KT New Jewellery celebrates Plants and botanical structures to make beautiful sculptural one of a kind pieces. Each piece is individually hand crafted in a converted orangery /studio. The shapes, colours, Textures and forms of the plants that live in the studio provide the inspiration for the collections, The limited Edition Pieces use precious materials to celebrate the ephemeral fragile and delicate structures in nature. FIne Silver, 22ct yellow gold, sterling silver, 18ct yellow goLD, glass enamels and unusual and unique selected Gem stones.
the designs capture the beauty intricacy and simplicity in Nature.
Bespoke commissions Form a large part of my Practice. I enjoy getting to know my discerning clients and create Jewellery that tells their individual story. There is Joy in Connecting people through creating wearable Objects thAT HOLD DEEP EMOTIons . .
In MY COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABLE DESIGN I AM ALSO VERY HAPPY TO COLLABORATE WITH YOU to IMAGINATIVE REDESIGN OLD PIECES OF UNWORN JEWELLERY AND BREATH SOME NEW LIFE into your piece for you to Love and Treasure again and create new family heirlooms .
PRIOr to MovING TO Dundee and Establishing the ORangery studio I was Lead Design Tutor at CITy ANd Guilds London Art School and Jewellery Tutor at Morley COllege.
THe Orangery Workshop allows me to Grow new plants to inspire the collections and to have a beautiful space to inspire other budding jewellers. Dundee is the CITY WHERE I STARTED MY JEWELLERY STORY. To Return at A TIME WHEN Dundee IS REINVENTING ITself through its wealth of Creativity and UNESCO CITY OF DESIGN status is Exciting.
IF You are Interested in Discovering more of your creativity come and enjoy a relaxed fun informal class where you will explore a number of techniques to realise a unique jewellery piece that celebrates your Individual style. DID I MENTION THIS HAPPENS IN AN ORANGERY FULL OF LIGHT AND unusual PLANTS AND ORIGINAL people. DID I MENTION THE TEA CAKE AND PROSECcO ………THis ONLY happens after Successful soldering.
IF YOu LIKE THE IDEA OF A CITY BREAK IN DUNDEE AND JEWELLERY RETREAT WITH A CHANCE TO EXPLORE THE NEW V&A THE DCA and other CULTURAL INSPIRATION AND want to EAT WELL SLEEP WELL AND HAVE FUN MAKING THEN GET IN TOUCH .