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More by Karin Roy Andersson, Sweden

I recently blogged about Karin Roy Andersson and here is 2nd part of her collection: A Constant Grinding II This is the second part of this series of self-portraits. They are made of my latest addiction, or more correctly what remains after consuming kilograms and kilograms of it. The fact that they are hybrids of… Read more »

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Kasia Gasparski, Denmark – Christmas Greeting

It is time for Christmas Greetings. I have received this beautiful drawing with a brooch from my favorite jeweller Kasia Gasparski. The drawing is by famous Danish artist Kathrine Ærtebjerg. The brooch is a new piece of jewellery by Kasia Gasparski.  The brooch is silver, gold and itallian coral. Every year Kasia makes these beautiful… Read more »

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More by Jacob Nyberg, Sweden

I have received these new images of work by Jacob Nyberg. Take a look at his website as well.

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Thea Clark, USA

Here you find work by her one of a kind “Fluidity and Form” series. They are exhibited at Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h, in Montreal, Canada. You  find more of her work at Klimp02.net and at her blog.

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Mari Ishikawa, Japanese living in Germany

When I saw the work by Mari Ishikawa I became so inspired. The above pieces of work are part of the exhibition “Parallel Worlds” in Wasserschloss Klaffenbach in  Chemnitz, Germany (28 May – 3 July 2011). If I lived a little closer I would defenitely go and see the exhibition. She writes about the exhibition:… Read more »

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Trine [ArtForward], Denmark – Brooch for a man no. 2

There is also a story behind this brooch. For my husband’s birthday I gave him a trip in a helicopter. It was a dream come true for both of us. We flew over Copenhagen. It was amazing and we recognized buildings and areas – even our own apartment. After the trip I gave him this… Read more »

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Trine [ArtForward], Denmark – Brooch for a man

A while ago I got the idea that I would like to make a brooch for my husband. I thought it could be fun to make a brooch that could change appearance so that he could decide the look of it. The solution was to make a “frame” where different images could be inserted. I… Read more »

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Sonya Algosaibi, Ecuador

These jewellery comes from the “Tagua Collection”. Tagua is a nut and described like this: “In the tropical and humid mountains of Ecuador grows a singular plant called Tagua or Vegetable Ivory, similar because of its morphology to palms although botanically is not a palmaceae but it belongs to the family of the cycads …. Read more »

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Alejandra Solar, Mexican living in Luxembourg

It is with great pleasure that I present work by Alejandra Solar. Her work which you see here was selected for SCHMUCK 2011. Apparently it is the first time for a Mexican jeweller to be part of this exhibition – Congratulations. She writes about her work: Throughout my creative process I continually gather images from… Read more »

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Trine [ArtForward], Denmark – Brooches

I think that I would like to show you some more of my own work. I made these brooches and the necklace a while ago. One of the great sources of inspiration for me is the urban environment; the life we live in urban cities, the structures & textures as well as the interactions among… Read more »

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Dalia Jurado, Spain

I received these images of a number of interesting pieces of work. I especially like the way that Dalia Jurado has worked with different materials with different colours. Thanks for letting me know about your work. She is part of BORAX08 and also has her own blog.

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Diana Rolo, Portugal

Diana Rolo writes about her work: “Someone told me one day: -“Do you realize that ever since in your work the sphere or round shapes are always present? (…)” My first reaction was of surprise, because I never had noticed the strong presence of this shape in my personal work, but then, after a bit… Read more »

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More by Ela Tudoran, Romania

This colorful world by Ela Tudoran can be explored at the website and Picasa-gallery.

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Gun Dahlberg, Sweden

A good friend of mine Gun from Sweden makes these fantastic brooches. I like the way she combines different materials into 3D experiences. As she has no website this is the only website where they are displayed.

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Trinidad Contreras, Spain

Just Amazing… Trinidad Contreras writes about her work: “The pieces I present are the result of the materialization of a personal and emotional state. Order, beauty and the concrete that exists within my private memory take the center role. A fortuituos encounter with nature, after having performed a sincere and demanding introspection.I feel attracted to what is known,… Read more »

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Ela Tudoran, Romania

Ela Tudoran a jewellery-artist from Romania send me a link to her colorful work. I found it very inspiring and I am looking forward to show you more in a couble of days. If you can’t wait you can explore her work at her website and Picasa-gallery.

