Dinosaur Designs Fashion for Women
Dinosaur Designs founders Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy are continually inspired by art and nature, which is why their pieces look so sculptural. This handmade 'Pebble' necklace is strung with a gold-tone stone suspended from slim wiring. It falls low on the décolletage, so be sure to show it off with plunging necklines and unbuttoned shirts.
After meeting at art school, husband and wife Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy combined their love of craft to create Dinosaur Designs. Inspired by the movement and colors of the sea, this set of two bangles is cut from teal, turquoise and green resin in decorative swirling motions - the natural manufacturing process makes each piece truly unique. Stack the smaller style above the large one.
Husband and wife duo Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy founded Dinosaur Designs over 30 years ago - they were both art students who wanted to create jewelry people would love. These earrings are handmade from polished gold-plated brass that's shaped into a graduated hoop. They are incredibly light making them perfect for all-day wear. -- Butterfly fastening for pierced ears
Oversized earrings are a continuing trend for fall and we love the artistic, sculptural feel of Dinosaur Designs' versions. This gleaming gold-tone pair is handcrafted into discs that curve away from your ear for a graphic finish. Keep your hair loose to balance the exaggerated proportions.
Reinvented hoops are such a big jewelry trend this season, and Dinosaur Designs is the perfect brand to turn to for cool, modern versions. Shaped almost like a teardrop, these earrings are made from lightweight sterling silver wire that is strung with a glowing freshwater pearl and disc. Pull your hair back into a low ponytail to keep them in focus.
Dinosaur Designs' 'Mineral' earrings are handmade from gleaming gold-plated brass and cast in a hoop silhouette suspended from an oversized stud. If you're a fan of the organic shape, try matching them with this necklace.
Dinosaur Designs is followed by over 59k people on Instagram - it's understandable since each piece of jewelry looks like a miniature work of art. Designed by Louise Olsen, these 'Liquid Chain' earrings are made from gold-plated brass. They feel pleasingly lightweight when on.
Working with resin is like working with paint and that's where Steve and I both started, as students working in our studio at art school, says Dinosaur Designs co-founder Louise Olsen. These earrings are handmade from swirls of purple and pink resin shaped into curved oversized disks. No two pairs are exactly the same, because they are worked on by many different artisans during the production process.
The resin beads of Dinosaur Designs' earrings are entirely hand-sculpted to create a dappled tortoiseshell finish. They're strung with smooth gold-tone bars and feel comfortably lightweight despite the statement size. Tie your hair back into a low bun to show them off.
Dinosaur Designs' hoop earrings are sculpted by hand from resin - the tortoiseshell finish is totally unique due to the brand's signature color-mixing technique. Sweep your hair into a relaxed bun to keep them in focus. -- Bell-back fastening for pierced ears
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Dinosaur Designs' 'Wishbone' bangles are the best-selling style of the brand, and they created this trio just for us. Handmade from resin, two pieces from this vibrant set are marbled to make each one truly unique. Split them up between your wrists or wear them stacked together.
Like works of art, Dinosaur Designs' jewelry is made entirely by hand and has small variations that are unique to each piece. These earrings are cast from gold-tone brass and strung with vibrant orange resin drops - rich color is one of the Australian brand's trademarks. Wear yours with swept-back hair.
Dinosaur Designs' use of color and sculptural forms can be traced back to founders Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy's background as art students. This lariat-style necklace is strung from a gold-filled chain tipped with a polished gold-tone pebble and red resin one that's suspended from slim wiring. Wear yours against plunging necklines.
Each Dinosaur Designs piece is crafted entirely by hand and worked on by several artisans, each of whom give it a unique detail. These 'River Rock' earrings are made up of four resin stones that resemble pebbles. They fall almost to the shoulder.
Dinosaur Designs founders Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy consider their studio an extension of their home as it's such a happy and personal environment. These handmade 'River Stone' earrings have raspberry resin drops that feature unique, organic swirling patterns. The gold-filled bell-back fastenings are comfortable if you have sensitive ears.
Our creativity is still informed by our love of art, with curiosity and imagination at its core, explain Dinosaur Designs founders Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy - the duo met while studying the subject at school. These handmade drop earrings are strung with jade resin beads and gold-tone stones. Showcase yours with swept-back hair.
Dinosaur Designs founders Stephen Ormandy and Louise Olsen met in art school and bonded over a love of working with paint and color. These 'River Stone' earrings are handmade from blood-orange resin that's mixed to feature unique swirls and tonal variations. The gold-filled fastenings feel comfortable for long periods of wear.
When it comes to earrings this season, the bigger the better, and bonus points if they are vibrant. Dinosaur Designs' pair features handmade resin beads in turmeric, raspberry and blood orange hues. They're hinged together by gold-filled wiring.
Founders and former art students Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy love to take various shades of resin and mix them together at their Dinosaur Designs studio, referring to the process as a recipe. This set comprises three of the brand's best-selling 'Wishbone' bangles that are handmade and beautifully marbled. The warm raspberry, turmeric and blood-orange hues are designed to complement one another, but also look good worn alone.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. One look at Dinosaur Designs' earrings and you can tell they're the work of artisans. Intricately made by hand at Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy's studio, this pair is strung with freshwater pearls, offset with ivory resin and silver-plated beads. Styling this season is all about playing with proportions, so sweep your hair into a low bun or ponytail to balance the oversized shape.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Dinosaur Designs' gold-tone hoop earrings are centered with two disc charms that appear as though they are floating weightlessly. The resin beads are hand-sculpted to recreate the marbling of natural stones. Match the red, fuchsia and orange hues to your top.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. There's so much care and detail that goes into each of Dinosaur Designs' pieces - it takes around six months just to conceptualize and sketch out the collections before production even begins. Handmade so each pair is completely unique, these earrings have colorful resin drops that dangle from a delicate gold-tone chain. We love how the long length looks with shoulder-baring necklines.
Nature and the beach serve as inspiration for Dinosaur Designs - co-founder Stephen Ormandy surfs every day, so the sea in particular has a major influence on his collections. These gold-tone earrings are handmade using a unique mixture of colored resin, making each pair one-of-a-kind.
Co-founders Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy utilize their backgrounds in fine arts to create Dinosaur Designs' unique swirled resin jewelry - they refer to it as mixing paint. These hoop earrings are handmade from lightweight silver and strung with a trio of marbled beads. Knot your hair at the nape of the neck to show them off.
Dinosaur Designs' 'Rainforest' collection plays on a combination of delicacy, boldness and strength. Inspired by the lush greens of the tropics, this 'Pebble 2' chain necklace is strung with a gold-filled wire and tipped with a polished stone and resin bead. We'll be wearing ours with plunging necklines.
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