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, White Opal, Gemstones, Sterling Silver, Earrings

    Lovely 8mm x 6mm inverted pear drop Aquamarine natural semi-precious gemstones, complimented by delightfully created 10mm x 5mm marquise white Opal (lab) gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in sterling silver in a bezel setting!

     

    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.

     

    An October birthstone, opal is thought to be named simply after the Sanskrit upala, meaning ‘precious stone’ – its historical and symbolic associations, however, are far more complex. Dubbed the ‘Patron of Thieves’, this gemstone was once believed to enable the wearer to turn invisible, and medieval women prized them as they were said to prevent fair hair from losing its lustre. Now, though, the opal is more commonly seen more broadly as a stone of protection and love.

     

    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!

     

    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

     

    WHJ3561

    £39.95
  • Blue Topaz, Moonstone, Light Blue Opal, Sterling Silver Earrings

    Delightful Colourful 8mm x 5mm pear drop Light Blue Opal (lab) gemstones, complimented by stunning faceted cut sparkling 4mm x 4mm round & 4mm x 8mm marquise Blue Topaz semi-precious gemstones, as well as 7mm x 7mm round Moonstone gemstones that shine blue depending on the light. These gemstones are hand set in sterling silver in a bezel setting!

     

    These contemporary earrings are inspired by my photograph of the amazing Swallow Falls in North Wales. The falls are one of the tallest in Wales and brimming with churning waterfalls in a picturesque, wooded setting, reachable by a narrow, rocky footpath.

     

    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.

     

    An October birthstone, opal is thought to be named simply after the Sanskrit upala, meaning ‘precious stone’ – its historical and symbolic associations, however, are far more complex. Dubbed the ‘Patron of Thieves’, this gemstone was once believed to enable the wearer to turn invisible, and medieval women prized them as they were said to prevent fair hair from losing its lustre. Now, though, the opal is more commonly seen more broadly as a stone of protection and love.

     

    One of June’s many birthstones, moonstone gets its name from the gorgeously unique appearance of its surface, the mesmerising light of which resembles that of the moon. The moon’s close associations with love, so famously explored by romantic poets such as Shelley, have led moonstone to likewise become a lover’s stone. Beyond this, the moon’s cyclical renewal has left moonstone with similar symbolism of renewal and rejuvenation.

     

    These handmade sterling silver earrings are 46mm long (~1 3/4 Inch) and come in a gift box with the image of their inspiration in the lid of the box and beautifully presented making them a unique gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3208

    £48.95
  • 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
  • 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
  • Green Moonstone, Gemstones, Sterling Silver, Stud Earrings

    Wonderfully crafted 6mm x 4mm oval green Moonstone semi-precious gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in a lovely sterling silver minimalistic design in a bezel setting!

     

    One of June’s many birthstones, moonstone gets its name from the gorgeously unique appearance of its surface, the mesmerising light of which resembles that of the moon. The moon’s close associations with love, so famously explored by romantic poets such as Shelley, have led moonstone to likewise become a lover’s stone. Beyond this, the moon’s cyclical renewal has left moonstone with similar symbolism of renewal and rejuvenation.

     

    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

     

    WHJ3551

    £26.95
  • Moonstone, Amazonite & Fresh Water Pearl Sterling Silver Earrings

    Dreamy 10mm x 6mm oval Rainbow Moonstone semi-precious gemstones that shine blue depending on the light, complimented by four distinctive micro-faceted cut 2mm x 2mm sphere shaped Amazonite gemstones and 3mm x 4mm baroque Fresh Water Pearl. These gemstones are hand set in sterling silver in a claw setting.

     

    This stunning piece is inspired by my displayed photograph of the captivating beauty of a natural waterfall in Clocaenog, North Wales, as its pure white water cascades through the surrounding forest.

     

    One of June’s many birthstones, moonstone gets its name from the gorgeously unique appearance of its surface, the mesmerising light of which resembles that of the moon. The moon’s close associations with love, so famously explored by romantic poets such as Shelley, have led moonstone to likewise become a lover’s stone. Beyond this, the moon’s cyclical renewal has left moonstone with similar symbolism of renewal and rejuvenation.

     

    46mm long (~1 3/4 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.

     

    WHJ3526

    £39.95
  • Natural Aquamarine Sterling Silver Earrings

    Wonderful natural 7mm x 5mm oval Aquamarine gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in a lovely sterling silver unique design in a bezel setting that showcases the gemstones perfectly!

     

    These beautiful earrings are 46mm long (~1 3/4 inch) and come in a special gift box with the image of their inspiration in the lid of the box.

     

    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 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!

     

    Thanks for Looking Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3209

    £56.95
  • Natural Emerald & White Opal Sterling Silver Earrings

    Earth mined 5mm x 4mm oval Emerald precious gemstone, complimented by delighftully created 12mm x 5mm oval White Opal (lab) gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in sterling silver in a claw setting and bezel setting respectfully.

