Raw and planetary the Lava Vases are like orbs in
In rock pools and coral reefs, soft anemones hold onto rocks as the tides rise and fall; opening, closing, moving with the water.
Like ancient leather, the Poche vases have swollen and cracked during the sculpting. With gentle curves and the marks of movement and age, these chic vessels adorn quietly.
The banana flower is encased with wonderful thick leaves that curl and roll as they dry.
An African Violet was the inspiration for this bronze sculptural form of sensual curves and falling lobes.
A group of five cast candleholders inspired by the shapes and contours of the thatched roofs.
A set of three vases built of layered straw and cast in brass.
A sunburst of straw fans out in gorgeous gold cast brass creating a sculptural and functional vessel.
A long tray made from straw and then cast in brass to make irregular sculptural edges and handles.
Gently uneven and textured edges in cast brass delicately reflect the mottled texture of the wonderful Brazilian Lacewood base.
Round rings of grained ivory parchment are wrapped around a voluptuous form that is finished and lined with solid polished brass.
Inspired by the forms of cars of the 1930's, an elegant tray is made from natural parchment stretched over a curving form and supported by solid brass.
Three candleholders made with exquisite rock crystal, rich with inclusions and raised on bulbed bronze feet.
A mighty chunk of rock crystal has been carved by hand to create an ice bucket seemingly made from solid ice.
Wine glasses carved from solid rock crystal to create undulating luxurious drinking vessels.
A group of warm bowls inspired by Alexander’s early years in Kenya where the family home was always full of baskets and woven boxes.
Boxes inspired by the flat-topped pyramid form of the Mayan temples Alexander saw aged 16 on a wonderful trip to Mexico.
Mantle – the seabed, caught and dappled by the sun in the shallows.
A group of vessels that play on a sculptural idea of 'bondage' whereby knots and overlaps create a pattern and hold things down.
Umbra Vases evoke the dark side of the moon; the shadow side where our darker energies lie.
A pair of bowls that represent the beautiful curves and forms of natural shales.
Vases that were inspired by geology - depicting the layers and folds and crust of the earth in their texture.
Cast bronze boxes that are both sculpture and functional object.
A set of boxes combining fine woodwork and metal casting skills.
Important trays with flowing coral-inspired cast bronze sides.
The structure of this exquisite group of bowls is made from woven rattan.
A Libation is the ritual act of pouring a liquid as an offering.
Sculptural objects that contain and emit light.
Hand-carved from solid wood into the shape of a clam shell,
Rock crystal jars, rich with inclusions and thick clarity, are ground inside and out
The tendrils and petals of the orchid inspired this bronze Aphyllum vase.
Standing on a sensual curving foot, this bird-like orchid vessel contains a dark inner chamber
A dark orchid vessel with wing-like petals and tail-like sepal stands as if about to fly.
Distressed shagreen contrasts two natural tones of soft chocolate and ivory.
A powerful cast bronze vessel with dark patina and gold interior.
An important box in antique ivory and gilded handle edges. Interior of pure sienna lacquer and parchment tray.
An important box in lacquered shagreen and gilded handle edges. Interior of white crackle and parchment tray.
Inspired by an antique Japanese ikebana vessel, the twisted wood softens in bronze
A bronze vessel inspired by strongly woven bamboo
The surface texture of these bronze vessels is rough and ancient.
The subtle, veined and light texture of natural leaves forms this delicate piece
I wanted these bud vases to lean over, almost fall, and talk to each other and be both sharp and soft
Overlapping fronds of bronze create a vessel lined with pure gold leaf
Deeply beaded texture, organic form, patinated bronze
Voluptuous organic form inspired by the curves of Japanese hibachi and vegetables
Bronze spheres lined with pure gold create a vessel that seems to emit its own light.
The facets of this vessel were slowly ground smooth with the same technique used in jade polishing