Please note the is piece is hand made to order: Current making time 8 weeks.
Heather (Calluna Vulgaris) is a symbol of luck, protection and the fulfilment of a dream. A beautiful sentiment for a special gift.
The Heather Locket features two tiny clusters of stamen that pop in and out from their soft bell-shaped flowers when revealed by the wearer. Both clusters surround a single twinkly diamond in their centre. In reflection of the tiny scale of real heather flowers, this is a very dainty little locket (largest ‘bell’ just 7mm wide), lovely to touch and very tactile with its textured ‘sprig’ sitting along side. The Locket comes on a fine yet strong 30” sterling silver chain.
Handmade in silver, 18ct yellow gold and diamonds.
Main 'bell' approx 0.8 x 1.2cm
ABOUT THE MAKER
Victoria grew up in Cumbria and moved to Cornwall in 2002. After originally studying Fine Art and Illustration she fell in love with jewellery making and graduated with a first BA (Hons) degree in Jewellery & Silversmithing at Truro College in 2009. During the course, she won the Goldsmiths Company Precious Metal Bursary award for her designs.
She specialises in kinetic, fine jewellery inspired by the beauty of natural forms. Her signature botanical lockets feature miniature articulated flowers that gently emerge and unfold from within. These moving designs are inspired by the sentimental nature of lockets and indeed all jewellery, that sometimes the most precious and treasured elements are hidden beneath the surface. Using traditional techniques with silver, 18ct gold and diamonds, every tiny petal is carefully handcrafted and precisely engineered to create these beautiful impressions of the natural world.
Victoria works full time from her workshop in Princes House, a beautiful Georgian mansion house in the heart of Truro, Cornwall.