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Sheila Fleet Jewellery

Sheila Fleet OBE is one of the top designers and crafters of stunning jewellery in Scotland. Based in Orkney where a small dedicated team of 55 craftspeople create a wonderful range of rings, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, brooches and much more. All the jewellery is handmade in the workshop on Orkney using a range of quality materials, from gold and silver to enamel and diamonds. Many of Sheila’s collections are inspired by the Orkney Islands natural beauty and her designs link back to the history and traditions of jewellery making.

Sheila Fleet was born Sheila Deerness, which is why each piece of jewellery carries the maker’s mark SD. At the age of 15 Sheila left school with a passion for art and drawing that took her on to get a place at Edinburgh College of Art in 1963. One of Sheila’s hobbies while she was at college was collecting stones that she polished and created jewellery out of. As her skills developed and become recognised, Sheila started winning awards and bursaries for her designs and then went on to be awarded a Post Diploma for a year’s professional jewellery training. Shelia later worked with Andrew Grima in London and travelled throughout Europe learning from many top designers along the way. Sheila’s talent was honed during her 8 years with Corocraft who were the world’s leading costume jewellery company of the 1960’s.

In 1993 Sheila decided to open her own business, with her husband and son’s help, designing and manufacturing beautiful jewellery. Today she is one of the largest employers on Orkney and the company follows the ethos of a family run business. Sheila’s husband Rick is the photographer and her son Martin runs the day-to-day operations. They are committed to employing locally and keeping alive traditions that have been a part of the Orkney Islands since the Neolithic period.

Colour is a key element in Sheila Fleets designs and is part of what makes the jewellery so characteristic. Much of the colour is achieved with enamel. This process has been used in jewellery for thousands of years including by the Egyptians, Romans and Celts and artefacts with enamel have been found on Orkney dating from the Iron Age. The Orkney Islands have inspired creativity throughout the ages and Sheila Fleet Jewellery have made it their home.

In 2013 Shiela Fleet was awarded an OBE on the New Years Honours list for her services to the jewellery industry. She now has over 45 years experience in the industry and her jewellery designs have been purchased by customers all over the world .

Here at Amor Cashmere and Tweed we just had to have Sheila Fleet Jewellery as part of our range and these are precious pieces that you will cherish forever.

Bluebell Drop Earrings-Bluebell AA1816 Bluebell Drop Earrings-Bluebell AA1816
£95.00
2 in stock
A hardy flower, bluebells have been growing in Orkney gardens for as long as designer Sheila Fleet   can remember. She used the bunches of bluebells from under the trees in her garden as inspiration for this collection.
Bluebell Stud Earring-Bluebell Bluebell Stud Earring-Bluebell
£69.00
In stock
A hardy flower, bluebells have been growing in Orkney gardens for as long as designer Sheila Fleet   can remember. She used the bunches of bluebells from under the trees in her garden as inspiration for this collection.
Breckon Ring - Pentland Breckon Ring - Pentland
£118.00
In stock
Breckon ring peacock Breckon ring peacock
£118.00
In stock
Brodgar Eye -Earrings Misty Brodgar Eye -Earrings Misty
£79.00
In stock
A beautiful pair of silver and blue stud earrings from Scottish jewellery designer Sheila Fleet.
Brodgar Eye -Necklet Misty Brodgar Eye -Necklet Misty
£225.00
In stock
A beautiful silver and blue necklet from Scottish jewellery designer Sheila Fleet.
Brodgar Eye -Pendant Misty Brodgar Eye -Pendant Misty
£91.00
In stock
A beautiful silver and blue pendant from Scottish jewellery designer Sheila Fleet.
Brodgar Eye Earrings-Misty Brodgar Eye Earrings-Misty
£131.00
In stock
A beautiful pair of silver and blue stud earrings from Scottish jewellery designer Sheila Fleet.
Brodgar Eye-Pendant Misty Brodgar Eye-Pendant Misty
£176.00
In stock
A beautiful silver and blue pendant from Scottish jewellery designer Sheila Fleet.
Celtic Ring Celtic Ring
£112.00
1 in stock
The traditional matching ladies and gents bands are popular as Wedding Rings - the interlacing Celtic Knot work as a symbol of continuity, like the ring itself.
Celtic Solitaire - Ring Celtic Solitaire - Ring
£109.00
In stock
This beautiful ring from Sheila Fleet is shown in silver and hand set with a 4.1mm cubic zirconia.The perfect addition to any jewellery collection.
Daisy - Ring - Sunshine Multiple Daisies Daisy - Ring - Sunshine Multiple Daisies
£95.00
1 in stock
Add a bit of sunshine to cold days! These cheerful earrings will bring the summery feeling back. Inspired by her family's love of daisies, Scottish jewellery designer Sheila Fleet has created a playful yet beautiful design sure to add individuality to anyone's look.
Daisy Earrings - Sunshine Daisy Earrings - Sunshine
£91.00
In stock
Add a bit of sunshine to cold days! These cheerful earrings will bring the summery feeling back. Inspired by her family's love of daisies, Scottish jewellery designer Sheila Fleet has created a playful yet beautiful design sure to add individuality to anyone's look.
Daisy Medium Pendant - Sunshine Daisy Medium Pendant - Sunshine
£105.00
In stock
Add a bit of sunshine to cold days! This cheerful pendant will bring the summery feeling back. Inspired by her family's love of daisies, Scottish jewellery designer Sheila Fleet has created a playful yet beautiful design sure to add individuality to anyone's look.
Daisy Ring - Single Daisy Daisy Ring - Single Daisy
£99.00
In stock
Add a bit of sunshine to cold days! These cheerful earrings will bring the summery feeling back. Inspired by her family's love of daisies, Scottish jewellery designer Sheila Fleet has created a playful yet beautiful design sure to add individuality to anyone's look.
Flagstone - Ring Flagstone - Ring
£130.00
1 in stock
Being interested in rock formations during her studies at Edinburgh College of Art, Sheila Fleet has designed this beautiful ring taking inspiration from the weathered flagstone walls that divide the fields of Caithness. A statement ring to jazz up any outfit.
Flight - Ring Sky Flight - Ring Sky
£104.00
1 in stock
Taking inspiration from the birds that inhabit her home island of Orkney, the jewellery designer Sheila Fleet has created a beautiful ring. Combining simple sterling silver and sea blue enamel, this is a one of  a kind design.
Knot - Earrings Knot - Earrings
£63.00
1 in stock
The reef knot has a lovely simplicity - a truly romantic statement symbolising unity. This timeless design looks amazing in mixed gold colours, hand set with diamonds for any special occasion Sheila Fleet Earrings. Available in Silver or Yellow Gold. Size: 9mm x 9mm
Lava Stream 8.2mm - Ring - Pentland Lava Stream 8.2mm - Ring - Pentland
£139.00
£132.00
In stock
Another design inspired by Sheila Fleet's fascination with rock formations, this unique ring incorporates textured sterling silver and beautiful blue enamel to mimic molten lava running down a volcano.

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