     

    This jewellery is inspired by the mesmerising Dyserth Falls;  a 70ft water cascade to enjoy in North Wales with a wonderful hiking trail that leads over and behind this waterfall so you can see its magnificence from all angles.

     

    Serving as a birthstone for the month of May, emerald has often been called the ‘Jewel of Kings’ due to its close ties with historical royalty – it was popularised by the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Cleopatra, and has remained in fashion since. Surpassing even royalty, emerald has been worshipped as a god by some cultures, namely those in South America prior to the Spanish conquest, who deified the stone for its immense, undeniable beauty.

    An October birthstone, opal is thought to be named simply after the Sanskrit upala, meaning ‘precious stone’ – its historical and symbolic associations, however, are far more complex. Dubbed the ‘Patron of Thieves’, this gemstone was once believed to enable the wearer to turn invisible, and medieval women prized them as they were said to prevent fair hair from losing its lustre. Now, though, the opal is more commonly seen more broadly as a stone of protection and love.

     

    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.

     

    WHJ3567

    £59.95
  • Natural Ruby & Opalite Sterling Silver Earrings

    This lovely pair of sterling silver earrings features natural 5mm x 4mm oval Red Ruby gemstones, complimented by mesmeresing 12mm x 10mm rectangular pieces of lab-grown Opalite. Whilst the ruby is housed in a bold, eye-catching claw setting, the opalite finds itself encased in an elegant bezel setting.

     

    Inspired by the roaring river near the rural village of Beddgelert, this piece’s red tones reflect the autumn woodland whilst its blues evoke the calmer stretches of water.

     

     

    A birthstone for July, ruby has stood as a symbol of power and success since antiquity; 8th-century Arabic mystics decreed that dreams of rubies foretold good fortune and great satisfaction in life. Thanks to their traditional blood-red hue, rubies have been tied to life and health throughout history – ancient Burmese warriors even believed that these gemstones rendered their wearers near-immortal.

     

     

    38mm long (~1 1/2 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 you for looking. Commissions welcome.

     

     

    WHJ3349

    £69.95
  • Opal and Topaz Sterling Silver Earrings

    Delightful colourful 4mm x 4mm round & 8mm x 8mm round white Opal (lab) gemstones, complimented by stunning faceted cut sparkling 9mm x 6mm pear drop blue Topaz semi-precious gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in sterling silver in a bezel setting that showcases the gemstones perfectly!

     

    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.

     

    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.

     

    An October birthstone, opal is thought to be named simply after the Sanskrit upala, meaning ‘precious stone’ – its historical and symbolic associations, however, are far more complex. Dubbed the ‘Patron of Thieves’, this gemstone was once believed to enable the wearer to turn invisible, and medieval women prized them as they were said to prevent fair hair from losing its lustre. Now, though, the opal is more commonly seen more broadly as a stone of protection and love.

     

    These handmade sterling silver 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 and beautifully presented making them a unique gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3214

    £44.95
  • Opal, Citrine Sterling Silver Earrings

    Delightful 13mm x 8mm oval white Opal (lab) gemstones, complimented by beautifully faceted cut sparkling 6mm x 4mm oval natural golden Citrine gemstones. These gemstones are hand set in sterling silver in a bezel setting and a claw setting respectfully!

     

    These contemporary earrings are inspired by my photograph of the amazing Swallow Falls in North Wales. The falls are one of the tallest in Wales and brimming with churning waterfalls in a picturesque, wooded setting, reachable by a narrow, rocky footpath.

     

    An October birthstone, opal is thought to be named simply after the Sanskrit upala, meaning ‘precious stone’ – its historical and symbolic associations, however, are far more complex. Dubbed the ‘Patron of Thieves’, this gemstone was once believed to enable the wearer to turn invisible, and medieval women prized them as they were said to prevent fair hair from losing its lustre. Now, though, the opal is more commonly seen more broadly as a stone of protection and love.

     

    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 handmade sterling silver earrings are 42mm long (~1 1/2 Inch) and come in a gift box with the image of their inspiration in the lid of the box and beautifully presented making them a unique gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3206

    £59.95
  • Rainbow Moonstone Sterling Silver Earrings

    Gorgeous 9mm x 9mm square Rainbow Moonstone gemstones that show blue depending on the light. These gemstones are hand set in a lovely sterling silver Unique design in a bezel setting!

     

    Walk through 9.5 acres of native forest to the spectacular Conwy Falls which runs though a stunning deep gorge with steep wooded hillsides to create a wonderful landscape and inspiration for my jewellery.

     

    One of June’s many birthstones, moonstone gets its name from the gorgeously unique appearance of its surface, the mesmerising light of which resembles that of the moon. The moon’s close associations with love, so famously explored by romantic poets such as Shelley, have led moonstone to likewise become a lover’s stone. Beyond this, the moon’s cyclical renewal has left moonstone with similar symbolism of renewal and rejuvenation.

     

    These elegant 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.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    WHJ3175

    £39.95