Spotlight On Kokkino Jewellery
Melanie Ankers – Designer/Maker, Tea Drinker & Creative Director at Kokkino Jewellery

A Silversmithing and Jewellery graduate from the Jewellery School in Birmingham, England, Melanie makes use of sterling silver, gold plating, oxidisation and vitreous enamels, to produce a sophisticated colour palette and range of subtle surface textures in her pieces of jewellery. She creates ethereal yet wearable unique pieces of jewellery ranging from everyday glamour to catwalk drama.
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Spotlight On Jewellery Designer Becca Williams

From her snug attic workshop in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter, Becca makes jewellery and silverware inspired by the coastal landscape as she looks out over the grey, tiled roofs of the city.

This love of the coastline comes from a myriad of childhood holidays in Wales, spent exploring the rivers, fields and beaches around her father’s family home. Constantly inspired by the elegant lines of the landscape she’s still a regular visitor to the countryside whether by foot or on a bicycle and always returns to Birmingham with a camera full of pictures and pockets full of twigs and pebbles.
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Spotlight On Jewellery Designer Kate Gilliland Talking About Her Weird & Wonderful Curiosities

Kate Gilliland is a jewellery designer behind weird and wonderful curiosities.

Kate is passionate about nature in all its forms and particularly, the raw beauty and cycle of life and death. She aims to preserve a little piece of the past for the future.

Creating wondrous and thoughtful pieces of wearable natural history, delicate pieces of jewellery that will spark your imagination, immortalised forever in precious metal.
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