Ada Hodgson fuses nature and imagination to create brilliant bespoke jewels
Melbourne-based jeweller Ada Hodgson is a true master of her craft. The qualified gold and silversmith crafts unique pieces that explore both the natural and the unknown, fusing elements of fantasy and romanticism to create unique items that transcend time.
The perfect fusion of classic and contemporary is hard to find, but Ada Hodgson has nailed it with her thoughtful collection of precious jewels. From conception to completion, Ada oversees every piece of jewellery from her studio in Melbourne’s Collingwood. Everything you see on her website is handmade to order, crafted from gold, silver, enamel and precious stones – her materials are also locally and sustainably sourced, using recycled metals where possible and Australian mined and cut gemstones.
Ada Hodgson has dropped two stunning collections so far, with her debut being inspired heavily by an imagined cosmic plane. These ethereal designs utilise silver and enamel to create a space-eye view of these imaginary planets. The patterns evoke imagery of topography viewed by satellite – think arid spans of desert, mazes of rivers and harsh cliff faces. The latest collection zooms in on this idea and takes inspiration from garden aesthetics – overt floral motifs share space with bejewelled cobblestone paths and tangled vines. Though one world is imaginary and the other very real, the two collections perfectly complement each other and are a testament to Ada’s creative craftsmanship.
Want to adorn yourself with some otherworldly goods? You can shop all Ada Hodgson jewels through the brand’s online store.