Exhibition Opening: 5:30pm - 7:30pm 14 April 2015
Exhibition: 15 April 2015 - 2 May 2015


TheMark_detailWEB Anyone who has visited or lived in Melbourne soon falls in love with this unique little city. This exhibition highlights what our jewellers and artisans invididually love in Melbourne. It might be our architecture, it might be our laneways, it might also be our people. Whatever it is, we’re sure you’ll fall in love with your own little bit of Melbourne when visiting our exhibition.                     Fairy Penguin cufflinks by Beth Croce……………………….. Our beloved Fairy Penguins, whether from St Kilda or Phillip Island, are an integral part of what makes us Melbournians. Old Melbourne Gaol sculpture by Janty Fry…………………. Skull and Bible. Ned Kelly? This piece evokes memories of daily walks past the Old melbourne Goal, in Russell Street, on my way to College. It was free to wander through the courtyards and locked, empty cells, as it was not a tourist attraction in the 1950′s. Dark, spooky and haunted. Inside Vision ring by Arlia Hassell…………………… This ring is constructed from the inspiration held within Melbournes luring hidden treasures. An object which speaks an unspoken message on its own. Fist Pump brooch by Arlia Hassell………….. A series brought together by Melbourne’s multiculturalism. The beauty of human connection and teh language in which hand gestures and movements speak, both diversely and universally. Fist Pump ring by Arlia Hassell……………….. Part of a series brought together by Melbournes multiculturalism. The beauty of human connection and the language in which hand gestures and movements speak, both diversely and universally. Guitar Pic (Heavy) cufflinks by Gillian Hillman………………….. Melbourne is the live music capital of Australia. These pics celebrate the importance the guitar plays in the local music scene. The Calm Before The Storm ring by Melanie Hilder………………. Melanie Hilder’s love for nature and teh forever evolving landscape inspired her to capture Melbourne’s unpredictable weather. The Rainbow Moonstone reflects Melbourne’s bright blue skies, hidden by white clouds and teh possibility that the weather could change at any second. We watch and wait as the black clouds roll in, taking over the skies and knowing that there is a storm ahead, this is shown through the black enamel paint surrounding the Rainbow Moonstone. Sprocket with Rivets ring by Machina…………………. Inspired by a love of cycling with a slight steam punk twist Little Audrey’s Leg brooch by Janty Fry…………………. Little Audrey skipped on the roof of the Nycander factory from 1936 until she was removed when the building was demolished in 1968. She became the property of Whelan the Wrecker who then sold her. After public outcry a smaller version of Little Audrey was built and erected on the same site in 1970. Little Audrey is a local landmark to this day. Guitar Pic (light) cufflonks by Gillian Hillman………….. Melbourne is the live music capital of Australia. These pics celebrate the importance the guitar plays in the local music scene. Fractal Facade cufflinks by Brian Wood…………. These sterling silver cufflinks represent Federation Square’s distinctive facade with its modular system that uses triangles of the same size and proportion to make up larger panels. Coffee Cups cufflinks by Philip Monk………….. Inspired by Victoria’s love of the coffee bean. Hook Turn cufflinks by Brian Wood……………… The hook turn allows clear passage of trams through the city, a truly memorable event when used for the first time. Wave cufflinks by Philip Monk………….. Inspired by Victoria’s famous surf coasts Unakite cufflinks by Gillian Hillman Flinders & Collins vintage street directory cufflinks by Erwin Rohrl……………. Hand-crafted finely detailed cufflinks made from vintage street directories, set in sterling silver. Every piece has its own story. Fitzroy vintage street directory cufflinks by Erwin Rohrl………….. Hand-crafted finely detailed cufflinks made from vintage street directories, set in sterling silver. Every piece has its own story. Unakite (large) cufflinks by Gillian Hillman Yarra River vintage shttp://www.lordcoconut.com/shop/yarra-river-cufflinks/treet directory cufflinks by Erwin Rohrl………….. Melbourne Cup vintage stamp cufflinks by Helen Hadfield………………. Handmade using old Australian postage stamps which should be adorned and appreciated not hidden away in a stamp album. Sprockets III cufflinks by Machina…………………… Inspired by a love of cycling with a slight steam punk twist Flinders lane vintage street directory cufflinks by Erwin Rohrl…………….. Hand-crafted finely detailed cufflinks made from vintage street directories, set in sterling silver. Every piece has its own story. Bells Beach coastline cufflinks by Danielle Sweeney……………. Although the cufflinks pictured features the coastline of Bells Beach, Australia each set of cufflinks are engraved with your choice of coastline, from the sunny beaches of Sydney, to the icy shores of the Canadian Arctic, chose your spot and let us know.