Jewellery

Face to face with the wildlife: Alexis Southam jewellery

Face to face with the wildlife: Alexis Southam jewellery

Alexis Southam, Silver Stag Necklace I was ambling through Stockbridge Market in Edinburgh today and thoroughly enjoying the delicious smell of handmade cuisine bubbling and cooking away in the open air (I might, just might have sampled one or two dishes…), when I came face to face with the wildlife: otherwise known as the jewellery of Alexis […]

Doll me up

Doll me up

  Glennifer’s Eyes, Jennifer Glen This is just what Jennifer Glen, a recent graduate of Glasgow School of Art aspires to do with her jewellery designs. Glennifer’s Eyes, Jennifer Glen  “My work is based around dolls, from the aesthetic qualities, to the emotional connections to them as children. The aim of the work is to […]

Dazzled at Dovecot

Dazzled at Dovecot

  Dazzle Contemporary Jewellery Exhibitions is dedicated to showing the best of contemporary designer jewellery.  Organizing  four exhibitions a year in Glasgow, Edinburgh, London and Manchester,  they show work in a wide range of materials from gold and silver to paper, plastics and textiles. Committed to showing the work of young makers at the point […]

Treasured Possessions by Fay McGlashan

Treasured Possessions by Fay McGlashan

How do you perceive value? Is it how much an item cost you to buy? Sentimental value? Would you place as much value on a plastic childhood toy as you would a diamond ring? The things that we consider precious are held close to our hearts for reasons that are many and various. The notion […]

Jewellery Futures

Jewellery Futures

I feel we have entered a new era of jewellery design with all these new fantastic jewellery designers and makers. There seems to be a new movement and I think its cool, awesome, great, fantastic, floats my boat etc etc. Jewellery design isn’t confined to diamonds and precious metals any more. Paper, plastic, silicone, acrylic which […]

Jewellery and Silversmithing at the 2013 ECA Degree Show!

Jewellery and Silversmithing at the 2013 ECA Degree Show!

The ECA  (Edinburgh College of Art) 2013 Degree Show closed Sunday (9th June) and I wanted to take the chance to share some of my favourite pieces from Jewellery and Silversmithing collection with you all! First up, Kirsty Stewart! Inspired by nature (flowers, feathers and leaves) Kirsty’s work has a beautifully contemporary feel through combining precious […]

Dundee JAMD

Dundee JAMD

The Duncan of Jordanstone’s Jewellery & Metal Design (JAMD) department’s forthcoming graduates have collectively launched their very own Kickstarter project SPREAD THE DUNDEE JAMD. The project aim, to fund graduating students of the JAMD department to travel and exhibit at New Designers in London…in June! The jewellery design department are looking to show off their fab work […]

The Protector by Rachel Boston

The Protector by Rachel Boston

London based jewellery designer maker Rachel Boston creates fascinating pieces of jewellery that are inspired by nature, contemporary culture and high fashion to celebrate both the beautiful and the damned. Boston’s recent collection titled The Protector is inspired by the aggressive looking exoskeletons of beetles and scorpions.  Infusing these natural elements with ‘sophistication and rock ‘n’ roll’ has resulted in these compelling […]

Melanie Eddy

Melanie Eddy

London based jewellery designer maker Melanie Eddy combines traditional approaches with new applications to create sculptural jewellery that uses geometry as a tool to explore the relationship of form to the body. Eddy was trained in Bermuda, Canada, New York and has a Masters Degree in Jewellery design from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design London. Working […]

Silversmith Kathryn Hinton

Silversmith Kathryn Hinton

Edinburgh College of Art artist in residence in Goldsmithing and Silversmithing Kathryn Hinton creates a range of fantastic sculptural designs and jewellery. A modern designer maker Hinton adopts a number of techniques to create her fantastic designs. Using traditional making methods complemented with digital techniques such as CNC machining and digital hammer technology Hinton makes striking creations. […]

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