Zoe Arnold

Zoe Arnold's evocative jewels are as much works of art as they are wearable sculpture, exploring the poetic and the macabre in the form of illustrative and obscure treasures.

Having studied jewellery at Central Saint Martins, her work is now shown in many prestigious collections, including the V&A.

Describe your approach to teaching?

I encourage students to be open minded and explorative. Working with a wide range of materials and techniques from an inspiring and thought provoking brief.

What inspires your own work?

I am inspired by the overlooked, the small, the details. I look towards the inner self, a world of imagination and the poetry of life.

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