A preview of some of our fantastic Spring Fair exhibitors…
The Intrigue Emporium Christmas Fair was, as promised, full of Christmas spirit and festive treats! With some of our regular exhibitors as well as a whole host of new talent, our third event was our biggest and best ever! If you had the misfortune of being unable to make it, take a look at some of the photos to see what you missed.
Madame Au Beret’s stall was eye-catching to say the least! This is just a taste of her beautiful hats and headpieces, many of them vintage inspired and all of them lovingly hand crafted. You can see more of her work on her website. Read more
SB Sheena Bulsara creates One of a Kind jewellery for the woman who wants something unique. Her label SB Brand has been running for five years now. Valuing the intrinsic beauty of antiques and vintage charms, semi precious stones and Swarovski crystals. Sheena creates unique compositions in her jewellery that sit somewhere on the continuum of art and design.
“I want my jewellery to be like sculptural jewels that opulently adorn the body in some cases blurring the line between clothing and jewellery” Read more
Be-Bop-a-Lula was launched by Octavia O’Donovan; inspired by her love of stationery, design and sewing. She previously graduated with a degree in graphic design and went on to work for a number of design agencies in London.
With a growing collection of design-led greeting cards, homeware and accessories, every one of her items is carefully designed and handmade in London, using only the best quality vintage and UK-sourced materials. Read more
Barbara creates pieces in silver and gold inspired by her travels through India, Egypt, Morocco as well as her exploration of museums and galleries throughout London. The recurring designs and styles of these places are incorporated into her jewellery to create a sense of timelessness- both classical and new at once.
She honed her skills while studying jewellery and silversmithing at Sir John Cass University in London. Each piece is handmade in her workshop in London, using mainly sterling silver, plated in 18ct gold, and a variety of techniques, such as wax carving, Keum- Boo (fine gold fusing) and reticulation. Read more
Alex Garnett is an independent designer who produces quirky fun ceramics with an emphasis on originality like all our designers. A self-taught ceramicist and experienced prop maker with a passion for visual art, he prides himself on products hand made in the UK. Perhaps his main forte is subverting mundane everyday items into unique, quirky collectibles.
Graduating from Goldsmiths in 2003, Alex co-founded the design studio MIXKO. In 2010 he established himself independently under WWW.ALEXGARNETT.COM where he continues to produce visually striking work ranging from interior design to fashion accessories and modern sculpture.
Past clients include Bloomberg, Dirk Bikkembergs, Fiorucci, IKEA, Paul Smith and Top Shop. His work has also featured on The One Show and Noel Fielding’s “Luxury Comedy” series. Read more
Michiyo’s brand has only been running for a year and retains that fresh spark to its ideas. Every piece is hand crafted utlising traditional techniques making each piece a unique treasure. Her pieces make use of many luxurious materials; Glass beads, 925 Sterling Silver. Swarovski crystals, Gold as well as bare base metals such as copper, brass and bronze.
Sandra Tepla makes bespoke jewellery that is all about texture, line, contrast and colour. Her pieces are handmade from both silver and non-precious materials.
Each design takes on the botanic life that serves as her inspiration, which she documents and explores photography. Sandra’s stated aim is to: “…establish a new form of jewellery that is independent of association with wealth and social status.”
Her latest collection Entwined is reflecting her love for organic forms and use of patina. Primary nine pieces of wearable art are produced from copper wire coated
in silver and beach glass collected from all over Europe. Pendants are suspended from beautifully detailed cord necklaces featuring silver and brass findings.
Use of patina in this collection gives pieces an aged look. Each piece of Entwined jewellery is a statement piece to be reckoned with. Read more
Myriam Lengliné is a London-based Parisian milliner, the gifted hands and creative mind behind “La dame au béret”.
Inspired by the timeless elegance and craftsmanship of bygone eras, traditional folk costumes, flora and fauna, “La dame au béret” specialises in bespoke millinery – enchanting opulent hats and headpieces, the perfect headwear for every discerning personality with a Bohemian, romantic spirit and a soul shrouded in mystery and drama. Myriam combines her French Parisian heritage with British individuality and eccentricity, mixing traditional and contemporary millinery techniques; primarily recycling antique and vintage materials.
All her pieces are handmade one-off models. Read more
Fatiha Tasnim Designs Jewellery ranges focus on mixed media contemporary jewellery. The collections are inspired by the Indian heritage of vibrant colours and intricate patterns from Mughal History to Bollywood fashion and modern everyday styles. The pieces focus widely on vibrant colours and decorative patterns to express rich and playful charms to the surface. Metal, enamel and beads are used to create handmade jewellery. Read more