The Makers

Jen Eales

“The distinctive signature of my work is the ever-apparent maker’s mark, leaving an imprint of the emotions translated through the creative process.”

Jen Eales is a contemporary maker who creates a small object line of handcrafted pieces in Brisbane that features kinetic mobiles and jewellery. At heart an artist and metalsmith, Jen has engaged in many creative outlets. As a seamstress, Jen discovered a passion for jewellery in her search to find wearable art that complemented her designs.

Her collection is an exploration into the infinite combinations of colour, texture, and shape. Inspired by the Japanese concept of “wabi sabi”, Jen finds true beauty in the imperfect, and each piece from her collection challenges the traditional idea that jewellery must be perfect.

Jen’s artistic approach is inspired by both sustainable art mediums and the deconstructionist

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da The Makers

The Makers7 min letti
Louiseann & Kristian King
Makers can often be curiously solitary figures, the discipline and practice of their craft often necessitating an absorbed and protracted preoccupation with their medium that precludes or inhibits intimate interpersonal relationships. It takes a spec
The Makers2 min lettiDesign
Rarehare Designs
Rarehare Designs embraces sustainable, smart, ethical design and manufacturing, whilst striving for (and more often than not achieving!) zero waste. Working from her studio in the picturesque Adelaide hills, Rachel Hare designs and creates jewellery
The Makers4 min letti
Barry Gardner
After 18 years working long hours on road construction jobs, Barry Gardner had an epiphany after attending a knife show in Adelaide in 1995. Barry was overwhelmed by the artisanship and beauty of the knives on display, igniting a passion for the craf