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Rachel RickettsLazarus – bronze, butterfly wings & glass dome

Maggie JohnsonHeligan – wool embroidery

Amanda CainesNecklaces – hand stitched & bound with silver and brass

Still time to catch our Mixed Summer Show ‘Hedgerows & Gardens’ running until 18th August.

Upstairs at THE ART SHOP find paintings, drawings and a collection of exquisite wool embroideries by Maggie Johnson inspired by Elizabethan and Jacobean miniatures.

At the CHAPEL are display cases of jewellery, ceramics and textiles including a new collection of stitched, silver and shed antler jewellery by Amanda & Matt Caines, and mythical mixed media sculptures by Rachel Ricketts.

We believe jewellery should be extraordinarily made and insouciantly compliment its wearer. Our makers are masters of their materials with a spirited spin. Choose a hand-made piece to wear from jewellers who play with acrylic, porcelain and precious metals.


Mizuki Takahashi’s enamel jewellery are etched in black scraffito and hung on long pendants to create an elegant understatement.

Marlene McKibbin’s bangles and earrings are made from clear acrylic and infused with colour that catch light and reflect it on its wearer.

Uncomplicated and satisfying, Syann van Niftrik’s organic shapes in beaten silver draw freely from the environment in an intuitive and elemental way.

 

 

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Wrappings, papers, badges & ribbons. Collections of Royal Academy & Artist handmade cards.

 

 

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Ribbons!

Brass & Copper Kaweco Liliput fountain pens with leather pouch. J.Herbin cartridge tins (in 20 colours) & a William Brown 'Getting to know you' card.

Brass & Copper Kaweco Liliput fountain pens with leather pouch. J.Herbin cartridge tins (in 20 colours) & a William Brown ‘Getting to know you‘ card.

One-off SIlver jewellery pieces by Syann van Niftrik, John Derian postcards & just glimpsed below handmade earthenware ceramics by Clementina van der Walt.

One-off SIlver jewellery pieces by Syann van Niftrik, John Derian postcards & just glimpsed below handmade earthenware ceramics by Clementina van der Walt.

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Tanja Malo ‘Liberty Bracelets’ Tana Lawn, 1930’s glass buttons & hemp. £17 each

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Tanja Malo ‘Indigo Bracelets Overdyed Liberty, Kimono, silk threads & hemp. £17 each

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Tanja Malo ‘Kimono Bracelets’ Bound Japanese fabrics & hemp. £22 each

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Tanja Malo ‘Old Key Necklace’, ‘Looking Glass Necklace’, ‘Kimono Lens Necklace’ 1920’s lens, 1960’s chain, Japanese cotton & paper box. £45, £55, £65

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Tanja Malo ‘Looking Glass Necklace’ & ‘Kimono Bracelet’ 1920’s lens, 1960’s chain & paper box, bound Japanese fabrics & hemp. £55, £22

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Tanja Malo ‘Liberty Bracelet’ Tana Lawn, fabric button & hemp. £17

We are so thrilled to have work by new maker, Tanja Malo.

Tanja studied jewellery in Japan, was brought up in rural Sweden with roots in Finnish Lapland. She uses found kimono prints, hemp, nettle and raw silk from Nepalese and Laotian mountain farms, handmade silver from Sweden, both old and new Liberty of London fabric… exquisite!

‘I started collecting fabrics when I first moved to Japan in the late 90’s, and continued during many journeys throughout the Far East in the ten years that followed. The gathering and learning about materials from the people who produced and worked with them everyday led to ideas of how to use the smallest piece of fabric, threads on factory floors, and make it into something beautiful and valuable. In the process, my form of jewellery making was found: preserving what might have otherwise been lost.

These pieces are made out of these found kimono prints, odd pieces from small antique stores in border towns, hemp, nettle and raw silk from Nepalese and Laotian mountain farms, handmade silver from Sweden, both old and new Liberty of London fabric. 

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Silk Route Necklace. Silver, red silk with polyester core for strength £ 392

Just arrived… stunning new collection by Syann van Niftrik.

Born in South Africa, Syann originally trained as a ceramic designer. She moved to the Netherlands setting up her first jewellery studio in 1971.  A visiting lecturer on the BA Jewellery course at Central St. Martin’s, London, she also mentors students.

‘My early years were passed in Africa with unmistakable rhythms, textures and hues. I breathed it in deeply winding it freely into my northern birth right. My work draws freely from my environment without being representational. This together with a need to make a piece that sits on and moves comfortably with the body is what I seek to do.’

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Kumar SaraffMountain – oil on canvas 91 x 122cm

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Kumar SaraffMountains Studies – watercolours 13 x 17cm

Come and see a roomful of glorious local landscapes by Kumar Saraff. Kumar studied painting at the Royal Academy Schools, where he won several awards and prizes, including the David Murray travel scholarship for landscape painting and a silver medal for excellence in painting.

You can also see new displays by some of our regular artists. Stunning new handmade, hand stitched jewellery by Amanda Caines, watercolours by Steve Brockett and slip-decorated earthenware by Dylan Bowen.

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Christmas Wreath made by The Art Shop, destined for the dining room at The Angel Hotel, Abergavenny

A few more Christmas delights from our winter show ‘Where the Wonderful Happens’…

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Cut Branch Dish by Wally Keeler

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Sneaky glimpse of Alexis Snell’s Peep Show – tiny tin trapeze artists in miniature bottles

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Embroidered Dress by Jessie Chorley

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Hewn Rings (Terracotta, Pyrite & Malachite) by Jade Mellor