I studied jewellery at Gray’s School of Art, (Robert Gordon’s University) in Aberdeen, and having completed my degree, decided to pursue my interest in jewellery making further by applying to do an MA at the Royal College of Art. Upon graduating from the RCA, I was awarded the O.S.A.R.C.A. (an RCA award) for best work in the applied arts. This spurred me on to apply to the Crafts Council for a grant to help fund the establishment of my workshop where I currently live, in London.
My jewellery explores the use of sterling silver, resin and plastics, and work is inspired primarily by the working properties of the materials. I aim to explore the different ways that they can be combined, and worked, in order to achieve a careful balance between form, pattern and colour.
Careful finishing of the various surfaces lends a refined, precious, quality to all the materials