Author Archives: Helen Burrell

About Helen Burrell

I am now a Jewellery Designer based in Loughborough and Melbourne Derbyshire, I started my career in jewellery design after doing a year's foundation course at Cheltenham college of Art. Following on from there I completed a three year degree course in 3 dimensional design at Loughborough college of Art and Design and specialised in jewellery making. Since then , I have run my own business,'Helen Burrell~Fine jewellery',- and have managed two shops. I have worked as a jewellery tutor, a healer and a bereavement counsellor and worked with children and young adults in the education system. I have now been established as a Designer and Goldsmith for over 30 years and I am developing ranges of jewellery as well as continuing my bespoke services.

A matching set of rose gold engagement and wedding rings

This is a matching set of rose gold engagement and wedding rings and is set with a 4mm princess cut diamond in each, – I am happy to take your orders for joint wedding sets similar to these or for other designs.

This engagement ring is called the ‘Simple’ ring and is one of my ranges, it can be set with your choice of stone, and would look wonderful with a sapphire , a ruby a tsavorite or tourmaline etc.

I can get you a choice of stones to view if you wish once we have got back to some sort of normality after the pandemic.  In the meantime I may be able send you photographic examples for you to get an idea of the colours available.

please feel free to call me on 07913 575 490

 

A matching set of rose gold  engagement and wedding rings

 

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silver starfish bracelet by helen burrell

This  silver starfish bracelet was a piece commissioned for a Christmas Present, the starfish was cast, and the silver link bracelet made up with all sorts of glass coloured beads and a shell.

Pendants and necklaces could be made up in different styles too using these pretty beads and additional hand made pieces. Please feel free to enquire.  07913 575 490

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starfish bracelet by helen Burrell

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Update

NOTICE :-for the time being, due to the ongoing situation with the virus ,
I am just letting you all know that I shall still be working from home
after the 4th of January 2021 , and will only re open the shop once I feel it is safe to do so.

Please feel free to contact me if you would like something special made,
or any repairs or restorations done.

I am happy to take on your commissions.

If you have been thinking of
having a special piece made, or an engagement ring
or any other item designed
you can contact me via email or phone, and when they are completed
I can post them back to you via special delivery, which is fully insured.

In the meantime I wish you all
the best possible Christmas and hope for a much better
New year for us all.
Helen 🙂

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double pear rings by helen burrell

For Sale  £425.00 Each ring

£850 the pair.

The double pear rings by helen burrell

These two rings inter-link to make 6 different designs!

I have used the complimentary colours in choosing the special stones for this ring to enhance the appeal of the design , but it can equally be any choice of stones, such as a pear shaped diamonds, or rubies for a wedding anniversary for instance.

These particular two rings are created in rose gold, and are set with a stunningly brightly  coloured pink sapphire, a rich green tsavourite, a very pretty citrine, and a beautiful tanzanite. Its made a very special ring when worn together.

A wonderful Christmas present!

Helen 🙂 call me on 07913 575 490

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single double pear ring , buy two and have fun making new stacking shapes.

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double pear rings by helen burrell

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The three bead ring by helen burrell

For Sale :- £850.00  9 carat gold  ring by helen burrell set with a beautiful green tourmaline, and two gorgeous pink sapphires.

The three bead ring by helen burrell

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The three bead ring by helen burrell

This is one of my latest rings, which would make a lovely Christmas Birthday or Anniversary gift.
‘The three bead ring’, depicts intertwining leaves and berries .
Created in 9 carat gold, and set with a beautiful green tourmaline and two gorgeous bright pink sapphires .

The stones are particularly good in this ring and I have used complimentary colours to enhance the design

 

There is only this one in stock at present@ £850.00, in gold, but I also have a Silver version due to be set with a green tourmaline and two pink tourmalines, which will be priced at around £295.00.
-please feel free to enquire…

Other versions can be ordered in platinum , white gold or 18 carat gold if required, and set with your choice of stones, (prices on application) because the cost of metal varies considerably, and the quality of different stones can be very different.

This means you can choose the materials its created in to suit your budget, and the quality of stones you want to have set in it.

The ring size is i and a half, so it’s suitable to be worn as a small finger ring, or on a second finger depending on  hand size.

