Orogen goes to Barcelona

Rainbow Valley's main sandstone formation is called Wurre.

I am delighted that my Orogen collection has been selected to be shown as part of Joya Barcelona 2015. Orogen is all about Central Australia, […]


Kooljaman earrings

Kooljaman means “place of no grass” in the language of the Bardi people who live at the top end of Cape Leveque, in the Kimberly, […]

Wabi Sabi: The beauty of impermanence

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Wabi Sabi profiles six Japanese and Australian artists who use use traditional Japanese techniques but are inspired by the Australian landscape and way of life, […]


Aercus necklaces

Over the past few years I have become enamoured with the colours that copper can be made to produce through the niage patina process.. This […]

Foyer Feature – Redland Art Gallery


In the lead up to our August exhibition Redlands Art Gallery have selected my work for their Foyer Feature. The Satellite Pendants also feature the […]



A heart melting word gift from Ecstatic Melancolic poet Louisa Miranda. Words: Louisa Miranda, Photos: Mindi Cooke

Alluvial gold

Alluvial drop pendant

A lovely man who had spent years of weekends fossicking dropped in to my workshop to have the gold he had found melted into bars. […]

Sparkles and Scintilation


Last Sunday I was honoured to hold my annual private gem show for bespoke clients. This year we shared a delightful few hours sipping bubbles […]

Noosa Art Award

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Satellite pendants selected for the Noosa Art Award exhibition, 2014.  


Satellite pendant

My ode to Catriona McKenzie’s film Satellite Boy, the film really moved my son and me, its fabulous sound track has been on high rotation. […]

Carolyn Barker: The Radish Alchemist


An interview forThe Planthunter magazine. Words: Jo Hoban, Photos: Mindi Cooke, Editor: Georgia Reid

Precious leaves on display


Project story in Jewellery World. Words: Jenny Berich, Photo: Kat Barker