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
Dani Crompton creates contemporary and bold geometric beaded designs for jewellery lovers. Tiny 1mm glass beads are intricately sew together to create light weight three dimensional forms in a myriad of bright colours. Colour is their passion and they delight in developing new combinations. Every piece is hand made to a high standard and finished with quality sterling silver findings.
Dani has worked independently out of a studio in SW London since 2000 and enjoys taking on commissions for dramatic wedding, jewellery and headpieces. Read more
Returning to Intrigue Emporium after winning ‘Best Stall’ at our previous Intrigue Emporium Summer Show is Kata Wearable art.
Every Kata piece has been made with its collector in mind – they are not simply adornments but art pieces to be flaunted. Established in 2008 by Anton Kata who has been in the jewellery industry for over 17 years, every Kata design has its own story embedded in its detail with each piece of jewellery is hand-crafted with personally selected diamonds and gemstones to suit the client’s taste. Read more
Neon Rebellion is the love child of Leah and Manisha, with their backgrounds in fashion and graphic design respectively they joined forces to create this contemporary design-led fashion brand. Their bold geometric designs made from high gloss, pearlescent and mirrored acrylic in sumptuously dark and eye-poppingly bright colours create strong statement pieces which are playful yet effortlessly cool.
Inspired by their shared obsession for bold graphic shapes, fractals, symmetry, geometry and patterns within art and nature they started a series of collaborative design and art works which would eventually become the first collection.
Taking inspiration from the beauty of art and opera, but also nature and Tai Chi, Silke designs jewellery and artefacts in silver and gold as well as base metals. Some work is enamelled, photo etched, sculptured or cast. Her pieces are bold, beautifully crafted and fun.
Silke graduated from Silversmithing and Jewellery Design at the Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design (LMU) in 2012. She exhibited her work at the London Metropolitan University’s summer show as well as New Designers 2012.
Her graduate collection won First Prize for Body of Work from The Goldsmiths’ Company, as well as awards from the British Jewellery Association and H.S. Walsh & Sons Ltd. The 18 carat gold Palette Ring design also won her a student Bursary from The Goldsmiths’ Company in 2012.
Silke has been exhibiting at Designer Crafts at the Mall exhibition in January 2013 and 2014 and won a Distinction Award. Her hinged and gilded Madame Butterfly Ring was displayed at the annual Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council awards exhibition last year.
Amanda Denison specialises in Contemporary Art Jewellery. She produces bespoke and limited edition collections of brooches and necklaces. Not for the faint-hearted, these are large statement pieces for the wearer who likes to be noticed.
Each piece is inspired by the traces left behind through decay, dilapidation and dereliction. Layers of peeling paint, rust on railings, corrugated iron sheds are all sources of inspiration. Eroded and changing forms, whether it be through the forces of man or nature, leave behind fragments of what once existed. Amanda Denison finds beauty in these chaotic unplanned marks which are the inspiration behind her jewellery.
She takes traditional jewellery making techniques and uses them in unconventional ways so they are reinvented for the twenty first century. She works in mixed metals and incorporates enamels, perforations and punched surface textures to produce her compelling pieces. Each of her brooches is a mini work of art.
Make sure you turn them over, for the back of each piece is as important as the front and each piece reveals hidden surprises known only to the wearer.
Anna loves designing and making beautiful hand crafted accessories. Her interest in fashion started in Rome when her grand mother handed her fabric and pins to create her own dolls clothes. Coming from a family of creatives she considers it a natural choice to study fashion. After many years as a woman’s wear designer, creating ranges for the high street she became disillusioned with the whole process of mass production. She felt that to be a true designer you have to be able to design, cut the pattern and make the design.
She has always had a passion for leather and enrolled in a course at the London College of Fashion. She immediately began work experience at a renowned sample making studio. After three years of work experience she found herself a full time employee liaising and working on collections for designers such as Giles Deacon, Henry Holland and Mulberry.
Having learned so much about construction and pattern cutting she felt she needed to do her own thing, which is creating beautiful Eco Luxury handbags and headbands with a minimal carbon footprint many of which are one off pieces!
Anna.M is contemporary jewellery designer based in London.
The aesthetics of Anna’s designs are about subtle organic shapes paired with modern elegance. She is fascinated by nature, and in particular the microflora and the beauty of small intricate organisms living in symbiotic clusters. Anna’s aim is to reveal the secret allure of micro and macroscopic landscapes and to translate them into jewellery. She uses a variety of pearls, precious and semi-precious stones to mirror the natural diversity of shapes and colours derived from her inspiration.
Anna experiments extensively with different techniques and materials to create innovative textures and forms. She is breaking traditions of stone setting. Instead of using the popular prong or bezel settings, She frames stones and pearls in metal compressed at great pressure. The result is slightly different each time, making each piece unique.
Ella creates unique silk artworks and wall hangings, all dyed and screen printed by hand in London. Alongside these printed textile pieces she also produces drawings and paintings under the same collection.
Her current work is inspired by the Japanese philosophy of ‘wabi sabi’, which celebrates the beauty of transience and imperfection. She focuses on imbuing a sense of age and wear through chemical processes that break down the silks into delicate, ethereal shapes. She then layers the silks with hand drawn imagery through screen printing. Her mark making has a meditative energy and is derived from studying organic forms including seeds and wood grain.
Her imagery is drawn in sketchbooks, and then exposed onto screen for printing. The silks are distressed through chemical processes, which erode and discolour the fibres. They are then carefully dyed and screen printed in layers. All colours are developed from scratch using procions and pigments.
Mark’s work is inspired by his enthusiasm for graphic novels, science fiction and architecture. His pieces are either hand carved in wax using the lost wax casting method or prototyped using 3D modelling software. During this process he is able to create pieces of jewellery each with a unique sculptural quality.
Although fairly new to the industry after a career in media, Mark not only creates his own range but has also worked alongside fashion designers, creating dynamic catwalk ranges and bespoke one-off commissions.
Esoteric London is a cutting edge urban lifestyle brand specialising in hand made clothing, jewellery and accessories. Established in 2012 by London College of Fashion graduate Chloe Hope King, who wanted to create something fresh reflecting her love for hands on design and manufacture. Creating collections that allow her customers to make a statement, stand out, and be generally more awesome than the rest of the general public.
Esoteric London will feature limited edition pieces as well as launch a new pieces at Intrigue Emporium’s Autumn Show.
Fera jewellery is British luxury fashion jewellery… for the bold and the brave. Handmade objects of desire combining raw, dark luxury with a hint of the unexpected.
87’Fera’ … from the Latin word meaning wild, untamed and savage. From spiked, gothic inspired forms, to heavy chain and chunky solid designs our signature style reflects the dark side of luxury fashion jewellery. From their studio in the heart of the historic jewellery quarter they handcraft elegant pieces with a tough edge drawing inspiration from fashion, art, nature, and travels in foreign lands.
Quality of workmanship is of the utmost importance; they work with a combination of traditional and modern techniques using precious metal and stones. They pride ourselves on the use of ethical materials in their work and use only FairTrade gold and recycled silver to ensure the lowest impact on the planet
Fera Jewellery strive to create unique yet timeless pieces that will last generations and inspire self-expression for the wearer.