Athene Sholl is a Silver Jewellery designed on the picturesque island of Guernsey. She runs a small studio with her team designing and producing the most exquisite pieces of jewellery you will find anywhere.
She graduated from London Guildhall University’s Sir John Cass with a degree in Silversmithing, Jewellery and Allied Crafts in 1996
Her work is is inspired by the Island and her travels to Morocco and Holland with a passion for colour theory and how it is affected by personal circumstances.
Her philosophy is to use traditional techniques with her own modern twist during on inspiration from the beaches of Guernsey and her travels. She works mainly with Silver and Gold but also uses recycled materials, objects found around the globe. She also loves to create jewellery with colourful semi precious stones combined with bright perspex.
Her headpieces are especially popular for modern weddings.
Athenes injects style and fun into her designs and her enthusiasm for her work is truly infectious and inspiring.
The pieces are sold far and wide, often to the United States and Canada but she also holds regular open studio’s for visitors to the island to come and see her team and work and to demonstrate how a beautiful wedding ring goes from design to creation.
You can also visit her in her studio by making an appointment.
The Potatoe Peel Collection
One of Athene’s most well known collections is the Potatoe Peel Silver jewellery collection.
Originally made for the inaugural Guernsey Literary festival in 2011, Athene has designed and handmade a small collection of these each year since, making them truly limited and unique. Made with kind permission of the co-author Annie Barrows, who has one of the pieces herself.
Athene specialises in Bridal jewellery due to her time at London based milliner Edwina Ibbostson. She created rings, head dresses and gifts for bridesmaids.
Guernsey has many visitors during the summer months from far and wide. Coming in from Cruise ships, sailing across from France and flying over from the UK.
Many of Athene’s customers are from the United States.
Find out more about Athene and her stunning collections.
Visit the website: Athenesholl.com