
     

    A November birthstone, citrine is characterised by its rich hues of yellow and gold, inspiring symbolic ties with both wealth and the sun, said to inspire, energise, and bring prosperity.
     

    32mm long (~1¼ 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.
     

    WHJ4122

    £49.95
  • Citrine & Cubic Zirconia Sterling Silver Necklace

    An enchanting necklace showcasing a stunningly sparkling 7mm x 5mm faceted oval of yellow citrine, complemented by two glittering 1mm x 1mm faceted-cut rounds of lab-grown cubic zirconia. Each of these impressive gemstones is elegantly hand-set in a stylishly unique sterling silver design with charming rose gold accents and a claw setting.
     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of some of the USA’s incredible canyonlands, rugged landscapes of sun-drenched umber rock split by yawning chasms and narrow, winding channels. Their uniquely captivating beauty – straight from the backdrops of classic Westerns – offers the perfect artistic inspiration.
     

    A November birthstone, citrine is characterised by its rich hues of yellow and gold, inspiring symbolic ties with both wealth and the sun, said to inspire, energise, and bring 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 extra-terrestrial rock from both asteroids and the moon.
     

    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.
     

    WHJ3881

    £59.95