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Noir Jewellery Collection Bangle

Red and Yellow Gold rings

Red Gold Ring set with Tourmaline

Rose Gold Ring by Topiary & Ashe

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The New Noir Jewellery Collection

The New Noir Jewellery Collection The Need to Adorn In my view artists have always attempted to satisfy the need to give ‘form’ to the indescribable, yet intuitively ‘known’ entities that arise from their experience on earth. As an artist I have always been fascinated by jewellery as a highly personal art form, which contains so many resounding symbolic connotations – the almost archetypal implication of the materials used and the significance of being directly in contact […]

BLACK CABLE TIE BANGLE

Cable Tie Collection

A collection of Cable tie jewellery, which I started to develop during my final year of study. It is made entirely of black and white cable ties knotted together. It was shown here at the 2004 Boezaart Bauermeister Cape Town Fashion Week Show. It forms interesting shadows on the skin – like a piece of fabric or a tattoo. It has inspired other areas of design such as filigree work in precious metals. There is a interesting […]

Silver cuff with a matt black finish

Dentelle Collection

This is a collection of delicate precious metal lace. Silver plate is sawed out by hand and then hammered to give a shimmering effect and then often embellished with gemstones. It is very feminine and the tiaras, hair ornaments and big cuff bangles are perfect for a special occasion or for the ‘bride to be’. Each of these pieces can become heirlooms to be treasured in years to come.  

Detail of 14ct yellow gold bangle

Noir Collection

To me this collection is a celebration of African charm combined with architectural simplicity. This set of bangles was awarded the World Gold Council’s Gold Virtuosi Award in 2002.  

Topiary and Ashe – Creating Fine Jewelry