Who Made This – Emily Becher
I became a jeweller after many years of being a bit lost… the process of creating jewellery brought me back my sanity. When I’m at my jewellery bench the whole world slips away and I’m completely immersed in the process of taking base materials and crafting them into wearable artworks. Being in that creative state is when I’m most present, happy and fulfilled.
How would you describe your men’s jewellery range at Lord Coconut and what was its inspiration?
I would describe my range at Lord Coconut as tactile. It’s got a strong focus on texture and the feeling of one’s jewellery. I’d say it wasn’t so much a result of any particular inspiration but more from inspired activity… I just wanted to hit something with a hammer… and the result looked and felt really cool so I developed the concept and expanded the range with various designs and surface finishes.
Hmmm… chaos… with a little bit of organisation thrown in around the sides.
When not making jewellery what do you love to do?
When I’m not making jewellery I love to sleep… but in my waking hours away from the bench I love having a really nice dark spiced rum whilst joking around with old friends.
It’s a bit of a trip but my favourite restaurant would have to be The Dispensary Enoteca in Bendigo… it’s amaaaazing!
Favourite travel destination
Anywhere that’s warm…
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
Favourite art work
Adnate’s street art, all of it… It’s amazing!
Probably the Manchester Unity Building in Melbourne’s CBD. It’s the beating heart of our city’s jewellery industry and it’s such a visual pleasure to explore it. Plus it has a fantastic café at its base; Switchboard, love those guys!