Briony and Bloom Floral Design – Briony Atkins

Floristry, in particular preserved floral design, has always been a passion of mine. Over the past year we’ve worked hard to make my passion project a reality… building my little business, Briony and Bloom Floral Design.  Briony and Bloom is a studio based florist located in the Newcastle region.  Our style combines many elements to giveContinue reading “Briony and Bloom Floral Design – Briony Atkins”

Kookaburra Gems – Heidi Atkins

Heidi Atkins is a redundant geologist who turned her hobby into a business. Specialising in lapidary, cutting and polishing gemstones and silversmithing jewellery pieces.   Using an array of Australian stones, which are fossicked and sourced from other Australian lapidary suppliers, miners and gem shows. Silver is mostly sourced from Sydney suppliers, with some American goldContinue reading “Kookaburra Gems – Heidi Atkins”

Elements of a Muse – Vanessa Higgins

I have forever been a creative, completing various studies in fashion design and fundamentals over the years, aspects of which I now apply to my otherwise self-taught jewellery making skills. Making for me is a soul nourishing and ever evolving creative pursuit. I use a broad range of materials to create my jewellery; naturally fallenContinue reading “Elements of a Muse – Vanessa Higgins”