As an extension of our collaboration with the V&A, responding to the current exhibition Pearls, 2nd year students have organised an event for tonights Friday late, asking for a pearl for a pearl. In exchange for a pearl of wisdom, members of the public will be given a limited edition jewellery piece containing a single cultured pearl, designed and made by BA Jewellery design students.
The event is free, come down from 6.30.
Small-scale mining next to the Nizi River, DRC.
Greg is a fair trade jeweller with a background in human rights and environmental advocacy. He has been a pioneer and foundational to the international development and realisation of fair trade jewellery and traceable supply chains from mine to retail.
Medallion, 2008, 925 Silver ad Swamp grass, woven in cooperation with Rwanda Art
Martina Dempf is a Jewellery Designer and a Social Anthropologist. Her scientific and creative work is related to each other.
Grayson Perry’s final Reith Lecture took place at Central Saint Martins including a kind mention for BA Jewellery Design…
“…a fantastic jewellery department, run by Caroline Broadhead”
Beatriz Chadour is the author of many books on jewellery and is curator of the V&A’s Bollinger Jewellery Gallery and their current exhibition Pearls.
Jewellery design student Robyn Smith has been selected to receive this year’s award, which will support her financially in the final year whilst also helping her to realise her design visions.
Robyn impressed the judges with her large-scale, sculptural jewels crafted from silicon, rubber, leather and knitted textiles.
Scott Wilson x NEW POWER STUDIO A/W11
Inspired by travel, far-flung civilisations and modernist architecture Wilson’s ability to innovate with work that is both desirable and witty has seen him collaborate with Thierry Mugler, Hussein Chalayan, Matthew Williamson, Jean Paul Gaultier, Valentino, Givenchy and Burberry to name a few.