Associate Member


Sinead Buckney is a Scottish Goldsmith who has been designing and making jewellery for over 10 years. She graduated from a Bachelor of Design (Hons) Jewellery and Metal Design, Duncan of Jordanstone Art college, University of Dundee, Scotland, in 2005. Sinead is back in Australia after living in Sri Lanka for several years. Her Mandala collections are inspired by traditional folk designs she came across while travelling. 

Sinead is passionate about sustainable practices - pieces made to last, to be worn and loved for years. All pieces are designed and made by Sinead in her workshop using traditional hand tools, combined with new techniques such as 3D printing. She works predominantly in silver, creating intricate contemporary pieces featuring many unusual gemstones from her personal collection. 

Lotus petal gemstone studs, 2016, Sterling silver and Sapphires, Tourmalines and Garnets, 1.5x2cm. Photographer - Sinead Buckney.