Small alterations are possible for re-sizing for this design.

Please feel free to call me for further information  07913575490

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silver blackberry ring-created by helen burrell

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The blackberry ring

 

This silver blackberry ring depicts a walk down a country lane, with blackberries entwined in bramble leaves and with diamonds set in it to represent water droplets shining in the sun. 

 

This ring can be created in any carat of gold or in platinum too, and would make a beautiful engagement or dress ring.

Prices vary with the choice of metal and stones.

This one is silver and has three G/vs quality diamonds set in it and is a size T @ £475.00

I have and alternative version of this silver blackberry ring  which is set with rhodolite faceted garnet stones, which are the colour of blackberries.

This ring is £295.00, so you can see the variety of prices will be reflected as a result of your choice of stones.

I also have a range of Sea and Garden themed rings for you to see on my sister website   https://www.creative-jewellery.com/Garden-Collection

with further  ranges of different ‘theme inspired’ rings for sale .

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 When I re-open the shop, which will be posted on this site, please feel free to come and discuss your requirements, I will be observing social distancing and only allowing one client in at a time for your safety and mine.

I can also talk to you outside the building if you prefer.

Helen 🙂

 

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The Sea Range

The Sea Range , 

I have a number of ring designs for sale that are based around my love of the sea and are inspired by many family holiday trips to St Ives in Cornwall .

I often get inspiration for my ring ideas from walking along one of the best beaches, which is just around the headland from Carbis bay – at Lelant Beach.

This is the beautiful beach that you can see from the train as you come into St Ives, and it’s one of my favourite train rides.

waves on Lelant beach photo by helen burrell

waves on Lelant beach, photo by helen burrell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Sea Range

Starfish on the beach ring by helen burrell

Starfish on the beach ring-by helen burrell

This ring is called ‘starfish on the beach’   this one is set in Silver with a lovely blue topaz to represent the sea. £225.00

Just imagine it could also have a sapphire or a diamond set in it .(price on application for these….. as it depends on the quality of your chosen stone).

 

 

18ct yellow gold – ebb and flow ring

This ring is called the ‘ebb and flow’ ring  and is set with a beautiful G/VS quality diamond  and represents bubbles around a rock pool .

-as with all of these designs I can also create it in silver for example, or 9ct white or yellow gold, 18ct white gold or platinum, please feel free to enquire – 01509 239348

I have a 9ct yellow gold version of this design in stock at £450.00

18ct gold ebb and flow ring by helen burrell

18ct gold yellow gold ebb and flow ring by helen burrell

 

 

 

 

 

 

18ct gold incoming tide ring .

This ring was inspired by me standing on a rock with the sea swirling around my feet .

This ring was set with a beautiful ruby and three G/VS diamonds for a

ruby wedding anniversary.

Available in any precious metal.  Estimates are based on your choices of metal and stones.

This design looks very good with a sapphire set in it to represent the Sea and diamonds for the sparkle on the water.

Other examples of stones that look very special would be a sea green tourmaline and diamonds, or a topaz with diamonds …

further designs can be seen on my sister website

https://www.creative-jewellery.com/Sea-Collection

18ct gold incoming tide ring by helen burrell

18ct gold incoming tide ring by helen burrell

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9ct gold simple ring with sea green tourmaline

9ct gold simple ring with sea green tourmaline

This is one of my abstract ring range, called ‘The Simple Ring’ , and is particularly beautiful with the sea green tourmaline set in it , this one is available @750.00  and could make the perfect engagement ring for someone who loves colour and simplicity of design.

I have a silver version too set with a topaz which is £150.00 , please feel free to enquire.

01509 239348.

https://www.creative-jewellery.com/Abstract

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9ct gold simple ring with sea green tourmaline

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fitted diamond ring

This was a commissioned piece for some clients who wanted a fitted ring making to go alongside an existing shaped eternity ring.

We discussed their requirements and I liaised with my CAD team to create this lovely platinum and diamond ring .  The rings shoulders were channel set with some very sparkly G/vs quality diamonds to compliment her central diamond.

My thanks to you both for the commission.:)

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fitted diamond ring

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