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
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.
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
Flora Wallace is a designer and maker who explores narrative, meaning, and place through ceramics. She engages directly with the landscape by taking impressions of surfaces and textures of places themselves. As in the making of chutney, her work attempts to capture aspects and qualities of seasonal moments and specific points in time and space. She is currently working on a series of seasonal vessels, these vessels come with a guide to the british flora in an attempt to encourage the user to forage.
Intrigue Emporium Autumn Show was a hit! We had a whole selection of talented designers exhibiting with us again, and it was great to see some old faces coming back for our second event! There were some really unique and out-there pieces on display at the autumn show, we were so excited to see some of the truly amazing stuff our sellers had to offer. In case you missed it, we got very snap happy with the camera, so here’s a few photos from the event for you to browse.
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
This outrageously creative pop-up designer show will be held 11.30am – 5.30pm at Shoreditch Town Hall on Sunday September 28th; and will feature the highest calibre British manufacturing designers (spanning fashion, jewellery, accessories, objet d’arts, home-wares and more!), delicious hand-crafted food, drinks, and creative business & craft-based workshops.
Eager to get involved? You can learn more about Intrigue Emporium here, how to apply here, and visiting information here.
Want to host a workshop or create an installation? We are calling out for outrageously creative decor and/ or artistic installations to provide an exciting and dynamic backdrop for our events, as well as original craft based or business/ creative enterprise based workshop holders. Click the image links below to find out more information and apply.
Are you an independent designer or maker who manufactures in the UK? Applications are now open to showcase at the Intrigue Emporium Summer Show.
Intrigue Emporium will be shaking up Shoreditch Town Hall on Sunday 22nd June 2014. We are looking for the most creative designers and makers who are pushing the boundaries of craft, quality and skill.
Applications are invited from skilled designers and makers who produce their work in Great Britain, within the following categories:
Fashion, jewellery & accessories
Home-wares & interior accessories
Stationary & paper goods
Beauty & grooming products
Glass & ceramics
Wood work, sculpture & objet d’arts
If you feel your work is not reflected in the above categories but still fits within the ethos of the event please get in touch with us to discus what you do.
Around 50 designers & makers will be selected to showcase at the event, these selections will take into consideration images, information and links supplied on your application form so please choose high quality photography that best shows your work. The presentation of your stall is of optimum importance so feel free to attach an image from a previous event if you have one. Exhibitors will be selected across the various categories to ensure a wide selection of unique and exciting work on show.
The assessment criteria includes –
Quality and craftsmanship
Presentation of the work (product photography and stall presentation)