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Celtic Boudica Collection by Pa-pa jewellery

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Pa-pa has developed a growing interest in the life of the Celts in Wales. These clans that settled in Wales from about 600BC farmed the land and sea over hundreds of years until the Roman conquest.They lived in iron ages forts and had well developed metalsmithing skills creating amazing surface patterns on swords, daggers, helmets, standing stones and jewellery.

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Gower silversmith jewellery showcase

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Showcasing silver and gold designs handcrafted individually at a workshop next to the sea on Gower, South Wales by local silversmith Phillippa of Pa-pa Jewellery . Inspired by the long stretches of sandy beaches, dramatic clifftops and memorable landscapes of Wales. ' My unique jewellery designs in silver and gold are inspired by my study of marine life, the colours and shapes of the rocks; discarded shells and other life forms created by the ocean's movements have always been a great fascination for me. A lover of the sea, I spend much of my time surfing or diving the rocky...

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Worm's Head landscape with horse

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Worm's Head landscape in solid silver is still a source of inspiration for the Gower designer maker today.

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Worm's Head Gower landscape necklace by Gower silversmith Pa-pa

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Pa-pa was asked to create a landscape portreying the iconic Worm's Head, Gower with a couple walking along the beach in the foreground. Silver cockles were added along with baby starfish and swirling water currects and waves. Three pastel coloured stones were chosen to suit the wearer, aquamarine, blue sapphire and pink quartz. Customers are welcome to personalise a piece by requesting a bespoke jewellery design service at Pa-pa. 

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Bespoke commission beach style necklace

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Palm tree and sitting lady with hibiscus flowers and natural turquoise stone set. I was asked to design and make a unique design for a special birthday. After being sent my customers favourite photo of his wife sitting on a beach looking out to sea in Figi, I sketched a few quick designs and we chose one with palms,hibiscus flowers and turquoise stone. Keeping fondest memories alive with treasures that are everlasting at Pa-pa jewellery, Parkmill, Gower. 

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