Eco Painting

Eco art Claire Tomlinson

Innovations in painting and printing are important to well-known wildlife artist and photographer Claire Tomlinson. She has developed her own recipes for non-toxic paints, which combine natural earth pigments and a plant-based acrylic medium. Only water is required to thin the paint and clean the brushes. Claire then paints onto raw, unprimed linen and frames […]

HEIRLOOMS AND MEMORIES

Heirloom eco sustainable jewellery

A collection of personal stories Image Credit – Madi Apthorpe For some, jewellery can be a way to maintain a connection with a lost loved one, for others it can be a reminder of God’s presence. I asked people to share the stories of their jewellery with me to act as a reminder that there are […]

STEP-BY-STEP UPCYCLED NECKLACE

Eco jewellery upcycled sustainable

Image Credit – Madi Apthorpe An era of DIY jewellery has come about as many have realised making a piece isn’t all that tricky. All you really need to get started is some beads and no more than £15 worth of kit from a craft shop. If beading isn’t for you, attaching two chains can […]

JEWELLERY MANUFACTURING – THE WAY FORWARD

According to market research company Grand View Research, the global jewellery industry is worth around £234 billion. There have been countless articles, books and exhibitions on the topic, most people reading this will own at least one piece of jewellery and so it poses the question – why is there not more of a focus on […]

INNOVATIONS IN SUSTAINABLE JEWELLERY

Eco Silver Eco Jewellery

Image Credit – AA Fine Casting Limited and Madi Apthorpe From scientific breakthroughs to Fairtrade gold, the jewellery industry is carving its path through the era of sustainability. By utilising methods and systems, designers are helping to alleviate the sustainable and ethical issues associated with the trade. Lab-grown Diamonds Lab-grown diamonds are not to be confused […]

SUSTAINABLE FASHION IS A THING 

Image Credit – Francois Le Nguyen Sustainable Fashion Week (SFW) took place from 16-25 September 2022 showcasing a variety of events ranging from sustainable fashion shows to sewing and repairing workshops. They were held across the UK, online and overseas, in Cyprus and Nigeria. The sustainable fest ran at the same time as London Fashion […]