Louise Mary is a contemporary artist silversmith and jeweller, author and jewellery tutor based in South Derbyshire near Burton on Trent. Louise Mary studied Ba(hons) Metalwork and Jewellery at Sheffield Hallam University and has been a practicing silversmith since 2005. In that time her work and skills have developed considerably and her pieces have been showcased throughout the UK, from independent craft galleries to prolific venues such as Goldsmiths' Hall and the V&A in London.
Louise Mary creates stylish, handmade contemporary jewellery and silverware designs, inspired by nature. Her distinctive 'Bamboo' jewellery collection comprises of earrings, bracelets and necklaces made from individually shaped sections of silver combined with semi precious gemstones such as amethyst, lapis lazuli and hematite.
The technique of fold forming features in her Folded Leaf collection. and involves working with flat sheets of silver which are folded, pressed (by rolling or hammering) and then opened again, leaving the fold defined in the silver which creates forms similar to leaves and the other natural forms which inspire her. This collection includes silver cufflinks, silver napkin rings as well as stunning necklaces and earrings, all beautifully finished by hand.
Louise creates her contemporary designs in her studio near Burton on Trent in South Derbyshire. Louise often works to commission, creating one-off designs for clients, so please do contact her to discuss your ideas. Every piece ordered means a great deal and by placing your order here at Not on the High Street you can be sure you are supporting an independent craftswoman who takes pride in creating pieces to the highest of standards and always aims to give the very best customer service, in particular she aims for quick delivery to ensure your gifts arrive in time for those all important events.