Miniature scale models are the surprising focal point for Helen Noakes’ beautifully executed work, all of which is hand crafted from precious metals and resin. Intriguingly tucked into piece is an element of humour making a second look a must for this exciting collection
GALLERY OF WORK
Hanging by a thread necklace :
"Hanging by a thread" – one off long statement necklace. Bio Resin, thread, hematite, recycled silver chain and necklace surround, silver casting
Swimmer bangle :
Beaten silver bangle with oval silver framed resin charm with embedded miniature scale model and stamped silver tag. Tag reads "come on in the water is lovely"
"I wish I had a penguin" necklace :
Long resin pendant with embedded miniature scale model and colours/textures on a silver ball chain. The silver strip tag hanging behind the pendant reads "I wish I had a penguin"
Little Lionheat brooch :
Resin disk with embedded miniature scale model claw set on a silver backing which is stamped with "little Lionheart"
Float ring :
silver framed ring filled with bio resin. A rose gold plated (over silver) cast figure is embedded in the resin ring.
Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside - bracelet :
5 silver framed resin charms with miniature 1900's bathers on a sandy beach embedded in each charm. The chain and catches are hand fabricated and the clasp is stamped with "oh I do like to be beside the seaside"