Clare Hillerby

Old postcards and wooden rulers are combined with new metalwork to create unique contemporary jewellery. Inspiration comes from old found objects handwriting history and the urban environment to create narrative one-off and limited edition pieces. Necklaces pendants earrings studs brooches rings and cufflinks ranging from £20 to £550.

Website: https://www.clarehillerby.com/

  • 5 Elements Necklace with postcard ruler and sapphire, £290

    An elegant necklace with a central oval of old postcard encased in oxidised silver protected with perspex secured with a gold tube rivet. On one side; two overlapping ovals one with a linear design and the other with a subtle markings. Then a waved shape of old wooden ruler. The other side sits a rough hexagon of sapphire with a vessel shape of oxidised silver featuring small curved markings. The necklace continues into small rectangles of matt hematite beads. Fitted with a T-bar catch. Made from Oxidised Sterling Silver postcard perspex gold sapphire wood hematite.

    Approx. 50cm (20") long. 

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  • Oval Postcard Tiny Ovals Yellow Opal + Lozenges Necklace, £130

    A central oval of old postcard encased in an oxidised silver setting is accompanied by two small overlapping ovals and an overlapping lozenge link at one side with a flat oval yellow opal stone alongside a lozenge link. Fitted with a T-bar catch. Made from Sterling Silver postcard perspex 9ct gold.

    Approx. 50cm (20”) long. Central Oval approx. H. 2cm x W. 3cm. Lozenge Links approx. 3cm long. 

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    1/2 + 1/2 Oval Pendant, £86

    Horizontal oval featuring one half with a fragment of handwriting and the other from the image side of an old postcard featuring blue sky. Encased in an oxidised silver setting connected to the chain with  a long folded paddle link secured with a gold tube rivet.

    The chain is approx. 58.5cm long (23"), can also be worn at 50.5cm (20")

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  • Chatter Pendant, £136

    Chatter Pendant featuring an oval of original old postcard a bundle of circles a holey oval and a loop of labradorite beads a semi-precious delicate transparent grey stone with flashes of blue. The oval postcard element can be worn on its own the bundle of circles with holey oval and loop of beads can also be worn on its own creating three pendants in one. Fitted with a lobster claw clasp. Made from Sterling Silver postcard perspex 9ct gold labradorite.

    Approx. 56cm (22") long can also be worn at 51cm (20"). Oval approx. H. 2.8cm x W. 2cm. All purchases arrive in my bespoke gift wrapping

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  • Paper Dot + Holey Panel Earrings, £84

    Circles of old postcards have been selected and placed into oxidised silver settings protected with perspex and secured with gold tube rivets. They sit beneath panels of silver with scattered holes. Fitted with stud posts. Made from Sterling Silver postcard perspex gold.

    Approx. 4cm x W. 1.8cm long. Holey Panel approx. H. 1.5cm x W. 0.9cm. Dot approx. W. 1.8cm. 

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    Collage Earrings, £170

    Oxidised silver earrings with large free shaped feta erred grey moonstones besides a small arc of silver with gold markings, both beneath a tall arches of wooden ruler riveted to an oxidised silver back. Full length approx. 4cm

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    Collage Earrings, £154

    One of a kind earrings made from combining 3 contrasting elements in each earring. Oxidised silver with markings inspired by marks found within old postcards, combined with labradorite stones and fragment of old wooden ruler

    Approx. 3.7cm long. Top arch shapes approx. 1.3cm x 0.9cm. Labradorites approx. 1.5cm x 0.9cm

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    Ruler Arc MOP Chevron Ovals Studs,£72

    Statement studs comprising of an arc shape of old boxwood engineer’s ruler is accompanied by a disk of mother of pearl both riveted to oxidised silver bases with a chevron oval shape. Fitted with stud posts. Made from Sterling Silver wood mother of pearl 9ct gold.

    Approx. H. 1.7cm x W. 1.8cm. 

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