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Kyler Rowson

Botanist / Ecologist / Artist / Silversmith

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I have a lot of interests. This business is where they all come together as one - each piece is inspired by all the things I love - nature, science, and art!

My Story

Since a young age, I've been incredibly passionate about all things science and all things ocean-themed. During my high school years, I studied at a specialist art school - going to school six days a week and learning from all kinds of professional artists, which has made me the artist that I am today!

I have a Bachelor of Science, with a double major in Marine Biology and Biological Sciences, and graduated at the top of my class! I find that although science and art are two sides to a coin, they balance me out well.

I enjoy playing with many different mediums, and don't feel the need to restrict myself to one - I like being a jack of all trades! Perhaps maybe one day I'll master a select few.

Currently, I'm working as an Ecologist - Botanist for an environmental consulting company. This is a full time position, with part-time FIFO work. While I'm away, you're welcome to purchase from my store but they will not be posted until I return. I'm only away 10ish days at a time maximum. You're always welcome to send me a message - I'll get back to you as soon as possible.!


I've now been silversmithing regularly for 2 years - how time flies! I began this journey in high school - completing roughly a year and a half of basic silversmithing classes, largely in copper. That was roughly eight years ago now! At the beginning of 2021, I decided that I would invest in a set of basic tools to start again. Man, has it been fun! I'm so glad that I did, I have never felt more fulfilled.

All my work in made from scratch in solid sterling silver and fine silver! I buy earring sleepers/hoops, earring posts/backs, and most chains, but all earring hooks I make myself. My signature silver balls on my pieces are made of recycled sterling silver - melted down from silver offcuts.

Please understand that each piece of jewellery is entirely made by hand, and hence is reflected in price. I try and make them as affordable as possible, however I also need to pay my bills and live too! Particularly with opal jewellery - much of the price is the cost of the actual opal itself.

I largely work with solid Australian opals, usually boulder opals. My work will never use triplets, however I occasionally use doublets. This will be made clear in the product description.

Additionally - every piece is entirely unique. Particularly with opals, no two pieces are the same. So if you see something you love - it won't be made again! As all pieces are handmade, you'll find little imperfections on them - I am not a fine jeweller, and I believe these little scratches and notches make them more unique. Larger imperfections will always be clearly labelled/photographed in the product descriptions.

I do take custom orders! and if you have a special stone that you want set - don't be afraid to contact me!

I don't work with full gold pieces just yet, however one day in the future I may.


In my downtime from commission work, I often draw or paint scientific-style prints. As a rule, I don't draw or paint artificial/man-made objects. I don't feel inspired by these subjects - they're just not me!

Currently, I am not taking painting/drawing commissions.

You will find a range of fine art prints in my store, locally printed by the amazing Fox Lab Fine Art. See a print you want, but not in the right size? Contact me and we can arrange something special for you. Currently, all works are printed on 290gsm textured silk.


It's been a while since I've painted a canvas - keep your eyes peeled on my instagram for updates of when I start painting again.


I'm always happy to answer any questions you may have! You can contact me through my general enquiries form here or send me an email!

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