Oceanhaze jewellery by Vanessa Stephens is inspired by the beach environment. Vanessa is a professionally trained jeweller who works from her studio in Glenelg, South Australia. Her jewellery designs are made of precious metals and each piece is handmade and unique. Coastal experiences are interpreted into jewellery with the designs focusing on form and texture to carry intent.
Vanessa has a Bachelor degree in Visual Art, an Advanced Diploma majoring in Jewellery Design and Manufacture and a Bachelor degree in Arts Education. She began her career in jewellery making working for a Jewellery Designer and Manufacturer and then started her own business. She has sold and and exhibited her work in a number of galleries around Australia including the Jam Factory, Adelaide, and Beaver Galleries, Canberra.