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Featured Collection 'Botanical Realism'

  • 'DAISY' - BOTANICAL REALISM SERIES
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  • DAHLIA RING WITH BLUE TOPAZ (7.5) - BOTANICAL REALISM SERIES
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  • 'LOTUS FLOWER' - BOTANICAL REALISM SERIES
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Featured Collection 'Monet'

  • MONET NECKLACE – ROSE GARDEN 1
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  • MONET NECKLACE– ROSE GARDEN 4
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  • MONET NECKLACE – ROSE GARDEN 3
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design techniques that inspire us!

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Silver Casting

What do sand, water, frozen peas and corn broom bristles have in common?  They are all great molds for shaping molten silver! The silver forms the most organic of shapes with these everyday items, always promising a one-of-a-kind design.

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Stone Setting

Many times our design inspiration begins with a stone. We personally choose each one from the lapidary based on its colour, shape and quality. Our choices are often influenced by the story that we see within the inclusions and variations of the stone.

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Custom Design

Have a specific design in mind?  We may be able to help!   Contact us and let's talk.

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Mokume Gane

Mokume Gane 木目金  (Moe-koo-may Gah-nay).  What the heck is it?  It’s an ancient Japanese metalworking technique, that takes multiple layers of contrasting coloured metals and fuses, forges, twists and carves them.  This process results in a wood grain pattern.  Mokume Gane translates to wood grain metal.  It is most known for its use in adorning Samurai swords. 

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Metal Clay

Metal clay consists of tiny particles of silver mixed with an organic binder and water to form a clay-like medium.  It can be sculpted into an infinite number of shapes and then kiln fired.  After firing, the end result is a solid piece of silver.

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Etching, Engraving & Embossing

We use the techniques of etching, engraving and embossing to cut patterns into silver. Etching cuts into the metal by means of a chemical solution, engraving uses sharp tools to mark the metal and embossing stamps a design on the surface of the metal so that it stands out in relief.

"My new go-to necklace! The colours and textures in the jasper remind me of a Monet painting. A great statement but also delicate enough to wear everyday."

Stephanie F.

"Deb's work combines top quality materials & processes with her gifted eye and sophisticated style. Her pieces always garner compliments. I love all of my silver rings."

Diana S.

"I love my jewellery from Ochre Metals. Each piece is versatile and unique. My go-to jewellery for all occassions, always with a novel artistic flare."

Samantha W.