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Laura Prieto-Velasco

Laura just wrote me and told me that she has made some new pieces of work. And take a look… I really like the fragility – if there were incets in space I am sure they would look like this – beautiful! She writes about the work “Part of an ongoing series of jewelry that… Read more »

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Sayaka Yamamoto, Japan

Sayaka Yamamoto was born in Japan, where she graduated from the Hiko Mizuno Jewelry Collage in Tokyo in February 2005. Since September 2005 Sayaka is living in the Netherlands, and she’s graduated from the department Man & Identity at the Design Academy Eindhoven in 2008. Take a look at her website. Sayaka Yamamoto is half… Read more »

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Myung Urso, South Korean living in Rochester, NY, USA

I really like these pieces of art.. take a look at these 5 images. I was thinking of a canopy when I saw the images – I especially like her use of the red and yellow colour. It really works well… Artist Statement: My artistic imagination transforms itself from life and nature. Painterly and sculptural… Read more »

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Li-Chu Wu, Taiwanese living in United Kingdom

Look at this – the materials are mainly paper – it is just fantastic! The shapes and texture – I would very much like to see how she makes these pieces. She is very inspired by nature and writes: “Nature presents its beauty through plants, rocks and landscapes. With the inspiration from nature, I recently… Read more »

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More by Bernhard Stimpfl-Abele, Sweden

I wrote about  Bernhard Stimpfl-Abel a little while ago – here just some more images. Find my description and more images at the previous blogpost about him (see link below). Here his website.

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More by Märta Mattsson, Sweden

  Now I am back from a lovely holiday – I hope you have enjoyed the summer as well. It is a pleasure to present more work by inspiring Märta Mattsson. I have been looking out for the inspiration from nature in the jewellery I have been blogging about and the work by Märta is… Read more »

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Exhibition by Karen Fly, Denmark

These pieces of jewellery are part of an exhibition by Danish Goldsmith Karen Fly in Greenland (Katuaq in Nuuk) opening July 8th 2010. Again an excellent example of how nature has been the source of inspiration and have been incorporated in the jewellery. The related posts show other examples of nature within jewellery…

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Rosa Nogués, Spain

Another thing that fascinates me is nature and how we can use it in our creative work – it is a great source of inspiration. Rosa Nogués is a good example of a jeweller who – as I see her jewellery – get inspiration from nature and integrate nature in her work. These 4 images… Read more »

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Marie-Louise Kristensen, Denmark

I have received these 4 images of work by Marie-Louise Kristensen. Thank you so much Marie-Louise for updating me with new photos and explaining me the story behind… Whit this jewellery Marie-Louise Kristensen is commenting on the “Me-culture”. We see the “Me-culture” in sports programmes, life style programmes and scene shows. Show me your wardrobe,… Read more »

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Mona Wallström, Sweden

These pieces are from a collection called “Ode to F.” She writes about the collection: “F. was my grandmother. She was a strong, active and very central person in my family. I loved her very much. She had lived through hard times, many sorrows as well as joy, and still had a good life. Her… Read more »

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Sofia Björkman, Sweden

Sifia Björkman is part of the Gallery Platina – find more about her here.

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More by Annette Dickow, Denmark

Photo by Dorte Krogh. Thank you so much Annette for sending me these images of jewellery with the keyword “my grandmother”. Make sure also to take a look at her webpage. Previous blog-post (here and here) about Annette Dickow Munch.

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Susanne Klemm, Holland

I received these amazing pieces of jewellery – thanks Susanne for sending the images to me. I think I will post some more by Susanne Klemm the following days. Until then take a look at her website.

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Katja Prins, Holland

I have received these amazing pieces of work from Katja Prins – thank you so much for sending it to me. Here is her website – with more information and images of her work. She alwo send me her statement: “My work is about the (intimate) relationship between human bodies and mechanic devices, (medical) technology… Read more »

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More by Kasia Gasparski, Denmark

I think you already know – Kasia is among my absolute favourite jewellers…. Therefore I will show a little more of her amazing world… The rings and the brooch (at the two first images) are inspired by bamboo. Visit Kasia Gasparskis  website and gallery/workshop “Guldkompagniet” in Kompagnistræde 25, Copenhagen K.

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Peter Bauhuis, Germany

Find more of Peter Bauhuis work at his website.

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Sina Emrich, Germany

  Sina Emrich is from Mainz in Germany. View more at her very inspiring website and blog.

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Welcome – Jacqueline Ryan, Italy

Often I see jewellery that are little pieces of art. I get inspired, happy and fascinated at the same time . This blog is dedicated to contemporary jewellery that I find inspiring, beautiful and interesting. Every piece of jewellery can find its way to this blog – the only criteria is that I find it… Read more »