Jewellery Inspired by Waterfalls

Delicious aquamarine, blue topaz and moonstone together with powerful sterling silver design creates the energy emanated by the spectacular cascades of Conwy and Fairy Falls. Swallow Falls hewed of out the grey rock face with grey, fissured, threatening crags and a forbidding abyss clothed with green trees and plans creates a amazing inspiration for a cascade of dramatic sterling silver earrings and necklaces handmade for you in the hills of North Wales.

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  • Aquamarine Cabochon & Sterling Silver Gemstone Stud Earrings

    This delightful pair of studs wows with its wonderfully beautiful 8mm x 6mm ovals of cabochon-cut aquamarine, elegantly hand-set in stylishly minimalistic sterling silver bezel settings.
     

    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.
     

    These dazzling gemstone stud earrings will arrive packaged in a small gift box and organza bag, resulting in a gorgeously-presented pair which makes the perfect gift.
     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome.
     

    WHJ3895

    £26.95
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    Blue Topaz and Cubic Zirconia Sterling Silver Stud Drop Earrings

    Handset in a sterling silver claw setting two sky blue 6mm x 4mm oval Blue Topaz semi-precious gemstones and four sparkling faceted cut 2mm x 2mm round Cubic Zirconia gemstones. !

     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by the roaring waterfalls found in Clocaenog Forest, a vast swathe of verdant woodland which stretches across Denbighshire and Conwy. Here, the foaming white water spills violently forth over dark grey rocks, the deep green trees behind bearing witness to the waterfall’s natural ferocity.

     

    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.

     

    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.

     

    12mm long (~1 1/4 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

     

    WHJ3596

    £39.95 £35.95
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    Cubic Zirconia & Ethiopian Opal Sterling Silver Earrings

    These delightful earrings feature naturally gorgeous 8mm x 6mm pear-drops of earth-mined Ethiopian opal, complemented by an array of stunningly sparkling 1mm x 1mm faceted 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 Fairy Glen Gorge near Betws-y-Coed, where crystal-clear water dances across black and mossy rock, foaming white rapids periodically punctuating the peaceful woodland landscape.
     

    An October birthstone, opal was once dubbed the ‘Patron of Thieves’, believed to render its wearer invisible. Now, though, the opal is more commonly seen as a stone of love and protection.
     

    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.
     

    26mm long (~1 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.
     

    WHJ3877

    £56.95 £51.25
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    Cubic Zirconia & Ethiopian Opal Sterling Silver Necklace

    This delightful pendant showcases a gorgeous earth-mined 8mm x 6mm pear-drop of natural Ethiopian opal alongside several stunningly sparkling 1mm x 1mm faceted 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 Fairy Glen Gorge near Betws-y-Coed, where crystal-clear water dances across black and mossy rock, foaming white rapids periodically punctuating the peaceful woodland landscape.
     

    An October birthstone, opal was once dubbed the ‘Patron of Thieves’, believed to render its wearer invisible. Now, though, the opal is more commonly seen as a stone of love and protection.
     

    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.
     

    WHJ3878

    £56.95 £51.25
  • Cubic Zirconia Celtic Design Sterling Silver, Necklace

    Sparkling faceted cut sparkling 3mm x 3mm round Cubic Zirconia gemstone. This gemstone is hand set in a beautiful sterling silver Celtic design with Rose Gold accents in a bezel setting.

     

    Amidst the town of Llangollen is the river Dee with some spectacular ‘Town Falls’; a series of wonderful rapids that goes underneath the spectacular bridge and are the perfect inspiration for my jewellery.

     

    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.

     

    WHJ3524

    £49.95
  • Emerald & Cubic Zirconia Sterling Silver Necklace

    A simply magnificent necklace showcasing an enchanting 8mm x 6mm oval of natural green emerald precious gemstone, complemented by a 5mm x 3mm baguette & four 1mm x 1mm rounds of stunningly sparkling faceted-cut 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 Rhaeadr y Cwm, where pure white water thunderously crashes down a self-carved path through jagged rocks and green-flecked cliffs.
     

