About Ellen

Ellen Monaghan designs and makes jewellery inspired by architecture, interiors and textile pattern.

Each piece is handmade referencing observational drawings of subjects like architectural ironwork, traditional Persian patterns, and dynamic lines within nature.  The end results are created using a sketch-like making process with square wire.

Tumbling chains of unique links are incorporated with precious gemstones to create necklaces that change with each movement of the wearer. Rings create lines that guide the eye around the hand to land on colourful jewels set within the design. Earrings play with the space around the ear and neck to create continuous flowing lines that draw the eye.

Ellen found her passion for jewellery design while living in Norfolk. She moved to London to do her BA in Silversmithing, Jewellery and Allied Crafts at The Cass, London Metropolitan University, graduating in 2006. In 2007 she set up her own business and continues to design and make from her London studio. Her work can be seen in a growing number of stockists around the country as well as at carefully selected shows where you can meet directly with the maker.

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You can contact Ellen to make an appointment to view the collections or discuss bespoke work, please email ellen@ellenmonaghan.net.