Category Archives: Magpie

A trunk heaving with the old and new. Thrift and explore with me through the world of jewellery, art and anything that takes my fancy and might also take yours :)
Hoarding, adorning and embellishing our spaces and bodies.

Perfect Imperfections

Through the lens of wabi-sabi, everything in a home from a vase with plant cuttings, to the cracks on a wooden table— presents an opportunity to see beauty, because beauty is ordinary. Beauty is the every day. Beauty is the

Perfect Imperfections

Through the lens of wabi-sabi, everything in a home from a vase with plant cuttings, to the cracks on a wooden table— presents an opportunity to see beauty, because beauty is ordinary. Beauty is the every day. Beauty is the

The Statement Necklace

Drawing attention to the neck and collar with a mighty statement necklace has been at the cusp of desire in the last couple of years. Women up and down the globe are expressing their take on these pieces with cultural

The Statement Necklace

Drawing attention to the neck and collar with a mighty statement necklace has been at the cusp of desire in the last couple of years. Women up and down the globe are expressing their take on these pieces with cultural

The Real Art of Resistance

Do you remember the last time you were so awestruck with the tenacity, strength and sheer beauty of a person or community? I do. I’ve spent many hours this month sprawling through article after article and image after image of

The Real Art of Resistance

Do you remember the last time you were so awestruck with the tenacity, strength and sheer beauty of a person or community? I do. I’ve spent many hours this month sprawling through article after article and image after image of

Tales of the Moth & Rabbit

Today I would like to share the work of one of my favourite textile artists. He likes to go by the name of Mister Finch and is, in my opinion, one of the most talented and exciting textiles artists around.

Tales of the Moth & Rabbit

Today I would like to share the work of one of my favourite textile artists. He likes to go by the name of Mister Finch and is, in my opinion, one of the most talented and exciting textiles artists around.

Warli Worlds on Walls

A few years ago I started a small collection of paintings inspired by my long term love – folk arts and culture. One of the pieces was particularly inspired by the art work and culture of the Warli tribe. Based

Warli Worlds on Walls

A few years ago I started a small collection of paintings inspired by my long term love – folk arts and culture. One of the pieces was particularly inspired by the art work and culture of the Warli tribe. Based

Māori Symbols

Hello 🙂     I’m sorry… I haven’t been blogging enough lately and that’s because I’ve been busy working on a branding project for a client who wanted something inspired by Maori tattoos and the fluid cyclic motion of nature. I

Māori Symbols

Hello 🙂     I’m sorry… I haven’t been blogging enough lately and that’s because I’ve been busy working on a branding project for a client who wanted something inspired by Maori tattoos and the fluid cyclic motion of nature. I

Nomadic Statements

Rajasthan, its people, culture, colours and textiles as a reference point for designers across the world is no new thing. Many creative types have found themselves deeply excited by the decadence of the ‘Rajasthani aesthetic’, whilst others have found this

Nomadic Statements

Rajasthan, its people, culture, colours and textiles as a reference point for designers across the world is no new thing. Many creative types have found themselves deeply excited by the decadence of the ‘Rajasthani aesthetic’, whilst others have found this