    A May birthstone, emerald has been called the ‘Jewel of Kings’ due to its ties to historical royalty; it was popularised by the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Cleopatra and has remained in fashion since.
     

    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.
     

    WHJ3869

    £69.95
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    Ethiopian Opal & Cubic Zirconia Sterling Silver Drop Earrings

    An enchanting pair of earrings featuring wonderfully colourful 6mm x 6mm and 7mm x 7mm cabochon-cut rounds of semi-precious Ethiopian opal, complemented by several stunningly sparkling 1mm x 1mm 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 Conwy Falls, an impressive white-water cascade nestled amongst the ancient, maze-like woodland surrounding the picturesque Welsh village of Betws-y-Coed, where many of its trees can be dated back over five centuries.
     

    An October birthstone, opal was once dubbed the ‘Patron of Thieves’, believed to render its wearer invisible. Now, though, the opal is more commonly seen as a stone of love and protection.
     

    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.
     
    40mm long (~1 ½ 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.
     

    WHJ3880

    £49.95 £44.95
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    Ethiopian Opal & Sterling Silver Ring

    This enchanting ring features a delightful 7mm x 6mm pear-drop of natural Ethiopian opal, elegantly hand-set in a stylish sterling silver bezel setting.

     

    As with other opals, Ethiopian opal is a birthstone for October, said to brim with joyously positive emotion whilst also invoking the calmness and restraint required to balance such ardour.

     

    UK size N (US 6.75, 53.5mm), this dazzling gemstone ring will arrive packaged in a small gift box and organza bag, resulting in a gorgeously-presented piece which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome.

     

    WHJ3784

    £49.95 £44.95
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    Ethiopian Opal Gemstone Pear Drop Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings

    Outstanding natural cut 7mm x 5mm Pear Drop Ethiopian Opal gemstone, hand set in sterling silver in a unique design in a bezel setting.

    These lovely earrings are inspired by the dramatic River Dee in Llangollen as the white water crashes over the rocks and slate

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

    These bespoke sterling silver earrings are 35mm long (~1 1/4 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.

    Thanks for looking
    Commissions welcome.

    £125.00 £112.50
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    Ethiopian Opal, Gemstone, Sterling Silver, Ring

    This breathtaking ring features a delightful 8mm x 6mm oval of natural Ethiopian opal, elegantly hand-set in a stylish sterling silver bezel setting.

     

    As with other opals, Ethiopian opal is a birthstone for October, said to brim with joyously positive emotion whilst also invoking the calmness and restraint required to balance such ardour.

     

    UK size O (US 7, EU 55mm), this dazzling gemstone ring will arrive packaged in a small gift box and  organza bag, resulting in a gorgeously-presented piece which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome.

     

    WHJ3781

    £49.95 £44.95
  • Green Blue Quartz & Cubic Zirconia Sterling Silver Stud Drop Earrings

    A delightful pair of earrings showcasing stunningly sparkling 8mm x 6mm faceted inverted pear-drops of lab-grown green-blue quartz alongside glittering 6mm x 4mm rectangles and 4mm x 4mm rounds of faceted-cut 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 the roaring waterfalls found in Clocaenog Forest, a vast swathe of verdant woodland which stretches across Denbighshire and Conwy. Here, the foaming white water spills over dark grey rocks, the deep green trees bearing witness to its natural ferocity.
     

    Serving as an April birthstone, quartz has long been held as an object of symbolic power. In Japan, for instance, it is referred to as tama, ‘the perfect jewel’, representing both patience and purity.
     

    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.
     

    22mm long (~¾ 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.
     

    WHJ3876

    £49.95
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    London Blue Topaz & Sterling Silver Ring

    This breathtaking ring features a beautifully sparkling 7mm x 5mm faceted rectangle of natural London blue topaz, elegantly hand-set in a stylish sterling silver claw setting.
     

    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.
     

    UK size L (US 6, 51mm), this dazzling gemstone ring will arrive packaged in a small gift box and organza bag, resulting in a gorgeously-presented piece which makes the perfect gift.  

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome.
     

    WHJ3785

    £49.95 £44.95