I am a Senior Jeweller for a contemporary precious jewellery company based in Bristol. My main focus is design, though i have also built up extensive making skills over the lastmore... I am a Senior Jeweller for a contemporary precious jewellery company based in Bristol. My main focus is design, though i have also built up extensive making skills over the last two years, producing bespoke pieces of jewellery and small scale batch produced ranges. I am looking for commission design work outside my current position.
Previous to my current position I work as a designer and product developer for mass production within the television shopping Industry, which has given me a broad understanding of commercial design and manufacturing techniques for both precious and semi precious jewellery.
I am a versatile designer who has a broad knowledge of current trends in both precious/semi precious and costume jewellery and can work to any design brief with in these areas.
Area Covered: Jewellery Design
Work Experience Summary: I am currently a Senior Jeweller for an independent contemporary jewellers. My role includes designing silver jewellery ranges and producing them within a small team of jewellers. I also make bespoke items of jewellery using both precious metal and stones, which includes producing models for casting in metal or wax.
Previous to this position i worked as designer and product developer for a jewellery supplier to the television shopping Industry. My role included hand-drawn and CAD produced designs for both precious and non-precious jewellery ranges. In addition to designing these ranges, i liaised with buyers to create new products from which i compiled design briefs for overseas manufacturers for many high end product ranges.
Degree: BA Hons Jewellery and Silversmithing
Field of Study: Jewellery Design
University / College: Birmingham jewellery School U.C.E