Bright Star 109 - Cumbria

Unique handcrafted jewellery, inspired by the beautiful, wild scenery of Cumbria & the UK

Originally we wanted to chose a name that sparkled. We love the night sky and the stars and as our main designer is a Virgo, we wanted to use a star from that constellation as our business name. We chose the stars at the lady's feet, simply numbered Vir 109. As they are still relatively bright stars, well, it wrote itself! Another interesting fact is that in numerology 109 is a very auspicious number, being a number of new starts and enterprises! The other thing about Virgo is that she doesn't really represent any particular goddess, she could be Athena, or Ostara, she is a universal goddess, with all the womanly attributes, and we kind of liked that too!

About our Studio
The Brightstar109 studio is located in a small historic town on the outskirts of the English Lake District, in the Furness Peninsulars. We have been manufacturing and designing jewellery to sell for six years and in that time have developed the distinctive style we have today. Working mainly in silver and gold we use the natural colours of the metals to portray the landscape around us and its changing colours. We use only genuine, quality gemstones to enhance our designs and our larger pieces carry a British Hallmark which includes a fineness mark, a date stamp and our own unique maker's mark.

Thanks for continuing to buy British handmade ethical gifts & unique art from Cherrydidi. Finding that perfect gift for a Mum, Dad, brother, sister, your kids, girlfriend, boyfriend, special woman or man in your life, a special friend or even the home, can be a real challenge so we’re glad to have helped. We are a little like Not on the High Street and Etsy but the main difference is we have a real shop you can walk into as well as finding beautiful things online too!

Whether you visited our shop/gallery in Keswick, The Lake District (and met the famous Zak the Collie Dog) or have found us online, buying a gift or piece of art from us will in turn support these talented independent artists and creative businesses - we couldn't do it without you, so thank you for supporting us!