I take great pride in hand crafting each piece individually, exactly to each clients specifications. I completed my training with Swiss master jewellers in Zurich's prestigious main street, and have since had over twenty years experience handcrafting jewellery.

This respect for craftsmanship coupled with an intimate knowledge of materials allows me to create truly unique pieces for my clients.


Platinum

Platinum, like gold, has a long and distinguished history. Its use began in antiquity and it has undergone a resurgence in popularity over the last 200 years. Platinum was held in high esteem during early Egyptian times. Native people in South and Central America worked it as early as 100 B.C. The appeal of platinum […]

Silver

Silver is one of the first metals to be used by humans. It may have been the first metal smelted from ore. The art of silver working dates back to the ancient Byzantine, Phoenician and Egyptian empires, where silver was forged into domestic utensils, jewelry, buttons, weapons, horse trappings, boxes, and other articles. The finish […]

Gold

Gold’s purity is measured in karats. The term “karat” harks back to the ancient bazaars where “carob” beans were used to weigh precious metals. 24 karat is pure gold, but its purity means it is more expensive and less durable than gold that is alloyed with other metals. Different alloys are used in jewelry for […]

Makers Mark

The Makers Mark is always a distinctive device which is the signature of the Maker. As a member of the Gold and Silversmiths Guild of Australia, Origene jewellery carries the assurance of quality, workmanship and integrity. The Guild’s Metal Mark records the purity of the metal used, and can only be used on Gold, Silver […]