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Clara Breen

In The Studio

Bespoke | Heirloom sapphire Strata ring in white gold

By On 17/11/2018

This project came about as my client had been gifted this incredible blue sapphire and was keen to create a statement ring with it. We worked together to find the best design… Read More

Makers' Support

Freelance | Marketing support for makers

By On 12/11/2018

I provide a freelance marketing and studio support service for creators and makers, currently working with jewellers and milliners. Perhaps you are a designer/maker looking for similar in-house support. How can I… Read More

Contemporary Jewellery

Collection | Held statement rings

By On 12/07/2018

With the ‘Held’ series fragments of paper are encased underneath a cabochon stone, set in 18ct gold. The faceted citrine highlights and enhances fragments of the paper’s printed detail. Gracefully undulating oxidised… Read More

Out And About

Inspiration | What is art therapy?

By On 12/07/2018

(Image courtesy of Expressive Art Inspirations) … Or rather, ‘What is it like to be an art therapist?’ To find out, I spoke with two practicing art therapists earlier this year –… Read More

Out And About

Exhibition Review | The Ethics of Dust

By On 25/08/2016

The Ethics of Dust is an installation by artist and conservationist Jorge Otero-Pailos, it hangs at the Houses of Parliament. Commissioned by Artangel, the piece is a 50 metre-long latex cast of… Read More

Out And About

Project | Paper lanterns with ice&fire

By On 20/07/2016

This spring I was involved with ice&fire, the theatre company working to give a platform to unheard human rights stories, through new writing and performance. The British Museum event was a result… Read More

In The Studio

Project | A design in 3D printed Platinum

By On 24/03/2016

In 2016 I was selected as one of two designers to create a design for a 3D printing project in Platinum in collaboration with the Platinum Guild and Cooksongold (the first pieces… Read More