Wabi Sabi: The beauty of impermanence

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In the lead up to our August exhibition Redlands Gallery have showcased my Satellite Pendants on the inside cover of their 2015 events program. Photo: […]

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

Sparkles and Scintilation

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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 […]

Carolyn Barker: The Radish Alchemist

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

Precious leaves on display

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

Creativity begins in a boiling cauldron

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Project story in the Caloundra Weekly. Words: Kiera Kelly Williamson. Photo: Liz Warning.

Autumn leaves to carpet the Valley

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Project story in the Sunshine Coast Daily. Words: Rebecca Marshell, Photos: Liz Warning, Kate Grainzien and me

A film born from friendship

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Profile story and film for ABC Open. Words, Film and Photos: Liz Warning. Music: McKisco

Ocean’s blue

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Winter walks around my local headlands found me consumed by our pacific’s various and changing hues. The white and greys as the subdued winter sun […]

Satellite

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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. […]

Close Up – Carolyn Barker, artisan jeweller

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A profile story for the Brisbane News. Words: Naomi Lim, Photo: Kate Granzien

International Designer Profile

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Jewellery designer profile in British Vogue.

Green Gold πράσινο χρυσός

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The wonderful greens of chrysoprase combined with shakudo (black) and pure gold or silver embossed with textures from Kimberley landscape drawings–courtesy of Ben Foley.