The last design from 2019 – holiday in Tasmania – global pandemic – elements updated in April 2020 – finished end of May – collected mid June 2020 Tuesday, Jun 30 2020 

Commission for Louise Cutler – ‘Bee Brooch’ – stylised bee has body of long oval solid opal, as supplied. Wings of pearl shell and head of pale yellow sapphire (emerald cut 2.02ct). Sapphire set in 18ct yellow gold square wire framework, pearl shell in 18ct white gold fine edge bezel setting and opal having 18ct gold lace white enamel frame. Discrete connecting structure in the form of knife edged cross-span in 18ct white gold. Double pin clasp.  Dimensions approx. 60 x 40mm

Our new double oval bead wire bi-metal earrings © Bh Thursday, Jun 11 2020 

Bi-metal ovals are 18ct yellow gold and 925 silver with silver bead wire in an asymmetric twist with long hooks H=40mm – available from the studio at wholesale + GST (A$550.00) with a registered Express Post to anywhere in Australia at no cost. Call 0431 464 470 or email to mal E <male@urbanarchaeology.com.au>

Sydney client who is a big fan gave Barbara her diamonds to recycle into a © Bh table top ring Wednesday, Jun 10 2020 

The movie we posted on Barbara’s Instagram (@barby_heath) quickly created a huge amount of views and comments, Pam says the ring is still generating comments now we are all allowed out . . .

 

New © Bh style – tapered link earrings and necklace Friday, May 15 2020 

SOLD SEPARATELY AT WHOLESALE – EXPRESS POST AT NO COST WITHIN AUSTRALIA

Earrings = $490.00 incl GST – 6.5cm drop

Necklace = $1,660.00 incl GST – 30cm drop

We have two handmade unique necklaces and two pair of matching earrings in bimetal – 18ct yellow gold and oxidised 925 silver with hand punched links.

Adding another square cut Burma Ruby to M.T.’s ring Friday, May 15 2020 

Posting new jewellery makes as they reach me to cost and document Saturday, May 2 2020 

FOR SALE AT STUDIO WHOLESALE – EXPRESS POST WITHIN AUSTRALIA AT NO COST

With retailers unable to open their stores we are holding off consigning and leaving new makes here at wholesale in the studio. I’ll post items as they are made so if anyone is interested – make a comment, call the studio on +61 431 464 470 or email me.

New Earrings © Bh Bud style – we have created 3D renderings & castings of this successful style, set and finished by hand. Tanzanian Zircons 2=4.99ct in 9ct palladium white gold with safety hooks – Wholesale = A$2,830.00 incl GST and Express Post to anywhere in Australia. Recommended retail (and replacement valuation) = A$4,300.00

New Earrings © Bh Bud style – we have created 3D renderings & castings of this successful style, set and finished by hand. Peridot with millenial cuts 2=4.6ct in 18ct yellow gold with safety hooks – Wholesale = A$2,200.00 incl GST and Express Post to anywhere in Australia. Recommended retail (and replacement valuation) = A$3,400.00

 

Not the usual party for Leila’s birthday due to social distancing – not the usual commission brief either Friday, Apr 24 2020 

Her parents did a virtual brief, Marilyn with the gems and ring samples, Barbara 3 meters away and Damien on the other end of the phone, reviewing images and talking on the fly . . .

Oxidised 925 silver with reticulated surface, punch set round brilliant cut hydro-thermal emerald.

Yesterday’s studio visitor’s real reason for calling in to the studio – to collect her recent commission Friday, Apr 24 2020 

2020 © Bh Commission – V. C. Her ‘Pizza Ring’ with low convex asymmetric saddle-curve top, approx. 20x25mm aligned diagonally across finger and pavé set with gems as supplied;  Diamond round brilliant cut =1.01ct E SI1, oval Spinel =0.64ct, cushion cut Imperial Topaz =1.15ct,  Andalucite =1.21ct, round brilliant cut black Diamonds 3=0.38ct. Plus three family Diamonds 1=0.32ct, 2=0.12ct as supplied. The band sweeps from wide at top, narrow to back of finger. Upper gem set oval has soft hammered texture finish with smooth matt finish to the band part of the ring. Platinum. Size Q1/2

Studio visitor picking up her new commission today, swoops on the new © Bh Necklace prototype Thursday, Apr 23 2020 

Necklace © Bh Bi-metal tapered chain 18ct yellow gold and oxidised 925 silver, round punched links and long grid-punched hook.

There is another one in production and plans for two different earring types as well, watch this space!

When tough comes to town the tougher get busy . . . Thursday, Apr 16 2020 

 

Three shots of the one commissioned bangle © Bh – Jeweller to the Lost – Brisbane Australia.

In fact its her second one and Barbara has been adding elements and gems (rubies & pink tourmalines) as requested, this one is the “red” solid 18ct yellow gold one. The first one, started years ago is the “green” one.

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