Green Apple Award Winner 2006 for the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage.
Specialises in interesting commissions using stone, community projects, training courses, new builds and refurbishment.
Gerard Carlin of Poetic Stone creates letter cut and stone pieces. Carlins work often features poems cut into stone using hieroglyphics and other ancient alphabets. Other work includes stone carvings, which are used as inspiration for poems, Carlin then embeds the poem within the original stone piece. A printed copy of the poem may be supplied on request.
I became interested in stone carving whilst researching and writing my art school dissertation. I work to commission on a wide variety of projects ranging in size and complexity from house signs to large public art schemes.
The Glasgow School of Art offers a continuous 12-month programme of exhibitions across four galleries on campus. The exhibitions programme features work by contemporary artists, designers and architects and the work of our students and staff. Admission is free.
Grace Girvan was born and raised in Orkney and this unique archipelago is a continuing source of inspiration for her work. She creates beautiful, understated jewellery combining silver and enamel with found pebbles and driftwood.
UK's leading ethical events company provides high footfall events for Scottish, Fair Trade and ethical producers. We organise various events on Castle Street in the heart of Edinburgh throughout the year, during Easter, The Festival and Christmas periods.
Hanyao Fu is based in Glasgow and is a graduate of Glasgow School of Art .
Fu designs and creates small contemporary jewellery collections, limited edition pieces or work to commission. Precious metals, diamonds and gemstones are used to create necklaces, pendants, earrings and rings.
Venerable Beads of Edinburgh, are designers and makers of fine, contemporary jewellery, to suit ever pocket, made from semi-precious stones (such as amethyst, lapis lazuli, turquoise), quality glass beads in vibrant and subtle colours, and freshwater pearls - or a combination of some or all of these.
Designer Hazel Morrison set up Hazey Designs shortly after graduating from Gray's School of Art in 2002.
Working primarily with sterling silver sheet and wire, she creates unique and affordable feminine jewellery. Her love of texture and colour shine through in each handmade piece. She highlights her work with assorted freshwater pearls and semi-precious gemstones adding striking accents of colour.
Contemporary, intriguing jewellery with eco-friendly credentials.
Situated in the Loch Lomond National Park, where the wonderful unspoilt natural world around me inspires most of my work, caring for the environment is a way of life.
I aim to create eye-catching yet wearable pieces. Most are made from recycled silver, often incorporating textiles, pearls or gemstones.
I make earrings, neck, wrist and finger jewellery, cufflinks and scarf slides.
The opportunity to adapt existing designs to suit your requirements, and to create truly bespoke commissions is always welcomed.
I also create inexpensive bright, colourful earrings and brooches from bio-degradable plastic.