Discover Frome: Makers

Han-made earrings

Frome is bursting at the seams with creativity and is home to many artists and makers creating everything from bespoke contemporary jewellery and woodcuts, to textile creatures and glass sculptures.

Many makers’ work is regularly featured in Frome galleries and shops including, The Why Gallery, Black Swan Arts and OWL as well as the monthly Frome Independent Market.

This page is dedicated to showcasing all our local makers and includes information on where you can purchase their work online or in person.

If you are an artist/maker based in the BA11 postcode area and would like to be listed on this page please email us.

Christina Oswin Jewellery

With something to suit everybody, from statement pieces to delicate flowers, Christina has her jewellery bench on the shop floor, so customers can see …

Annette Gabbedey

To own Annette Gabbedey jewellery is to invest in modern British jewellery design at its best. Whether you commission a bespoke piece, or choose …

Jo & Nic’s Crinkly Cloth Books

Nursery Times is a cute, new cloth book designed to look like a little newspaper. Babies will enjoy looking at the fun illustrations and rhyming text. They …

Violet Von Riot

Violet von Riot is a Frome based artist working with collage. All of her work is created using 100% recycled and locally donated materials. …

Fairy Woods and Goods

Delightful, hand-painted wooden items including peg dolls, toadstools and fairy houses, plus hand-sewn and knitted toys. See more items on their website or follow …

GROUND

Ground is the shop of potter and artist Fi Underhill. Fi makes beautiful, functional stoneware pots of all shapes and sizes in a variety …

Little Boho Design

Personalised handmade gifts. Follow Little Boho Design on Instagram.

Badger House Leather

Badger House Leather combines traditional skills with contemporary design, to create unique handmade items, using the finest, ethically sourced leather. All of Badger House …

Daniel Musselwhite Jewellery

Handmade bespoke silver, gold and platinum jewellery. Precious and semi precious stones. Repairs and commissions undertaken. Tuition available. Daniel Musselwhite’s collections are made using …

Tania Covo Jewellery

Somerset based jewellery designer / metalsmith. Tania loves to use pottery shards from the Thames in her work. She also enjoys working with gemstones …

Eleanor Christine Jewellery

Eleanor specialises in sculptural and statement pieces using a variety of processes – constructed, wax carved and cast, and hand pierced. Of her work, …

Pets INK Portraits

Rich likes to sketch with fine line ink pens. He sketched his Ragdoll cat, Barley – it was beautiful! He then started to sketch …

Gaganis

Gaganis is the work of artist Izabela Gkagkanis who produces mixed media decorative items made of vintage recycled materials. You can see more of …

Gillian Ussher Art

Pet and wildlife artist, based in Frome. Gillian takes commissions for pet portraits and draws original animal art, most of which is sold as …

Glass by Wendy

Wendy Wood creates hand-painted glass pieces that express some of the beauty found in the natural world. Every piece is individually tinted, fired and …

Hoyti Toyti Glass

Stunning handmade, kiln-fused glass work designed and made at the Hoyti Toyti Glass studios. Hoyti Toyti was established by Rich Highfield in 2002. The …

Kerry Munden Starr – Fine Art

Working entirely on reclaimed local wood, Kerry creates original wildlife and pet portraits using watercolour paint, watercolour pencils and polychromo pencils. Alongside this, she …

Caroline Walsh-Waring, Artist

Caroline is an Escapism Artist who has lived and worked from her studio at home in Frome for 13 years.  She uses oil on …

Laurel Wade

Laurel Wade is a self taught artist who specialises in figurative still life. His ability to create dramatic scenes combining natural objects with household …

Sue Willis Designs

Sue Willis is a self taught artist who specialises in pen and ink drawings and silk paintings. Taking patterns in nature as her inspiration, she …

Bexi Cards

At Bexi cards their aim is to inject a drop of fun, colour and sunshine into the lives of all those wonderful people who …

Colour Designs Jewellery

Colour Design Jewellery design and make a range of colourful and contemporary jewellery using recycled sterling silver with polymer and resin clays. To see …

Rambag

Industrial felt bags designed and created by Jack Dunwell. All bags can be personalised with embossed initials in leather for an additional £5 and …

Sarah Straussberg

With a background in sculpture, Sarah Straussberg draws inspiration from patterns and textures found in nature. Using geometry and form to create shapes that …

Robbie W Jones Woodcuts

Robbie Jones is a woodcut artist based in Frome. His inspiration comes from nature, traditional tattooing and folklore. Rather than printing from the woodblocks, …

Hung Drawn Quoted

Hung Drawn Quoted is the shop and studio of artist Kate Talbot.  Her work on the absurdity of our current political and social situation …

Lorna Thomas

Lorna enjoys communication through paint, reaching towards a dialogue of colour and image that can evoke a connection without the use of words. She …

Daniel Morley Fine Art

Daniel is a self-taught artist working in a variety of media to examine small objects and their meaning. The works are quiet and contemplative, …

Woolley Wildlife

Victoria Woolley AKA Woolley Wildlife is a zoologist and wildlife researcher by training. She creates unique original handmade needle felted animal sculptures of her …

Roderick Vere

‘Roderick Vere’ is the name for freelance jeweller, designer-maker and occasional photographer Roderick Barker-Benfield. From jewellery making and sculpture to photographic portraiture, Roderick combines …

Puro Ceramics

Puro Ceramics’ products are based on the belief that by simplifying our lives we can find more freedom to enjoy what really matters – …

Kate Cochrane

As a colourist painter Kate Cochrane focuses on elements of the landscape. Her paintings tend to be layered, rich in colour, using a variety …

Han-Made

Han-Made was established in 2019 by Hannah Johnston, initially as a hobby, but it quickly became a small business. Hannah designs and creates bold …

Bessie Bidder

Bessie Bidder is a Frome based self employed fibre artist. She has made most things out of felt, from massive wall hangings to tiny …

Kate Cooke Ceramics

Kate Cooke moved workshops in 2002 from the Digswell Arts Trust in Welwyn Garden City to the corridor of The Black Swan Arts in …

Lynn Keddie

Lynn Keddie paints impressions from memory, of places, colours and emotions. She aims to describe the energy of nature in her work; the changing …

Plum Stitch & Dye

Plum Stitch & Dye dyes recycled fabrics and makes them into bags, eye soothers, patchwork items and appliqué cards. Artist Cathy, uses plants from …

Sophia Elouise

Sophia Elouise is a woodworker based in Frome and designs and handcrafts homewares from native hardwoods and organic textiles. After training as a Fine …

Emma Aitchison Jewellery

British-born and Frome based designer and maker Emma is never happier than when she is making, tinkering and creating, using her practical thinking to …

Viv Meadows

Viv Meadows is a Frome artist who specialises in collage and printing. Her art practice came into being during what she describes as her …

Rachel Gale

Rachel Gale loves to draw. Her inspiration comes from anything and everything around her. From nature, animals and patterns to food and hand drawn …

Caroline Williams

Caroline Williams is a painter, working mainly in acrylics and who loves to use colour in a sometimes surprising way. She is inspired by …

Jade Pinnell Glass

Jade Pinnell is a local glass artist who creates cast glass sculpture. Jade’s work can be seen locally at the annual Frome Open Art …