Name:

Shimara Carlow (Silversmith and jewellery 2001)

Job Title:

Silversmith, designer and jeweller

Department:

Silversmithing & Jewellery

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Shamara Carlow
Five strand oval dome necklace

Shamara Carlow

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Shimara Carlow (Silversmith and jewellery 2001)

Shimara Carlow is a contemporary jeweller and silversmith, working with gold, silver and precious stones to create beautiful tactile pieces inspired by natural forms.

All pieces are hand made and unique, she has a selection of work available to purchase from her studio. She also works to commission, and will design and create an individual piece of jewellery or silverware.

Shimara completed a degree in Silversmithing and Jewellery in 2001, and went on to a 2 year residency at Bishopsland Workshops in South Oxfordshire In 2004 Shimara moved to London where she set up her own business and workshop, and in 2008 she re located to Melbourne Australia, where she now has a studio in the beautiful grounds of the Abbotsford Convent.

Shimara's jewellery has been inspired by natural forms, primarily seed pods. She uses silver, 18ct gold, silk paper and gum nuts to create her tactile jewellery. Collections include Gum Nut, neckpieces, rings and earrings constructed from both silver and real gum nuts and Honesty, whitened and reticulated silver ovals, which resemble honesty leaves, constructed in to long articulated neckpieces and bracelets. She also has several ranges in 18ct gold with precious stones such as diamonds, pink sapphire and aquamarine, including a selection of wedding and engagement rings.