Exhibitors 2018

Dawn Gear

Dawn’s jewellery is created at her home studio in The New Forest.  Every piece is individual and unique, primarily silver and incorporating gold & semi-precious stones.  The use of acrylic and resin adds colour in the creation of wearable little pieces of art.


Donna Collinson

Utilizing the ancient lost wax casting technique Donna creates signature collections of solid silver, bronze and gold contemporary jewellery, inspired by our British beaches and landscape.  Rich in surface texture, her designs are primitive organic and temptingly tactile. Previously sold in Bonhams, Fenwicks and The Royal Festival Hall.


Sylvia Tomkinson

 A feature of Sylvia’s work is the use of contrasts - varying textures and colours obtained by mechanical and chemical techniques and the combined use of silver, gold and gemstones.  Each technique results in a distinctive style which collectively comprise Sylvia's jewellery


Jonquil Tonge

Jonquil's hallmarked silver jewellery is influenced by spirals and curves, incorporating silver beads and semi-precious beads.


Philippa Strachan

My passion for beadwork using glass seed beads predominantly from Japan, and crystals and pearls manufactured by Swarovski continues!  No stringing of beads is involved for most items created as EACH bead is individually sewn in to the previous bead.  A true labour of love!

E-mail: pjstrachan@gmail.com

Georgina Ettridge

Georgina is particularly known for her signature award winning leaf designs, styled to depict the beauty of nature.  The collections, hand fabricated in Sterling Silver and Gold, capture the essence of contemporary elegance whilst retaining a timeless classic feel.


Helena Symes

Helena strives to create unique and innovative pieces of jewellery. She enjoys the contrasts created by working with the richness of silver and gold combined with other materials.  She is inspired by travel and uses elements from different cultures to influence and enrich her designs.


Jo Richards

Jo designs and makes her jewellery in Winchester.  She combines drawing skills from her BA Honours degree in Design, a background in Engineering, and qualifications in Silversmithing.  She creates her pieces in Fine and Sterling Silver, taking inspiration from forms and textures around her.  Jo designs elegant jewellery with beautiful organic detailing.


Janet Woods-Lennon

Beautiful, tactile chain and chain maille jewellery created in Sussex by Janet.  She uses hand crafted silver rings and semi-precious stones to turn ancient weaves into contemporary bracelets, necklaces and earrings.


Sheila Joughin

Sheila is interested in form and movement as observed in nature, art, architecture and sculpture and influenced by early 20th century art movements. This is reflected in the geometric lines of her jewellery.

Email: sheila@joughins.com

Katherine Webber

Katherine creates a variety of designs from the subtle and delicate to the bold and dramatic, incorporating semi-precious stones, freshwater pearls, sterling silver and gold vermeil.


Ruta Brown

Ruta Brown has specialized in the technique of reticulation. Directional heat is applied to forged, folded forms, each piece individually fabricated, in exploration of the structural limits of the metal, mainly sterling silver with 18 carat gold as added decoration. The results are a variety of intricate forms, often also incorporating stones and pearls, details evoking weathered fragments of flotsam, or other marine elements from the shoreline.


Lucy Payne

Lucy’s inspiration is formed from places that she has visited such as the rich culture and beautiful patters found within the Souks of Marrakech.  Since visiting Thailand and volunteering with rescued Elephants, she likes to create a sense of covert awareness within ranges of her work alongside using recycled materials.


Stellar Jems

The Chain Weaver range of jewellery is made using chain mail techniques and patterns.  These techniques have been used for making jewellery (and armour) since the first millennium BC.  This involves weaving many (sometimes hundreds) of individual metal rings together.


Lynette Vickery

Lynette sand casts in Sterling Silver using natural items such as shells, acorns, seed pods and fossils making pendants, bracelets, earrings, rings etc.


Twinkling Hearts

Perfect for gifts, or just because you deserve a treat, bead and wirework jewellery featuring popular festive ranges as well as one-of-a-kind pieces. Member of the Wessex Guild of Craftsmen.


Chloe Menage

Chloe creates intricate beadwork designs created using tiny beads, crystals and other treasures. Browse a colourful array of beaded earrings, statement beadwork necklaces, dainty pendants and beaded bracelets. Plus discover how to create your own with Chloe’s kits, tutorials and workshops.


Gabriella Sellors

Gabriella uses a variety of materials to roller print different textures on silver and gold.  Chain making is her greatest love.


Jane Faulkner

Working from her Sussex studio Jane creates original designs in precious metals.  Her work is inspired by the natural environment to produce distinctive designs following organic forms.


Sharon Justice

Sharon Justice is a contemporary jeweller working in predominantly silver. Her current work features a lot of texture with the use of 24ct foil and oxidization along with some semi-precious stones, the designs featuring foliage and trees.


Kate O’Connell

Kate produces men’s and women’s jewellery in fused and cast glass. A variety of styles including industrial/steampunk, modern colours, and sparkly Christmas gifts.


Fiona Alexander

A selection of Silver Pendants Rings and Bracelets made using a variety of techniques and silver embellishments- eg hammered rolled patterns, reticulated and fused silver. Fiona also uses glass cabouchons mounted on some of the silver pendants.  Copper jewellery is formed using a variety of techniques, hammering,folding and forming.

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Jane Russell

Jane Russell uses colour and texture in the materials used to create beautiful bold and unique wearable pieces of timeless jewellery.


Karen Robbertze

Karen enjoys the challenge of transforming discarded sea glass, most of which she has collected on the shores of the Mediterranean during holidays, into pieces of jewellery which highlight the beauty of the glass.


Karen Saunders

Karen hand makes contemporary pieces of jewellery from Gold, Silver, Palladium and Platinum, set with precious and semi-precious stones. She enjoys designing and making new one off pieces and re-cycling customers old jewellery into modern wearable designs.  


Lizzie Kershaw

Elegant handmade silver jewellery that is inspired by natural forms.The work is all created using traditional silversmithing techniques.It is contemporary yet classic and aims to echo the beauty of flowers and leaves. The collections include the Calla Lily, fuchsia, Orchid, Daffodil and sycamore.


Contrasts Contemporary Jewellery Fair

The Annual Contemporary Jewellery Fair held in Rowlands Castle, Hampshire in November each year.