SebastiAnn

About SebastiAnn

Philippa and Karen are the co-founders of SebastiAnn. A partnership, that links a wealth of knowledge and experience to bring to you a stunning new collection of jewellery.Their combination of skills and love of this beautiful country we live in and the coastal lifestyle that we enjoy is the inspiration of their designs.

About Philippa Hunt

Philippa began her training in Rochester, England at the Kent Institute of Art and Design where she completed a National Diploma followed by a Higher National Diploma in Jewellery.
On returning to Australia she entered the third year of a Jewellery apprenticeship at Solid Gold Jewellers and completed her apprenticeship with Wensley’s Jewellers in Fremantle. She went on to work at Sinclairs Jewellers for a number of years before leaving to start her family.
She has worked for herself ever since, doing bespoke pieces, repairs, alterations and wholesale trade work. Out of this has come a need to enjoy the creativity that being a jeweller offers.

About Karen Hancock

Karen’s experience in the trade dates back to 1981. She comes from a family of 4th generation English Jewellers and Watchmakers from the 1890s.
Her family emigrated to Australia in 1950 where her Father owned jewellery shops in exclusive Perth suburbs of Applecross and Cottesloe. In 1981 as a teenager Karen commenced working at her Father’s Cottesloe shop where she learnt the traditional style of restringing which she still does today, adding new techniques along the way. She has long-standing relationships with some of the finest jewellery shops in WA.

 

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Starfish set with Peridot Pendant

Natural starfish pendant cast in sterling silver and set with a cabochon Peridot, hung from a complimentary Peridot green cord finished with a silver catch.

Tumbled Shell set with Amethyst Pendant

Tumbled shell cast in sterling silver that can be worn both ways. Front shows the inner spirals of a long worn away shell accented with a cabochon Amethyst. The reverse is smooth and subtle hiding what lies behind.

1940’s Button Female Diver Pendant

Pendant cast in sterling silver depicting female diver who’s influence came from a 1940’s button owned by Karen’s ancestry.

 

Nautilus shell & Sapphire Pendant

Pendant cast in sterling silver inspired by the beautiful Nautilus shell that can be worn both ways. One side relying on the textures and polish of silver the other accented by a blue Sapphire.

Seahorse set with Blue Topaz Pendant

Stylised seahorse cast in sterling silver and set with two blue Topaz set on either side.

Starfish set with Carnelian Pendant

Stylised starfish cast in sterling silver and set with a Carnelian cabochon and highlighted with a long red cord finished with a silver catch.

Hammered Sterling Silver Bracelet

Series of hammered links make up this sterling silver bracelet, the texture contrasting with the brightly polished toggle catch

Black Onyx Bracelet

The timeless beauty of matt black onyx, beautifully hand knotted and finished by Karen.
This bracelet can be ordered to length.

Circle Bracelet

A circle is round and has no end..........!
A hand made sterling silver bracelet finished with a toggle catch and heart and set with a black diamond.