Emma Brennan offers a small range of 1940s and 50s-inspired vintage-style jewellery which is available through the gallery market. All pieces are made in limited runs and many are one-offs. They feature retro and vintage beads, buckles, buttons and charms in metal, Lucite, polymer clay and wood.
She has also written a book, Making Vintage Jewellery, containing 25 projects that guide you through how to make everything from textile corsages to beaded earrings and ribbon chokers, all influenced by the designs of the 1910s to the 1950s.
A range of e-booklets and tutorials is also in the offing.
Above: A range of jewellery, including nautical inspired earrings and pendants, painted lace necklaces, and 1950s vintage button charm necklaces, is available through the gallery and boutique markets.
Emma Brennan’s jewellery designs have also featured in Making Jewellery, from GMC publications. The magazine has a website www.makingjewellery.com with lots of tips and ideas for those interested in trying their hand at jewellery making.