Monday, 13 June 2011

WHAT IS JEWELLERY NOW? Graduate show @ School of Jewellery, Birmingham

"Jewellery created from sumptuous clusters of polystyrene balls, architectonic vessels that house upside down plants, eating devices that prevent you from eating?! Prepare to be amazed at the possibilities of Jewellery and Silversmithing, as 29 final year students on the BA Jewellery and Silversmithing degree course showcase their fantastic work at the world famous School of Jewellery, Vittoria Street, Birmingham. The show kicks off on Monday 13th June and continues until Saturday 18th June, with an exclusive Industry Evening event on Tuesday 14th June from 17:00, with guest speaker Peter Taylor- the director of technology and training at Goldsmiths’ Company."

Sally Collins, a lecturer on the BA course at the school, had this to say about the show- ‘This year’s exhibition promises to be full of innovative, exciting and beautifully crafted pieces that will really demonstrate the students working at the forefront of the discipline. New materials, new functions, new forms, new concepts- a show you’ll be sorry to miss!’

For more information visit The School of Jewellery Website

Images from the top: Samantha Hesford Brooch, Fiona Hau-Woody Bracelet, Clara Jackson Blue Mesh Bangle, Bobo Tsang 'Growth' Ring, Andrew Markou Air Plant Vessel.

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