interview: erin.k jewellery + giveaway

Local Melbourne designer Erin Kilty shares with us her love for technique, diversity and beauty through eclectic jewellery label erin.k.

Experimenting with new ideas and looking for ways to incorporate sustainable design into her work, Erin has just released her latest range of upcycled laminex jewellery…


To celebrate the launch of her new range, Erin has given us this super cute upcycled laminex owl necklace to give away to one of our lucky readers.

Just leaveΒ  a comment here to be in the draw.

Good luck!

Jen x

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56 responses to “interview: erin.k jewellery + giveaway

  1. so cute thats something to hoot about would love to wear it

  2. great interview..
    and an owl for a nightowl…. seems too perfect!
    it’s simply the cutest.

  3. I love the combination of the different materials. Cute, but also very cool!!

  4. Love the necklace very funky

  5. love this.
    am loving blue caravan too… thank you

  6. Very cool wise owl!

  7. What a wonderful interview, I really enjoyed reading that and discovering a new artist! Such a beautiful necklace!

  8. please pick me!! I only discovered blue caravan yesterday and I love it!
    πŸ˜€

  9. very cute erin.K, your work is beautiful. This pendant reminds me of the little fella that sits outside my window at night, hoot hoot,xh

  10. twit-twoo, I’d love to wear youuuuu!

    So much beautiful stuff! xxxx

  11. this piece is so amazingly beautiful. I would love to add this great piece to my collection of unique looking necklaces – a little owl..just lovely!

  12. Simply stunning!!

    xo Steph

  13. H-owl cute!

  14. What a beautiful necklace!

  15. As a teacher myself, I loved reading that Erin’s textiles teacher was a great influence!

  16. Beautiful

    Funky

    Complete ‘me’

    Love to add to my owl collection : )

  17. So young and fresh,simple yet elegant.Totally organic in nature this piece definitely portrays the essence of Blue Caravan ethics

  18. Uber cool & love owls! Reminds me of being a little girl πŸ˜‰

  19. I LOVE this piece! What a great, creative way to repurpose laminex samples. When I read your interview I realised who you are because I had previously admired your groovy clouds and put them on my wish list πŸ™‚ Definitely an artist I will continue to watch! Thanks πŸ™‚

  20. Great interview – and what a fabulous piece of jewellery!

  21. What talent Erin has to create such a beautiful, timeless piece!! I very much enjoyed reading the interview. It’s fabulous to see this lovely website supporting local artists, not to mention sustainable and ethical products. Kudos to all the contributors!!

  22. I am constantly inspired by the talent we have in our own backyard. Buying local, upcycling and supporting small business is such an Aussie thing to do. Well-done Erin!! The owl is my animal guide at the moment so I would love to add this piece to my collection πŸ™‚

  23. Two babies in three years has turned me into something of a night owl, what a gorgeous piece! Very inspring!

  24. i like the subtlety of this piece – very chic πŸ™‚

  25. And inspiring! (And I’m sure Owl’s like the spring and can you tell that sleep deprivation really does exist!!)

  26. I lived in the city of Athens where the owl is the symbol of life there, it would remind me of those days but also I would see it as a timeless piece of wearable Art and become bound me to it

  27. I love owls…i have them all over the place, including 2 real one’s in my garden that visit me often…

    Good luck to me.

  28. Love it, Love it! So clever! Gorgeous owl, so simple and elegant. I love that Erin has found a use for those laminex samples. I still have a drawer full from when we were building our house, I didn’t want to throw them out as I thought one day I can do something with those, but they are just gathering dust, I can send them to you Erin!

  29. Love it!

  30. Sensitive to the environment, gorgeous for the wearer!! Brilliant!!

  31. Love your work, always interested in supporting local talent, gorgeous owl just love it….!!!

  32. Awe … Wait for it …. Some

  33. I just discovered your blog and love it! And I loooove erin.k designs, so original! My 3.5 yo daughter and me are really into nature things, like acorns, mushrooms, leaves, moon, birds and owls! I absolutely love erin.k’s leaf print earrings, I really want a pair! :0)

  34. Absolutely gorgeous, such a wise old owl.

    Bev

  35. A cool, wise, young owl would be perfect for my Mum..

  36. Hoot, hoot! Cutest owl I’ve seen πŸ™‚

  37. I have loved and collected owls since being Brown Owl in my daughters’ Brownie troup. This is such a stylish modern design and I congratulate you.

  38. This would be a great present for my wife’s birthday this week…. the owl design is her favourite motif!

  39. wow- now thats snazzy- love that owl–hoo hoo
    anashct [at] yahoo [dot] com

  40. I adore owls and this one is just georgous. Great gift for Mother’s Day.

  41. I hope these are called ‘bird tags’

  42. People are very clever with all their owl-related talk, aren’t they?
    And Francesca from Athens!
    Whod’a thunk it?!
    isn’t the internet amazing, eh?
    Good work bluecaravan, me thinks you are gaining quite a following – and rightly so!

  43. so simple but so stunning can’t wait to see more

  44. love it! great to see something so different

  45. I love jewellers – and any craftsperson really – that creates with a love for the environment! By using sustainable materials and practices, and in her designs, erin.k clearly does. And I LOVE these designs!

  46. Very ..zen and simple love it πŸ˜‰

  47. Gf would love this…she likes OWL

  48. Awesome giveaway πŸ˜‰

  49. Simple style accessories , just the way i like it .

  50. I love it so much. So original. PICK ME!

  51. I’ve got a huge owl collection. I can barely get into my room anymore. This is so small and so precious it wouldn’t stop my bedroom door from opening…

  52. I would love to surprise my 12 yr old daughter with this beautiful piece – she collects owls AND is beginning to design her own jewellery out of recycled old pieces, not to mention she has a weird attraction to colour samples like laminex and paint cards – it would also be great inspiration!

  53. A sublime Hommage to that poor little owl that that brainless footballer kicked to death… toowit-toowoo!

  54. Stephanie #12 – it’s yoooooo.
    The little robots at random.org are looking at you. Congratulations on winning erin.k’s divine little owl necklace.
    Jen x

  55. “A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren’t we like that wise old bird?” – Edward Hersey Richards
    Charming necklace – it would be a wonderful addition to any jewellery collection.

  56. The owl is a symbol of remembrance for my 3 year old grandson who died of cancer. I would be proud to wear this beautiful piece in his honour

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