For a long time I have been creating one off pieces that are all developments from my degree show collection but recently I have decided to focus my mind. I am now working on two key collections inspired by aspects of my current work that I believe are the most successful.
The SPRING AWAKENINGS collection is focusing on the beauty of nature and maintaining its preciousness by creating silver casts that will capture this and make it permanent. This is a development from rings that I created in my final year. This collection is made up of wearable, eye-catching pieces that are made from silver as well as porcelain additions to follow.
I am also working on the IN THE SHADOWS collection that is inspired by a pattern that I created in my final year that was used a lot in my degree collection. Although I have always used enamel in my work it was always quite flat colour now I am integrating this pattern into my enamelling. This collection is mostly focusing on my new use of enamel but there is also a number of pierced silver elements to stay true to its routes.
I will still continue to create larger one off pieces that will be a combination of all these things. And of course I will still make my lovely enamel animal badges!