This is one of my favourite places to instantly melt any cares away. Over these few years we have seen the Spar be restored to it's former glory and eaten lots of tzatziki in the little cafe overlooking the beach and it's straw parasols. The most blissful hours have been spent in the cooling waters on baking hot days, encircling the volcanic rocks and spying crabs and colourful fish.
Mosaics in the spar carry motifs from the sea and beach around it. I also found inspiration in the shapes of these sea creatures to create a special present.
I incorporated sand from the beach we all visited together into a pair of cuff-links. The two shapes are taken from my cast of a real pre-historic ammonite, and a perfect pink shell I found on the beach on our holiday.
I hope this present is a little reminder of the wonderful holidays we have spent so far, to carry a bit of those happy times away with us.