Pop up Gallery opening soon

I’ve teamed up with Sandi Faulkner to host a pop-up gallery this year. Doors open Friday 23rd November in Red Hill Victoria. Please subscribe for further updates.

 

What can you expect to see at my Open Studio on 14, 15 & 21, 22 November 2015?

 

I’m hosting another Open Studio over the next two weekends and you’re all welcome to visit. It’s a great opportunity to enjoy my stunning contemporary jewellery in the beautiful surrounds of my McCrae studio and garden. You may choose to witness the fiery cuttlefish casting demonstrations that will be occurring on the weekends, or do some early Christmas shopping. I’m opening my studio as part of the Peninsula Studio Trail open studio weekends.

Please feel welcome to drop in and see my recent contemporary rings and pendants that I am preparing for my next solo show, opening at Antipodes Bookshop Gallery in Sorrento on the 2 January 2016; and not forgetting my colourful lamp worked glass bead jewellery.

I will be demonstrating cuttlefish casting on Sunday afternoons, if you’re interested in attending a demonstration please send me an email and I’ll let you know what times are available.

For a map of the 19 artists participating in this years open studios please click here to download your copy, or visit http://peninsulastudiotrail.org for more information.

I look forward to welcoming you at my studio.

Point Nepean Market 18 January 2015

Enjoy Sunday exploring the Point Nepean Market and a stroll through the beautiful National Park.  You will find me at site 53. If you can’t make it you are always welcome at my studio by appointment.

I have over 90 pairs of my stunning handmade glass bead earrings to choose from, and a large selection of silver rings and pendants. All my beads are kiln annealed to reduce the risk of breakage.

I offer PayPal payments and Credit card processing to make sure you wont miss out.

The market is open from 9am – 2pm for more details click anywhere on this line, or visit www.craftmarkets.com.au .

On the eighth day of Christmas

On the eighth day of christmas my true love sent to me eight electric blue earrings, seven cuttlefish, six silver pendants, five silver rings, four cascading jewels, three work benches, two topaz earrings and Katrina Newman’s jewellery.

 

Open Studio

 

Yes, they’re silver filings on my studio bench, the result of hard work and time cutting back the rough exterior of several sterling silver cuttlefish casts. I’ve been busy preparing for my next Open Studio on the 4th & 5th October from 10am – 5pm. I’m opening my studio together with the Mornington Peninsula Studio Trail, a group of artists that open their studios to the public each year.

Please feel welcome to visit my studio in McCrae where you will see many of my beautiful pendants, necklaces, rings and earrings.  Over the weekend you can learn about the processes I use to make my stunning and distinctive works of art and see demonstrations of different techniques including cuttlefish casting on the Sunday afternoon.

For more information on the trail visit http://peninsulastudiotrail.org, or contact me directly via my contact form.

Sale Sale Sale

I’m having an end of Financial Year Sale!!

All my sterling silver earrings have been marked down to $35* until 6pm AEST 30 June 2014.  My rolled gold ear-rings are reduced to $40.*  

*Plus GST if applicable (GST is applicable for Australian sales only).

If you’re making your purchase from my online shop at ETSY please contact me before finalising your order to make sure you pay the correct price.

I have over 70 pairs of earrings in my McCrae studio gallery, many of which are not featured on Etsy, so if you’d like to come and see them all please call me on 0413 304 013 or contact me via my Contact form.

You’ll find my studio gallery in McCrae, tucked into the hillside of Arthur’s Seat with stunning views across Port Phillip Bay. My studio is always open by appointment so if you’re visiting the Mornington Peninsula  or wish to make a special trip please contact me to view my jewellery for sale on Etsy and much more.

A selection of earrings on sale © Katrina Newman
A selection of earrings on sale © Katrina Newman

 

 

 

 

Open Studio Invitation

A selection of earrings for sale at my  open studio © Katrina Newman
A selection of earrings for sale at my open studio © K Newman

Good news!

On the 1st & 2nd March 2014 I’ll be hosting my first Open Studio for the year with Peninsula Studio Trail.  My studio will be open to the public from 10am to 5pm on both days.

The earrings above were made using a several different colours of hot glass, the process is called lamp working.  In my studio you’ll be able to see the different colours that make up these beautiful beads and learn about the time and work that goes into making the very stylish jewellery I produce.

I’ll be performing several special technique demonstrations over the weekend including some cuttlefish casting.  If you don’t want to miss out on the action drop me a line for further details or call me on 0413 304 013.

Further information about the other artists participating in the Open weekend please visit the Peninsula Studio Trails website  by clicking here.

Portsea Market in Pt Nepean National Park

Despite the heat wave that is blasting Melbourne, rest assured a glorious market day of 25 degrees can be had this weekend at the Portsea Market, Point Nepean National Park. You will find me at site 52 with a beautiful sea view (just like my studio).

Today I’ve been busy etching and cleaning beads to arrange into a few more earrings and pendants to tempt you on Sunday.

I am also pleased to announce that I can offer PayPal payments and Credit card processing to make sure you don’t miss out, though I always prefer cash.

The market is open from 10am – 3pm Sunday 19th January for more details click anywhere on this line, or visit www.craftmarkets.com.au .

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Reeming the inside of a bead to remove the bead release © K Newman

If you can’t make it you are always welcome to contact me to arrange an appointment to visit my studio.

See you Sunday!

Last minute Christmas gifts you’ll love

It’s almost Christmas, and you still haven’t found that special gift for your friend or loved one, you’re not alone.  No need to panic, I have a selection of beautiful handmade glass bead earrings, pendants and necklaces combined with gold or silver findings for you to choose from.

My studio gallery will be open this Sunday 22 December from 11am – 4pm.  Please feel welcome to come and browse at your leisure.

You’ll find my studio gallery at 69 Cinerama Crescent McCrae VIC 3938, on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. Please phone 0413 304 013 or 5981 2131 if you are unavailable on Sunday and would like to make an appointment.

Katrina Newman ‘real jewellery real style’

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Kris Kringle Secret Santa

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