Caroline Temple studied Jewellery and Silversmithing at Edinburgh College of Art and has worked for over 12 years creating beautiful one-off comissions as well as wearable, yet exciting everyday pieces. Every piece is hand-made in solid silver and gold, gem stones and genuine hand-fired glass enamel.
There are very few artists using the complex technique of hand-fired vitreous enamelling in which the coloured glass powders are applied to silver. The metal has to withstand up to 900 degrees centigrade so high quality Britannia Silver must be used. The result is uniquely beautiful - a translucent and gem-like colour shimmers on the surface of the silver. The colour never fades or changes and it has a permanence and a preciousness which make gem stones a natural partner - adding another dimension of colour and celebrating the beauty of nature.
"I love to think that I'm creating the heirlooms of the future - which is why I make sure that every piece is made using traditional silversmithing skills to ensure it will last for generations."
- Caroline Temple.