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Clara Breen

Contemporary Jewellery

FLASH SALE now ended | 10% of profits for NHS gowns

By On 04/05/2020

The flash sale has now ended. Many thanks to everyone for purchasing, getting in touch and for your enthusiasm! If you would like to be notified of the next sale please email… Read More

Projects

Community project | Helping to sew protective gowns for NHS

By On 26/04/2020

“A chain of goodness” – How creatives and their neighbours in South London got together to sew 120 long-sleeve gowns for a local NHS clinic caring for Covid-19 patients Social distancing can… Read More

Contemporary Jewellery

Preview | New designs for Open Studios

By On 26/11/2019

Here is a selection of new designs that will be on show at Cockpit Arts open studios, starting this weekend! I have re-visited many of my gold ring designs and created some… Read More

Contemporary Jewellery

Design story | New Kyoto necklace

By On 27/10/2019

Continuous necklace design This necklace is formed of twelve individual elements, gently curving and contoured. They are shaped to connect in a harmonious way, forming a continuous necklace design. Made from sterling… Read More

Contemporary Jewellery

Commitment and wedding bands | Contour rings

By On 23/08/2019

The Contour ring designs expand on the rich visual inspiration of geological strata, aerial views and map contour lines, which are at the heart of the Strata collection. This two-toned sterling silver… Read More

Inspiration

Inspiration | A zen garden in Kyoto

By On 20/05/2019

Tofuku-ji Hojo – southern garden looking towards the entrance I have recently returned from Japan, where amongst many other fascinating places I spent time at a beautiful Zen garden in Kyoto. The… Read More

Bespoke

Bespoke | Heirloom ruby Strata ring and pendant

By On 15/02/2019

I recently completed a statement Strata ring and necklace set in 18ct gold for my client Sophie, re-using rubies which were family heirlooms – giving a new lease of life to gems… Read More

Inspiration

Exhibition Review | Takeo paper show – Subtle

By On 13/02/2019

  Just before Christmas, I stole a few moments to catch this stunning exhibition at London’s Japan House in its final days. Delicate and innovative paper works by 15 designers, architects and… Read More

Contemporary Jewellery

Collection | Strata precious jewellery

By On 10/01/2019

Strata Cloud earrings, 18ct gold      … Read More

Contemporary Jewellery

Jewellery project | (Im)permanent

By On 18/11/2018

(Im)permanent Project – wide bangle in paper and fine silver   (Im)permanent project, 2018   This project reflects on what it means to belong somewhere: a personal history in paper, held and… Read More