Posts in Jewelry Heroes
A Quiet Boldness with OlgaJeanne

OlgaJeanne woven ribbons provoke the same frisson as traditional gemstones and shiny metals which we have come to expect when we think of jewelry. I find it fascinating how a subtle variation in the weave of the ribbon (soutache or gros grain) impacts the mechanical movement of the necklace, its harmony with the body.

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Making Fabric with bbellamy & bbellamy

I’m a real sucker for fabrics — and lampshades. They go hand in hand really, using the fabric to make lampshades. So bbellamy & bbellamy has been on my radar screen for a while. For years, vicariously only via Facebook. Until last month when I rang the bell of a dingy, almost abandoned looking store front in Muizenberg, Cape Town.

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