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Our jewellery is handmade in our studio with a wide range of precious and semi-precious stones, alongside found objects and recycled materials. Each piece is totally unique.

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June Birthstone Jewellery

June’s birthstone is the pearl – made by marine oysters and freshwater mussels as a natural defence against parasites and other microscopic objects that get trapped in a pearl’s tissue.

They can take from 6 months to 4 years to fully develop depending on the size of the pearl.

Peals are reputed to bring love and represent a pure heart.

 

July Birthstone Jewellery

 

Ruby is July’s birthstone.

This stone is a variety of the corundum mineral, other gemstones made from corundum includes sapphires. Corundum is colourless, it is the trace amounts of chromium that give rubies thier vivid red colour. Rubies glow red in the sunlight due to it’s florecent qualites.

The name ruby comes from the latin ruber, which means”red”. In history many asscoicated rubys with flames.

Ruby is also reputed to remove toxins from the body and help increases blood flow in the body. It is also said to bring fire into one’s life and help light the darkness in your life and promote creativity.

Silver and Gold Ormer Collection

 

A handmade ‘charicature’ of an Ormer Shell. This is our version of the Ormer, pared down to it’s beautifully simplified basic characteristics.

The Ormer is a protected species in Guernsey waters and collecting them is strictly controlled. There are only a few ‘Ormering tides’ a year, when these delicate creatures are allowed to be taken from the beaches.

 

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Inspired by the natural beauty in the world around us, Athene designs collections which celebrate the delightful and fabulous irregularities of nature (we like to call it wonkiness). With a degree in Silversmithing and Jewellery from London Guildhall University – Sir John Cass (1996), Athene has been designing and making jewellery since 1991, and has been represented by 35 galleries, boutiques and museum shops across the British Isles.