After starting a study in Architecture ill health forced me to reassess my future, I had always wanted to be a sculptor and architecture was just a pragmatic approach to future security, I gave myself a year to start making something of my art and it has just gone forwards from there. Being self taught has allowed me to gain mentorship from artists and sculptors across the country, who have successful full time careers. It has also given me the opportunity to forge working relationships with leading industry experts in metal fabrication, computer aided design and galleries. This informs my practice in a direct and
Having recently relocated from Lancashire, I am now fulfilling my dreams with a workshop and gallery at the Maws Craft Centre in the beautiful Ironbridge Gorge. Silversmithing is my passion, it’s in my blood! I love manipulating metal like my blacksmith ancestors before me. Under the name MIST Jewellery, I beat silver wire into organic shapes, such as stylised daisies and simplified butterflies, to create my distinctive hammered jewellery. I often combine these forms with freshwater pearls, using the irregular characteristics of the stones to compliment my unique style. I enjoy commissions, particularly for the bridal market that is always looking for something original and
JEWELLERY Organic-shaped jewellery, with tactile textured surfaces, in recycled 925 and sterling silver, and gold / rose gold vermeil. Mojo and the Maker jewellery is individually handmade locally by Sarah Jane Whittaker, former head tutor at the Sussex Jewellery School. No longer able to feel things properly with her fingers due to a health condition, as sensation has slipped away, Sarah Jane has become fascinated by textures and worn surfaces in the landscape. As a result, the beautiful jewellery that she painstakingly creates celebrates the joy of touch, with soft textured finishes, and semi-relief patterns drawn from nature. email@example.com www.mojoandthemaker.com www.notonthehighstreet.com/partners/mojoandthemaker/products 07939 696 465 f.
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