Meet The Maker: Lola Elliott

Everything you could ever want to know about me and my business, except for my favourite food (pumpkin soup), most-listened-to band (Florence & The Machine), and personal hero (Terry Pratchett).

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Everything you could ever want to know about me and my business, except for my favourite food (pumpkin soup), most-listened-to band (Florence & The Machine), and personal hero (Terry Pratchett).

Why I love painting our garden wildlife now more than ever.

Lockdown was hard for so many.  But it did make us think differently about the nature we have around us.   Millions of us took to our gardens, and in turn, we saw the wildlife in our gardens that were often overlooked due to our busy lifestyles. 

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Lockdown was hard for so many.  But it did make us think differently about the nature we have around us.   Millions of us took to our gardens, and in turn, we saw the wildlife in our gardens that were often overlooked due to our busy lifestyles. 




Recovery and organisation April 2021

Messy workroom Most of March has been organising my work room then April has been about recovery from Carpal Tunnel surgery.

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Messy workroom

Most of March has been organising my work room then April has been about recovery from Carpal Tunnel surgery.

A little bit about me.

A little bit about me.Written By Shirani Fernando .28th March 2021.

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A little bit about me.

Written By Shirani Fernando .

28th March 2021.

All About myself and HRJ!

A brief introduction to the maker behind the brand, and a bit about my business Handmade Retro Jewellery!

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A brief introduction to the maker behind the brand, and a bit about my business Handmade Retro Jewellery!

The Inspiration Behind My Designs

Woodland Silver Earrings, Textured Hoops with Silver Leaves and Buds Hello! So today I thought I’d take a minute to write a little post about the inspiration behind my designs. There are many things that inspire me, but first and foremost it is mostly the forms, patterns and textures found in nature. You know that moment when you are scrolling through Pinterest and you come upon…

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Woodland Silver Earrings, Textured Hoops with Silver Leaves and Buds

Hello! So today I thought I’d take a minute to write a little post about the inspiration behind my designs. 

There are many things that inspire me, but first and foremost it is mostly the forms, patterns and textures found in nature. You know that moment when you are scrolling through Pinterest and you come upon a macro image of lichen, a skeleton leaf or even fungi? Yep! And you wow – aren’t these natural forms little works of art.