After completing her diploma in Jewellery Design and Manufacture, Sarah headed to London for six years. Working for Diamonds by Erickson Beamon and William Hawkes &Son, renowned international jewellery companies, she designed high-end diamond jewellery collections. Her work taking her across all corners of the globe and being showcased in the pages of international magazines including Vogue, Tatler, Elle, The Times and Evening Standard.
After returning to South Africa, Sarah set up Lily Loves, and focussed on designing and hand crafting copper water fountains, using her metal smith techniques on a bigger and bolder scale.
Sarah’s love for South Africa’s rich, indigenous flora and passion for metal work has only grown, inspiring her to expand her product range beyond fountains and her metal work beyond only copper. In 2017, she launched her nature-inspired lighting range, showcasing the best of Africa’s majestic flora and combining various metals to achieve beautiful, statement pieces. Each piece is custom made by hand and completely unique.