Meet The Maker – Rebecca Lewis

Rebecca Lewis - jeweller

Rebecca Lewis – jeweller

 

Rebecca has been a regular jeweller at Heart Gallery now for over 6 years and we know our customers love her collections as much as we do.

Selection of rings from Rebecca's Classic collection

Selection of rings from Rebecca’s Classic Collection

 

Since graduating with a First Class BA (Hons) in Contemporary Crafts Rebecca returned to Herefordshire to set up as a self employed jeweller.

Pearl and Gemstone necklace from Rebecca's Classic Collection

Pearl and Gemstone necklace from Rebecca’s Classic Collection

 

After being accepted as the graduate member of Alloy, Hereford’s Jeweller’s Group, Rebecca moved into their communal workshop at The Courtyard Theatre in September 2006.  Since then her work has gone through many changes, resulting in a style that she can call her own.

Amethyst Drops from Rebecca's Classic Collection

Amethyst Drops from Rebecca’s Classic Collection

 

Rebecca now works from her own workshop in Powys on her timeless collections and also on commissions and bespoke pieces.

 

Labradorite rings from Rebecca's Granule Collection

Labradorite rings from Rebecca’s Granule Collection

Selection of rings from Rebecca's Granule Collection

Selection of rings from Rebecca’s Granule Collection

 

Rebecca endeavours to produce accessible, wearable jewellery.  Her inspiration is taken from antique jewellery and collectables resulting in designs that echo the decadence of times gone by. 

Pearl Necklace with silver and oxidised silver pendant from Rebecca's Granule Collection

Hematite Necklace with silver and oxidised silver pendant from Rebecca’s Granule Collection

 

With a more modern approach Rebecca creates classic, yet contemporary jewellery designs. 

Rings from Rebecca's Granule Collection

Rings from Rebecca’s Granule Collection

 

Handpicked gemstones are the main focal point of many of her pieces.  She has a fascination with gemstones, particularly labradorite and rainbow moonstone which have an iridescent play of colours.  These feature strongly in her collections. 

Silver and Pearl necklace from Rebecca's Heart Collection

Silver and Pearl necklace from Rebecca’s Heart Collection

 

The individually set stones are decorated with hand placed tiny granules of metal which create delicate and intricate detail.

Pearl and Silver Bracelet from Rebecca's Heart Collection

Pearl and Silver Bracelet from Rebecca’s Heart Collection

 

The granules combined with the oxidised silver finish she uses in her work is reminiscent of vintage marcasite jewellery which has been a source of inspiration for some time.

Rainbow Moonstone Necklace from Rebecca's Classic Collection

Rainbow Moonstone Necklace from Rebecca’s Classic Collection

Rebecca’s three collections, Classic, Granule and Heart, are always available at Heart Gallery with many pieces perfect for bridal wear or bridesmaid’s presents. Why don’t you call in to see them soon if you’ve not already been seduced by the gorgeous stones that Rebecca uses x

Garnet Ring from Rebecca's Classic Collection

Garnet Ring from Rebecca’s Classic Collection

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