Earrings © Bh 2015 Block Tabset polished Onyx discs (20mm Dia) 18ct yellow gold with oxidised 925 Silver
Words by Stephanie Eslake and photography by Sam Rosewarne, thanks to Roz Macallan and John Potter for sending an iPhone pic and the article so I could scan and post. Sarah called from the gallery this afternoon to say that a Brisbane lady just snapped up one of the rings in the show.
Download the high-res .pdf here.
All images of Pendants are to scale . . .
All set in solid 925 Silver with some elements oxidised Fine adjustable leather neck strap.
Five piece ‘Signature’ bracelet with Bar and Ring clasp in textured solid 925 bright Silver and 18ct Yellow Gold detail
Noel Frankham opened the show with his usual ‘informed frankness’ . . . we have known him for ages now and his warm words touched many hearts. Supper later at the Dopson’s residence was also warm and cheery. Last weekend’s Mercury had well researched full page article on Barbara and her ‘midlands lepidoptera’ work penned by Stephanie Eslake. We both spent time with Warwick Oakman in Hobart, our house at Tunbridge and a super lunch up at the Interlaken Estate with Libby and her guests. More work at Tunbridge with best buddies; Allan Cooper and Grattan Whitney. One trip to the Central Highlands to visit the Pine Lake and the 1000 year old pencil pines (-3 degrees that day). Here are the three larger wall sculptures all at the same scale:
Antique porcelain shards in textured bronze and wall hanging plate © Bh 2015 The Handmark web is here for viewing the entire show.
One of our favourite clients has a Danish version of this that she says works-a-treat and has asked Barbara to make a more “jazzie version” just for her. When it worked so well she suggested Barbara make five more to share the Love . . .