Nanshe Studio Gallery Shop
has opened a
Studio . Gallery . Shop at 148b Beaumont Street
Hamilton featuring her unique and wonerfully ecclectic
Jewellery and unusual sculptures. Every six weeks Barbara will
also feature a painter in the gallery and showcase other hunter artists
in the shop.
Barbara is an environmentalist, with a love for animals and plants of
the world and her current collection for sale in the gallery reflects
There is also a hint of wicker, Indian and Middle Eastern influence
in Barbara’s style and designs.
“Earth is an incredible source of life, creation and inspiration! Animals, stones,
seeds and plants all rely on earth for their existence. I rely on it for
inspiration and connectedness”. says Barbara
Barbara enjoys carving designs in wax to reproduce them as jewellery in silver
or recycled Gold. Her fabricated designs rely on sourcing 100% recycled
sterling silver and she will often include stones she has cut herself.
Much of the rough material has been found in
Barbara’s travels around Australia or else where in
the world. Barbara’s jewellery is not mass
produced, after creating the master, limited editions
will follow but each will have a different point of
Drawing and painting, collage and assemblage are
also a large part of Barbara’s portfolio. She produces
cards from her original drawings and reproduced
images. Her assemblages are currently a juxtoposition of found and loved objects.
If you have a loved object you wish to enshrine for safe keeping
please visit Barbara at the gallery from Wednesday to Friday 9 -5,
Saturdays 9-2 and bring your treasure.
Look out for Barbara’s new web site coming soon at