JOODABOO


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Joodaboo Jewellery is created by artist and Lightworker Julia K Waller, based near Glastonbury is in the blossoming artist community of Bruton, Somerset.
Julia has an exceptional eye for combining semi-precious stones with found objects, discovered over a life-time of collecting, using sterling silver and gold to produce unique pieces with an ultra-modern tribal vibe.
 Julia says, ‘I have a passion for synthesising the talismanic power of crystal energy with the joyful expression of fashion, style and design’. Inspired by life, music, crystals, colour, light and metaphysics.
 
Joodaboo Jewellery offers a bespoke service allowing you choose crystals tailored to your own personal vibration and style or simply choose from her fabulous range of styles.

From Julia:

I started Joodaboo about 7 years ago when I moved to Somerset. It is a culmination of everything I have learnt/experienced along my artists & spiritual path over the last 50 years. My main and constant inspirations throughout my life are, music - House music, style, the healing arts, the party and festival scene, crystals, colour and light.

 

I have been a maker all my life - and studied Fashion Textile Design BA at UWE. My fascination with the healing arts began after I moved to London, when I was 24 and I have been studying all different aspects of this ever since - always alongside work - which has ranged from an art department assistant,  costume stylist on Pop Promos and TV commercials, organising raves, set dressing and then after I had my daughter I moved to working in events for Civil Society Media, an independent publishing company in the Charity Sector.  
My motivation for making jewellery has always been to set crystals to wear them on the body, as tools to help with heart centred communication and to enhance your energy.  I started out learning silversmithing to do that but with a young family and busy life in London, with limited space and time I started to use semi precious stone beads as they required much less equipment and it was something I could do at the kitchen table.
During the latter half of my time in London my Grandmother died and we were able to choose one thing from her house to keep and I chose a beautiful old walnut box cigar box with a collection of her antique beads and amber and ivory beads from my Great Aunt Winnie, who was an independent lady in the Raj in the 1920's.....
I love this box and the beads had a magical quality to them and this was my inspiration for the jewellery I would be creating as Joodaboo.
So fast forward to Somerset.... as a newly single mother and out of London, (woohoo) I found the time and space to work on my jewellery. My business has grown organically over this time, literally making at the kitchen table amongst the house renovations with my desks growing bigger and bigger over the years  until I converted my garage into a studio, which is where I work now.
I hope you enjoy looking through my collections, if you have any questions or interested in bespoke commission please do not hesitate to contact me!