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 : 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 : 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 […]

Meet The Maker : Dawn Maciocia – Handmade Homeware & Art

Dawn Maciocia artwork, home accessories and cards

Discover more about collage artist, Dawn Maciocia and her amazing collection of prints, homeware and gifts Dawn Maciocia is a self-taught Scottish artist. While studying as a mature student for a HNC in Art and Design she began to experiment with acrylics, inks and collage. Dawn quickly found that working with mixed media like collage […]

Meet The Maker : Katherine Bree – Handmade Gemstone Jewellery

Katherine Bree gemstone jewellery

So here’s our next instalment of #meetthemaker month with British designer, Katherine Bree. Her handmade jewellery combines incredible colours to make statement pieces that are completely unique. Her jewellery is such a huge hit with customers (and staff!) and makes the perfect addition to any outfit. Here is our interview with her, which gives a […]

Meet The Maker : Kutuu – Pewter Charms & Gifts

Kutuu pewter gifts

Our focus today for #meetthemaker is Kutuu. Created in 2006 by Hannah Salomon, Kutuu make wonderful gifts and charm jewellery from their studio in North Wales. We think the little pewter charms are so special: each one is handmade with a sweet design and a meaningful message, making them a really popular gift. They can […]

Meet The Maker : Prism – Handmade Titanium Jewellery

Prism Design Titanium Jewellery

Our next installment of #meetthemaker month features the gorgeous colours of Prism Design jewellery. Prism Design handcraft every item of their titanium jewellery from their studio in the historic town of Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire. Prism’s team of designers and skilled jewellery makers craft each piece individually, and as experts in titanium the team strive to offer […]