Hello, my name is Sam Rowena, wishing you a lovely welcome to my world of elfin alchemy, you are entering a bewitching place, full of sparkles shimmering in the sunshine.
The mystical magic of our ancient ancestors fascinates and inspires me, I love creating spiritual symbols and motifs - spirals, scrolls, hearts, circles, Celtic designs, and other sculptural shapes - and turning them into timeless wearable works of art that bring you joy when you wear them. Like an alchemist at work, I design, experiment, and transform healing copper or sterling silver wire, mix it together with beads, my abstract fused glass, and other elements to create my bewitching beautiful elfin alchemy jewellery.
All my unique earring, pendant, necklace and brooch designs are lovingly handcrafted by me in Lancashire from my studio-workshop. My aim is to create original and unique jewellery that will help you sparkle!
A perfect treat for yourself or as a gift.
A bit about my background:
After graduating from college with a BTEC HNC in Design I worked as a designer, before retraining as a teacher and studying silversmithing in my spare time. I had first begun to make my own bespoke jewellery for myself and to give as gifts in my teens and for years it was just one of my creative hobbies to relax after doing computer work. I wanted to advance my skills and being unable to find any jewellery making classes, in 2005 I began teaching the classes I really wanted to be a student on, with an emphasis on design and creativity. For many years I taught these jewellery making classes at different colleges and galleries, alongside running my own classes, enjoying their creative vibe and sharing my passion with others. Now I'm devoting more time to experimenting and developing my own collections further.
This website is a work in progress... over the coming months I'm adding more of my jewellery and info about the inspiration behind my designs.
You can also find my elfin alchemy jewellery in a few galleries and at events across Lancashire where I love meeting customers and chatting about my craft.
It would be lovely if you want to come along with me on my creative journey... you can join me on social media and get my monthly/bi-monthly news updates email, find out behind the scenes sneak peaks, specials offers and latest news, you can sign up for it here (below in the footer) or at my blog jewelleryartist.co.uk
x Sam Rowena, elfin alchemy