Lorraine Hitt is the designer and creator of Elsiem Jewellery, whose designs are inspired by modern architectural and sculptural forms, adopting a very simple and bold style, with an edge. Stylishly combining new technology with handmade techniques.
As part of Dazzle's 40th celebrations we've picked out 40 brooches from the Dazzle personal collection dating back to the first exhibition in 1981 to the current day - showing you a snapshot into the history of Dazzle and the jewellery we have shown over the 40 years.
Pearl jewellery - a timeless classic. This beautiful, lustrous, natural treasure is the only gemstone to come from a living creature and is also the birthstone for June.
This month we are celebrating the Diamond, the most precious, valuable gemstone of them all. As well as being the birthstone for April, Diamonds have also become the symbol of everlasting love. Find out more in our lovedazzle blog post celebrating diamonds.
Aquamarine is the Birthstone for March. Its name is derived from the Latin 'aqua' (water) and 'mare' (sea). It comes in many seawater hues of blue, ranging from a gentle pale blue to a deep vivid turquoise.
This month we welcome Artist Jeweller Ella Fearon-Low to Lovedazzle. Ella makes sophisticated & playful contemporary jewellery that references historical forms using Lucite, vintage beads & pearls.
This month we welcome award-winning jeweller Tania Clarke Hall with her bold and colourful leather jewellery.
New this month is Helen Rankin, read our Lovedazzle Q & A to find out a bit more...
This month we welcome Lynne MacLachlan to lovedazzle. Using the latest digital technology, Lynne's work is made from 3D printed nylon. Playing with light, space and colour; vibrant geometric forms reveal ephemeral, shimmering optical patterns, crossing the boundaries of design, art and fashion.
New to Lovedazzle this month -DeeLyn Walsh. Originally from Portland Oregan, DeeLyn creates tactile, sculptural jewellery made from sterling silver. Geometric patterns, architectural structures and repetitive forms are brough together to create bold wearable sculptures.