Explore the application of enamel on altered metal surfaces to create jewellery. Working in copper with the option of also using silver, begin by investigating methods of patterning and texturing. Then use the sifting technique, which enables the enamel to interact and be altered by the underlying surface. You are encouraged to develop your ideas by experimenting and exploring these processes in depth before making finished items of jewellery.
Jessica Turrell is a well-established jeweller with over 25
years teaching experience. Her focus is on the use of vitreous
enamel using non-traditional techniques in combination with metal
texturing. Jessica studied at Central Saint Martins and has an MA
in multi-disciplinary printmaking from UWE, Bristol. She exhibits
nationally and internationally.