August Featured Jeweller of the Month: Karen McMillan

Karen McMillan Fern necklace, lovedazzleCoburg Art Studios by Marc Millar Photography

Karen creates bold, playful, colourful jewellery from resin and silver. She’s inspired by linear shapes found in nature, and recurring patterns. We asked Karen to tell us a bit about her work.

Karen McMillan

Describe your work in 3 words
Colourful, tactile, weightless.

What inspires you?
I love the simplicity of both Japanese and Scandinavian design and botanical shapes. I really enjoy playing around with colour combinations.

If you weren’t a jewellery designer what do you think you would be?
When I was younger I wanted to be a vet as I love animals…but being squeamish is a bit of a drawback!

Karen McMillan lovedazzleWhat tool can’t you live without?
My big chunky file, I use it daily!

Which famous person or personality would you most love to see wearing your jewellery?
Someone like Natalie Portman as her style is understated and minimal so I think she’d really suit some bold colourful jewellery!Marianne Anderson Garnet Rings

What’s your favourite piece on lovedazzle?
I’d love one of Marianne Anderson’s beautiful oxidised rings with Garnet. (Image right)

See Karen’s full range on lovedazzle…

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