Dinosaur Designs Fashion for Women
Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy fill each Dinosaur Designs collection with kaleidoscopic resin beads - it's their favorite material to use because it can be easily molded and mixed. These earrings are handmade from slim wiring shaped into hoops and embellished with a swirled pebble and polished gold-filled stone. We love them with tops or dresses in bold block colors.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Dinosaur Designs' gold-filled 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.
Dinosaur Designs loves to work with resin - "it has a fluidity that allows us to cross the boundaries of sculpture and painting so we can create pieces we think of as visual poetry, " says the brand. This set of two bangles is made by hand and marbled with ivory, ocher and tobacco swirls. We love that each one is slightly irregular and entirely unique.
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.
Dinosaur Designs' collections often reference nature and the beach - the brand's co-founder Stephen Ormandy is an avid surfer. Handcrafted so each pair is completely unique, these earrings are strung with swirled resin beads and polished gold-filled brass stones. Contrast the earthy hues with a bold lip color.
"Resin has a wonderful viscous fluidity that allows us to cross the boundaries of sculpture and painting, so we can create pieces we think of as visual poetry, " explains Dinosaur Designs' Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy of their signature material. Crafted by hand, this 'Mineral Chain Drop' earring features swirled brown resin and gold-filled beads strung from a long curved bar and dangling chain. Showcase yours with side-swept hair.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Dinosaur Designs' 'Wishbone' bracelets 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.
Handmade Dinosaur Designs tonal green resin hoop earrings Marbled finish Bell back fastening for pierced ears Presented in a designer-stamped pouch
"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.
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.
For over 30 years, artists and Dinosaur Designs co-founders Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy have been using resin to express color and shape on everything from jewelry to home interiors. This brown leather necklace is strung with a chunky pebble that's been molded in a cast, left to set and finally sanded and polished by hand. It also has a gold-tone brass stone that's nano-coated to prevent tarnishing.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Dinosaur Designs was founded by husband and wife Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy out of their mutual love for art, design and friendship. Handmade in Sydney, these gold-filled earrings are embellished with marbled teal and emerald resin beads. Wear yours as a colorful accent to a white dress. - Bell-back fastening for pierced ears
Dinosaur Designs' co-founders Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy are blurring the boundaries between art and fashion - they present their jewelry, paintings and sculptures at galleries in Australia. Part of the latest lineup, these resin earrings are shaped into oversized hoops. Each pair is completely unique due to the brand's color-mixing technique, resulting in different swirls and patterns.
The resin beads of Dinosaur Designs' earrings are entirely hand-sculpted to create a dappled tortoiseshell finish. They're strung with smooth gold-filled bars and feel comfortably lightweight despite the statement size. Tie your hair back into a low bun to show them off.
Oversized earrings are a continuing trend for fall and we love the artistic, sculptural feel of Dinosaur Designs' versions. This gleaming gold-filled pair is handcrafted into discs that curve away from your ear for a graphic finish. Keep your hair loose to balance the exaggerated proportions.
Handmade Dinosaur Designs 12ct gold-plated drop earrings Black resin bead and brass bead embellishments Stud fastening for pierced ears Presented in a designer-stamped pouch
Handmade Dinsoaur Designs black leather necklace Green and black marbled resin and brass bead embellishments Tie fastening Presented in a designer-stamped pouch
"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-filled brass stones. Showcase yours with swept-back hair.
Husband and wife Stephen Ormandy and Louise Olsen co-founded Dinosaur Designs after studying art together. These handcrafted 'Mineral Drop' earrings feature a polished gold-filled bead strung from slim wire and topped with a speckled black and white resin stone. Wear this long pair with crisp white shirts.
Handmade Dinosaur Designs sterling silver drop earrings Blue and white marbled resin bead embellishments Hook fastening for pierced ears Presented in a designer-stamped pouch