I make wheel-thrown Earthenware, stoneware and burnished Raku vessels through which I try to reflect the light, landscape and heritage of my Orcadian surroundings. These range from "Peedie Bird" mugs to large vases and commissioned bowls.
En-case Orkney is the leather craft making project of Emma Ainsley, an artist who works sculpturally with leather and other textiles. En-case pieces are colourful highly original designs with a sense of fun. The ever developing range includes bangles, cuffs and more sculptural wearables.
Beads & Masterpieces would like to introduce the craft of beaded embroidery.
You will get a terrific result with tiny efforts - unique piece of art and attractive decoration for your home.
Fraser Anderson Produces award winning Orkney Straw back chairs both traditional and innovative modern designs.
As Fraser makes each item to order, he can make it to your exact wishes.
Heather Croy of Orkney Bracelets creates traditional sterling silver wirework jewellery with a Viking flavour. Inspired by her local surroundings and its history her designs have a timeless and wearable quality.
In conjunction with this Croy also makes glass beads and is currently expanding into larger more complex glasswork items such as fused jewellery pieces and leaded stained glass work.
Hilary Grant is a luxury knitwear label that focuses on craftsmanship, using high grade lambswool to create beautiful, colourful and practical Scottish knitwear.
The Hoxa Tapestry Gallery produces hand woven tapstries, hand woven rugs and art prints. Artists Leila Thomson and daughter Johan, ECA graduates.
Woollen fashion and furnishing accessories.
The company is based on Westray, one of the most northerly of the Orkney Isles, and creates an exclusive range of interior and fashion accessories.
One of John's principal aims in his work is to try to make pots that have not been made before. His pottery studio is a joy to visit, and his enthusiasm for his subject shines through. With his background in sculpture, his ceramics reflect his interest in form and texture and display a high degree of craftsmanship. This is a must visit studio.