I find designing an engagement ring for a dear friend of yours can be much harder than any other custom order. Especially when you know well the bride-to-be and you know she would like something different than a diamond ring. So this is a custom engagement ring my friend asked me to design and to […]
So what if it’ s already September… you may think that some jewellery can only be worn in specific time of the year like these sea orchins necklaces. But what if you try to wear them all day long and all year long!!!! The gold plated sea urchins are handcrafted only and made by silver […]
Categories: Uncategorized • Tags: amethyst, aqua marina, gold-plated, golden chain, jewellery inspired by nature, lapis, lillyspapillon, lillyspapillon jewellery, nature, nature inspiration, nature jewellery, ruby, sea jewel, sea urchin
I am very happy to announce that for some time now I have been working with the Art Shop of the Museum of Greek Folk Art in Athens. A beautiful store in central Athens, in the area of Monastiraki, that sells unique items, from jewellery to pottery, paintings and all kind of arty stuff in […]
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Time flies… and sometimes we get caught up in everyday stuff that we need to finish off and we totally forget what we love the most… It took me ages to write back on the blog something that I really enjoy doing! So with the start of the new school year I decided to write […]
Categories: My Jewellery • Tags: branch line, branch necklace, butterfly necklace, gold-plated, jewel made in greece, lillyspapillon, marilou prokopiou, nature jewellery, pointillism, silver, statement necklace, statement piece of jewellery, theocharakis foundation
So many months since I last posted anything on the blog but the same time so many things that happened. New collaborations, new works, new friends, new jewellery, new ideas. Here are just some of the highlights of the work and a tiny little glimpse of the jewellery exhibition “A Jewel Made in Greece” that […]
I usually dont post stuff very often, mainly because I dont get enough time to do everything, but I just finished three new long necklaces with howlite and wanted to share. Different shapes, different colours, different sizes and already in stores… How exciting!!!! More photos to follow very soon!!!
For some time I have been playing with the idea of using semi-precious stones on different pieces. Bold statement necklace combining with big sized butterflies. Jade, onyx, amber, coral, amethyst, pink quartz, aqua marina…and more to come!! Here is just a pick…
Categories: My Jewellery, Uncategorized • Tags: amber, amethyst, aqua marina, be bold, be colourful, coral, dont be afraid of the colour, Jade, lillyspapillon, make statement, necklace, onyx, pink quartz
It has been a while now, since the last time I posted anything about my jewellery and people already have been wondering about Lilly’s Papillon. I usually try not to post anything that has to do with my personal life on any kind of the social media but during the last couple of months has […]
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Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth are the incredible duo behind the Tugboat Printshop. A two person team who are specialising in fine woodcut art print editions. To make the woodcut prints they carve the drawings in low relief on blocks of 3/4″ birch plywood. Blocks then are rolled up with ink and printed onto archival […]
Early this morning I came across a site that celebrates remarkable women who have changed the way we see the world. The site is a collaboration of illustrator Lisa Congdon and writer Maria Popova. Here are just few of the beautiful quotes… Do check it out here.
Categories: Uncategorized • Tags: Amelia Earhart, Eleanor Roosvelt, illustration, Jane Goodall, Julia Child, Lisa Congdon, Lynda Barry, Maria Popova, Odetta, quotes, Simone De Beauvoir, Susan Sontag, wise quotes, Women that change the way we see things
After a long, nice and very relaxing break back in business and back at work! A month ago I took part in a jewellery exhibition about Byzantium and this is the piece I created. It is a gold plated collar / chocker made of bronze with amethysts, a row of pearls on the shoulder line […]
Something is hiding among the leaves… This is the new addition to the family! A bronze golden plated stagbeetle (8.5.x2.5 cm) holding a semi precious stone! This statement piece of jewellery can be worn as a necklace or as a brooch… and either way is very impressive! […]
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For the second year in a row, I am very happy to say that only few selected butterflies are exhibited at KANOYLA, a small restaurant in Thessaloniki. 6 beautiful frames for the wall are now decorating the walls of KANOYLA.
I am very happy to say that for a second year in a row, the butterflies have now a more permanent home at COP COPINE GREECE, at Proxenou Koromila 33, in Thessaloniki. Mostly small but very colourful necklaces with bronze chain and small zirgon at the centre of the butterlfy’s body. Here are just some […]
I usually post stuff on Sunday, but I just couldn’t wait till then!!! Too excited to wait! Some great news that I would like to share, a new collaboration has started with souk., a very cool clothing store in the centre of Thessaloniki! souk. not only stocks handmade clothes, but also cool jewellery and fantastic […]