Beach bottoms

Bottoms, bottoms everywhere. My ode to the proliferation of bottoms on our local beaches over Summer. And in particular, to the new fondness young women are showing for the small swimsuits I recall being adorned with grace by women of all shapes and sizes on Brazilian beaches in the late nineties. In shibuichi and sterling silver, or shakudo and…

Miro maps

When Miro was two he spent a few months producing beautiful maps. Each expressive enclosed shape coming with a detailed story. The diligent mother that I am, I put my favourites in a special place for safe keeping with this collection in mind. I am sure I will find them one day. These ones were secreted…

Pop up

Our afternoon festivities in Brisbane last month were such fun I decided to do it again. This time on the Sunshine Coast with my friend Sarah Tuckey of Gather and Nurture Sarah found a beautiful waterfront venue at Kawana Island, which we laden with hand-made gifts with which to delight our loved ones. Local refreshments from Frozen Sunshine Ice Blocks and BNE…

Summer merriment

Spring cleaning It has been a super year for us; happily busy, fantastic beachy weather, fun projects and snippets of time with friends. It has also been a year of change in Brisbane’s contemporary jewellery scene with my two Brisbane stockists, Fio Contemporary and Stone and Metal, closing their retail outlets to focus on other endeavours. I am…

Barcelona, the whirlwind tour

My time in Barcelona was luxurious. Endless walking, super hospitality, kid-free, gallery upon gallery upon gallery. I could not have asked for more. It seems a long time ago now, but coming back to warm weather has helped the holiday vibe to continue. Many of you will have been to Barcelona. I had not. It…