A fourth-generation West Australian silversmith, Bethamy’s love of working with metal was conceived as a child during hours playing in her family workshops. Having trained with her family as a silversmith, apprenticed as a fine jeweller and having spent time working with notable silversmiths and jewellers around Australia, her practice now encompasses silverware and jewellery pieces for exhibition and by commission. Her work focuses on the natural environment and reflects on themes of history and connection to place