Creative Beading Magazine

Telling a Story

Bat-Ami (pronounced but-ammy) is an emerging Bondi-based designer of highly original hand-made jewellery. Textures range from knitted woollen cuffs to intricate beaded flowers and silver leaves … there is an element of excitement and freedom, a sense of throwing out the rule book. The jewellery pieces just work so well because imagination is balanced against thoughtful composition to create a style that is uniquely Bat-Ami. She takes time out to chat with Antoinette Webster.

WORN BY AUSTRALIAN celebrities such as Delta Goodrem, Tammin Sursok and the Veronicas, Bat-Ami Designs made their debut at Australian Fashion Week in 2005. Featured in magazines such as Cleo, Cosmopolitan, Instyle, Marie Claire and Oyster (among others), Bat-Ami’s individual and expressive designs have become a favourite of stylists across the board due to their quirky, sexy shapes and textures.

Despite all the celebrity attention and fast moving success, it should come as no surprise to find Bat-Ami to be a

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