Contrasts Contemporary Jewellery Fair

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

Jonquil Tonge

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

Sylvia Tomkinson

Sylvia designs and hand crafts her own unique collection of jewellery. Silver, gold and semi-precious stones are used to highlight the beauty and contrasting colours of the hallmarked items.

Gill Mallett

 Gill's signature style involves wholly or partially melting precious metals to create different effects. The results become the starting point from which her innovative jewellery designs emanate. Examples of her "Fire & Ice" and "Snow Cast" gemset jewels feature in private collections worldwide.

Dawn Gear

Dawn’s jewellery is created at her home in The New Forest, Hampshire.  Every piece is individual and unique, primarily silver but incorporating gold and semi-precious stones. Her garden is the inspiration for her butterfly, bee and flower pieces, with the use of jewel-like resin colour and gold highlights.

Lynette Vickery

Lynette started making jewellery in 2009 and likes to try different techniques such as reticulation, anticlastic forming, fusing, water casting and recently etching incorporating gemstones or pearls.  She regularly exhibits with ACJ and sells locally and through her web site.

David Corbin

Each piece of my jewellery is unique . Working primarily in silver with gold detail and using precious and semi precious stones, I work to commission and sell from my studio. I offer a range of evening , day or weekend courses for beginners  and those who want to develop existing skills.

Jane Russell

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

Twinkling Hearts

Elegant jewellery and accessories, handcrafted in Hampshire using Swarovski crystals and Swarovski pearls. Member of the Wessex Guild of Craftsmen. Bespoke commissions accepted.Ideal for presents, weddings, proms, parties or just because you deserve a treat…

Twinkling Hearts Jewellery – putting the sparkle in your day!

Kate O'Connell

Kate creates Steampunk-inspired Victorian printed glass pendants to suit both men and women.

Jean Bradley

Jean uses glass creatively in a variety of styles to make beads and fused glass jewellery.  She is influenced by colour in her garden and the natural world.  

Angela Oakley

My jewellery pieces are often regarded as unique works of art, and include pendants, brooches, cuff-links, earrings (including clip-ons). I hand-craft them from high-quality art-glass, fusing them in a kiln.

I love to experiment with techniques such as metallic inclusions, wire-wrapping and Japanese braiding.


Karen Saunders

Karen makes contemporary pieces of jewellery using precious and semi-precious stones, making many one off pieces that can be designed to each person's individual style using silver, palladium & platinum.

Jane Faulkner

My work is inspired by the natural forms around me. I work in silver and gold and often combine the two to accent details in the pieces.

Fiona Kirby

Fiona creates a quirky, colourful mix of silver, copper and beaded jewellery, designed to complement your own individual style.

Sharon Justice

Sharon produces designs predominantly in silver incorporating forging, woven wire and applied texture techniques, some of which are highlighted with oxidization or gold. Her influences are pattern forms from architectural and natural through to textiles, ancient and modern.

 T: +44(0)7761 749 735    E:


Katherine Webber

Semi-precious stones, freshwater pearls, sterling silver and gold vermeil feature in the majority of my designs.  I love the colours and textures of the semi-precious stones and that they enable me to create such individual and unique pieces.  I enjoy creating a variety of designs from the subtle and delicate to the bold and dramatic.



Abigail Stradling

Award winning designer who has two collections in precious metal and glass.  The distinctive Time Series encapsulates natural material such as wood and sand in hand blown glass, evoking a sense of place, time and memory.  The Symbiosis collection explores the relationship between silver and colourful lampworked glass.        T: 07732322012



Liz Hancock

Liz  makes jewellery from her studio in Farnham and works mainly in silver, using 18 ct. gold, gemstones and a variety of texturing and forming techniques to achieve contrast in her work . Her jewellery is generally three dimensional and fairly bold.

T: 01428 604129   Mobile: 07762900468



Ruta Brown

Ruta specialises in reticulation, she expresses this distinctive visual language through jewellery and small objects of silver and high carat golds. Drawn to the textural possibilities and structural limits that can be achieved when directional heat is applied to forged, folded forms, each piece is individually fabricated, resulting in a variety of intricate forms, details evoking weathered fragments of flotsam and other marine elements from the shoreline.

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Agnieszka Maksymiuk

Agnieszka is an award winning jewellery designer/maker with Polish origins. She creates jewellery which are small sculptures that become wearable pieces of art. The main objective is to tell a story which is hidden behind each piece. The 3D designs are hand carved with great skill from two dimensional drawings and paintings.

Katie Gayle

Katie Gayle was born in Austria and studied Metalwork and Jewellery in Epsom School of Art and Design and did her Master's degree at the Royal College of Art.  She has been living and working in Devon since 1999 and is a member of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen.  She works mainly in Silver, Gold and Platinum. All her pieces are original designs and made by hand.  Great attention is given to detail and finish. Commissions are welcome.

Francesca Marcenaro

Handmade designer jewellery inspired by the magic World of Fairy Tales.  Francesca has a particular skill working in 3D, with a sculptural vision of the pieces. She looks for shapes that fit perfectly to the body in motion which makes her jewellery wearable and comfortable.

Vanessa Maile

Vanessa's Jewellery is inspired by her travels around the world and incorporates influences and gemstones from many continents and cultures.



Donna Collinson

Donna takes her inspiration from the flotsam and jetsam of the British beach, She produces several instantly recognizable collections of jewellery. The work utilizes the ancient lost wax casting technique and is available in silver, bronze, and gold.



T: 01483 839 593

Please note, these are exhibitors from 2014.