Meet The Maker : Nick Hubbard – Handmade Jewellery

Nick Hubbard jewellery - meet the maker interview

Nick Hubbard’s work has been a best-seller at iapetus for many years. That’s because it’s among the most original, creative and quirky jewellery you can find. Nick’s work is amazing in its detail and intricacy; a figurative collection of oxidised silver pieces and charms bearing words and messages. Many lockets, brooches and rings have moving […]

Meet The Maker : Tia Lambert – Greeting Cards & Art Prints

Tia Lambert Malvern landscapes - interview with the artist

Tia Lambert is a painter and print maker of beautiful and free-flowing landscapes of the Malvern Hills and beyond. Since moving to Malvern from London over 25 years ago, Tia Lambert has developed a strong attachment to the Malvern Hills and the surrounding landscapes and this affection shines through her paintings and prints. We caught […]

Meet The Maker : Gaynor Hebden-Smith – Handmade Jewellery

Gaynor creates contemporary jewellery in Fife, Scotland. Her gorgeous pieces are made from combining reclaimed sea glass, sterling silver, metals, beads and crystals. Each piece of Scottish Sea Glass jewellery is completely unique, as no two pieces of sea glass are ever the same. Sea glass is also known as mermaid tears or sea jewels. […]

Meet The Maker : Twice Fired – Fused Glass Gifts & Art

Welcome to our next exciting post of #meetthemaker this month! Twice Fired Glass creations are crafted by up-and-coming glass artist Kate Park. Based in Leeds, the Twice Fired studio designs and produces exquisite contemporary handmade glass art inspired by the stunning Yorkshire landscape. Using the highest quality hand rolled kiln-glass, sheets are cut, assembled and […]

Meet The Maker : Port and Lemon – Home Accessories & Gifts

Port and Lemon Nautical coastal themed gifts and cards - interview with the makers

Welcome to our latest #meetthemaker post with the eccentric Port and Lemon! Port and Lemon was started by Tracy Evans and Kate Cooke who met at an art show and discovered their mutual appreciation for each others work as well as the beach, dog walking, coastal pubs and cake! Their quirky artwork is designed and […]

Meet The Maker : Xuella Arnold – Handmade Jewellery

Xuella Arnold jewellery - interview with the maker

Here’s our next #meetthemaker interview with the lovely jeweller, Xuella Arnold. Xuella makes beautiful jewellery inspired by song lyrics and poetry, creating narrative and wearable imagery. She works with silver and bronze to produce her original, delicate designs that are full of imagination and romance. Read on to find out more! Xuella’s midnight gallop silver […]

Meet The Maker : Fiona Mackay – Handmade Jewellery

Fiona Mackay jewellery - Mackay and Pearson jewellery - interview with the maker

Welcome once again to another one of our instalments for #meetthemaker this month! Fiona Mackay makes beautiful, silver jewellery that incorporates precious stones and twist designs. Her designs have a very contemporary feel to them and her rings are perfect for stacking. All her jewellery is made by hand in her little workshop in Horbury, […]

Meet The Maker : Whittle Designs – Handcrafted Steel Gifts

Whittle Designs at iapetus

Up next on our #meetthemaker month is Whittle Design, run by Kerry and Tilly Whittle. They work together from their small studio in the Cornish countryside and have developed their own forging, texturing, heating and welding methods working with bronze and steel and produce effects that are only possible when using hand production techniques. Read […]