Beckon Couture · Cog & Compass

Kraken in a Bottle Necklaces

What’s more awesome than a ( tiny ) giant squid monster in a bottle?  Not much I’d say. I uploaded the Kraken in a Bottle necklaces to the boutique today. It always take so much longer than I expect! These creatures of the deep are suspended in time stasis, safely stored in glass bottles and… Continue reading Kraken in a Bottle Necklaces

Beckon Couture

New Designs – Bitchin’ Leather Bows

With Cog & Compass debuting at the Coatesville Market this Sunday, I’ve been preparing some sweet new designs! Prim and proper with a high fashion edge, my new range of leather bows are all cut and assembled by hand. My hand of course; no sweat shop labour here! Adorn yourself with brooches or necklaces. These bows are… Continue reading New Designs – Bitchin’ Leather Bows

Beckon Couture · Cog & Compass

A Sneaky Peek at Victorian Guilt

I’ve been working on a new collection…   Victorian Guilt  Influenced by the symbolism and literature of the Victorian era, memento mori and mysticism, tempered with a delicious dose of rock ‘n’ roll. Three items from this new range are up on the Etsy store and Facebook Page. The rest are staying hidden until I’ve developed… Continue reading A Sneaky Peek at Victorian Guilt

Beckon Couture · Cog & Compass

Wisdom Jewellery and Couture Collars

Hello there! Summer seems to have finally arrived in New Zealand, so I’m making the most of the sunshine and getting on top of our mounting pile of washing! While I wait for the next load to finish I’ll get you up to date on what’s been cooking at Cog & Compass!! I’ve been adding… Continue reading Wisdom Jewellery and Couture Collars

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Busy Busy Busy

Wow, such a busy start to 2012! We’re moving house this weekend ( oh the terror of the impending workroom pack up). The new place is a mess, so thankfully my family jumped in the like painting superheroes and helped make the place look liveable! Two exciting photoshoots coming up in February – one I can… Continue reading Busy Busy Busy