While living and working in Orkney, Lynda Aiano of Bakau Jewellery has long association with West Africa where she sources the traditionally produced beads which are central to her pieces. Inspired by such landscape features as the heathers and flagstones, skies, pastures and lochs of Orkney, she celebrates their colours and textures by combining these…
With over seven years’ experience, Maureen makes costume jewellery using many different techniques. She uses stringing, bead-weaving and wire wrap designs to make necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Maureen uses mostly glass and gemstone beads especially pearls and crystals. Maureen has begun work on a new line of wire-wrapped jewellery using copper and brass wire. As…
, Paper Crafts
Marion produces jewellery using 925 sterling silver findings and fittings, semi precious stones, freshwater pearls. Tiaras can be made with 925 sterling silver base. All are made with semi precious stones, freshwater pearls and swarovzki crystals. They can be made with glass pearls if so desired. Bead weaving jewellery is made using 925 sterling silver…
I make wire wrapped jewellery using sea-glass collected from Orkney’s beautiful beaches and incorporating semi-precious stones. My products include pendants, bracelets, brooches and ear-rings.
, hand knitting
Quoycrafts’ has a variety of handmade gifts on offer. The range includes knitted items such as socks, headbands and mittens, felted crafts, such as scarves, bowls and needle felted cards and pictures. I particularly enjoy using up-cycled materials and I make earrings and mobiles out of drink cans and rugs and blankets out of jumpers.…
Recycling is an important part of Sheilas’ approach to her work, using tweeds, tartans and other fabrics to make quirky brooches and beautiful hair accessories.