Ruth Ball gained her BA Hons degree in Jewellery Design from Middlesex University. Experience as a part time lecturer in Further & Higher Education, coupled with years of practice in trade enamelling, has meant that she has accomplished a wide skill base. Keen to pass on her knowledge, she was commissioned by publishers A&C Black to write a book about enamel techniques and she is now recognised internationally as being practised in a variety of enamel methods. As a member of the British Society of Enamellers, the Association of Contemporary Jewellers, The Hand engravers Association and a regular exhibitor at the Goldsmiths Fair, Ruth exhibits her work in selected shows and works to commission on a variety of projects, from items of jewellery through to larger scale public art commission work.
Ruth aims to share the excitement that exploring enamel as a medium holds. Sessions start informally with a step-by-step approach, and progress to enable the development of each individual maker's unique pieces.