What is your practice? materials? processes?
I use traditional jewellery making techniques and try to make things with a contemporary twist, inventing my own mechanisms etc!
What 5 words best describe your work?
Shiny Beautiful Wearable Metal Jewellery
Do you have any design heroes?
Lots Gijs Bakker, Karl Fritsch, Bernhard Schobinger ,Peter Hoogeboom, Hermann Junger
Where is your studio? Pictures?
Manchester Craft & Design Centre
Describe in 10 words a typical day in your studio
Earl grey tea & R4, emails, plan , making, lunch on the bench, tweet, facebook, making, EG T…wash face & hands…….home….thinking about jewellery…dreaming about jewellery….
Are you working on anything unusual at the moment?
Additional pieces to the loopy range incorporating metallic leather, vintage buttons!
What are you selling at the Christmas Bazaar? Anything new? Above pieces
Nest & Loopy ranges in a eclectic mix of silver, oxidised silver and gold plated silver, vintage buttons. I am introducing some 9ct yellow gold and silver pieces too.
Tell us something we don’t know.
I was always making yokes & fixing things (as they say in Ireland) from an early age.