This piece is made from paua and a secret blend of metals, similar to solder.
Nikki Johnson has been creating her own designs for 20 years from her studio by the sea in Nelson. Here she is inspired daily.
She is self taught and has entered the wearable arts awards twice, winning a highly commended award for her glass wedding dress in 1993.
Nikki has worked mostly with glass, paua and metal of which is a secret blend, similar to solder.
Her art is described as house jewellery, art to adorn your walls! It is best placed inside your home as the sun can fade the vibrant colour of paua.
All designs are covered by copyright and a personal guarantee. Each piece is handmade with a passion for her art and environment.