Janice calls her necklace -“Re-Cycle the Lot” © Bh Friday, Apr 21 2017 

Barb says it could also be called ‘the family story’ as collectively the three Barker women and Barbara tackled how to re-work a table load of their treasures. This last piece comprised of earrings, brooches, loose gems and lovely coral beads is now completed and ready to be worn all over again.

 

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So many people got in touch yesterday to tell us that Quentin was on the ABC television wearing her commissioned earrings and matching brooch by Barbara Heath Friday, Apr 21 2017 

One of Australia’s most high-profile women of integrity, a close friend of Marjory Millburn (Barbara’s first commission client). Her matching © Bh Pyramid Lattice earrings and brooch have graced many a public and private gathering – worn well with style and we are devoted fans.

Home invasion by journalist, stylist and photographer went splendidly last December Friday, Apr 21 2017 

Here is the Instagram snapshot at the end of launch day, 20/4/2017 and the link to the article.

The links to everyone concerned are in the article. With an enormous reach to 243,000 followers; ‘thedesignfiles’ have certainly created an easy vehicle into people’s homes and studios, creative enterprises and lifestyles of Australian families. The “likes” that this post has created both on Lucy’s feed and our own feeds has be quite overwhelming . . . thanks to all and please enjoy the article.

Sue saw something similar in the city and came straight to the studio Thursday, Apr 13 2017 

Barbara and Sue worked out an ‘every day’ functional design and a make that maximised the metal, one that finally incorporated her large baroque Tahitian Pearl and the pear cut Andalucite she had tucked away. Both gems were studio finds here from sales past . . .

Client and maker certainly in tune with the “universe”. . . Wednesday, Apr 12 2017 

Jennie was given her beautiful (best colour) Aquamarine. When she asked friends they suggested Barbara as a designer and maker. Jennie searched for our contact, called when we were away in Tasmania. After visiting our blog and spending time there – a certain ‘ring’ struck a chord followed by a brief and studio visit to collaboratively design Jennie’s ring.

©Bh – Commission Jennie Truman – Ring with Aquamarine pear cut 2.02ct (as supplied) in gold rub-over setting on silver ring with applied gold beads, in irregular placement and 5 x 2mm round brilliant cut Tsavorite Garnets (5= 0.29ct) in gold rub-over settings. Parallel band is 3.5mm wide with low rounded profile to inside and out and has gold bead detailing to upper section. Design as per sketch. Handmade in 925 Silver and 18ct yellow Gold (as supplied). Size W.