Meet the Makers

Here’s a list of all our participants for the Winter Open Studios 2018, the links take you to their own sites but check their address as many are popping up in other studios (its cold!)

  • Alyn Waterman Makeup and Hair Studio – Alyn Watermans name is synonymous with glamour and beauty. Join Alyn as he creates fantastic winter looks! SUNDAY only – VENUE 10
  • Artisan Alchemy – Jewellery designer and maker Michele White has ploughed her 30 years experience into creating a gallery where bespoke furniture and jewellery collide. VENUE 1
  • Artfull Expression – A true supporter of the independent maker step inside and see the work of over 40 designer makers. VENUE 3
  • Tom Asquith – Drawing inspiration from cell structures, historic military emblems and architectural forms Tom crafts award winning jewellery and silverware. VENUE 5
  • B18 Leather – Inspired by heritage and contemporary life – crafted by hand. Small luxury leather goods with surface design additions. VENUE 12
  • The Barmy Fox – Hand embroidery patterns, kits and hoops. VENUE 7
  • Balti Bowl – The Birmingham Balti Bowl Company design and manufacture authentic Balti bowls in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter. VENUE 14
  • Birmingham School of Jewellery – a rare chance to explore how many of our makers are trained join them for an Open Day on SUNDAY 25th. VENUE 4
  • Jemma Bowers – Inspired by the natural forms of the human body Jemma forges dynamic and fluid volumes from sheet metal. VENUE 6
  • Core Collectives – Latest art exhibition from this group including oils, print, and photography. VENUE 17
  • Deborette Creative – Workshops and short courses in leather work, in a traditional jewellery quarter workshop. VENUE 12
  • Dual Works – showcasing their quarter.haus collection inside their fantastic showroom space, meet the makers and view their homewares and lighting range. VENUE 2
  • The Emma Press – Award winning publishers based in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter, poetry, pamphlets and fantastic childrens books. VENUE 7
  • John Franklin Jewellery – Art Deco, Art Nouveau and Victorian wrought iron inspire this maker, silver jewellery set with semi precious stones. VENUE 5
  • Frilly Industries – Quirky illustrative jewellery all cut on their laser cutter Bertha VENUE 7
  • Feed My Creative – Social enterprise that aims to bring out creativity in adults and young people. Sustainability built from re-use. VENUE 11
  • Gemma Wilson Design – brutalist inspired furniture celebrating the form of concrete and a passion for mid century colour. VENUE 5
  • Barbara Gibson, Gibson Graphics – Illustration and graphics combine in this artists practice. Fantastic thought provoking collages. VENUE 14
  • Daisy Grice – Inspired by the darker things in life with a hint of organic fantasty Daisy designs jewellery for the individual. VENUE 6
  • Jordan Herry Jewellery – Rock and Roll inspired jewellery that all begins from a traditional wax carving. VENUE 6
  • Mahroz Hekmeti – enamelled precious metal jewellery. VENUE 5
  • The Justified Sinner – Using found “masculine” objects and referencing the peacock male jewellery of the renaissance this jewellery is both bold and exciting. VENUE 5
  • The JQSet – Offering a range of evening and weekend courses in a fantastic and inspiring workshop full of inspiration. VENUE 6
  • Quo Vadis Jewellery – Bespoke, one of designed fine jewellery. VENUE 5
  • Rhiannon Lewis – minimal, elegant jewellery staples for the modern woman, incorporating fine gem stones. VENUE 8
  • Vanessa Miller – Vanessa specialises in hand carved and modelled milliput to create contemporary precious metal jewellery inspired by nature. VENUE 5
  • Karoline Rerrie – Screen printing with a bright and bold edge. VENUE 15
  • Kate Smith Jewellery – Award winning jeweller who specialises in wedding and engagement rings alongside her popular collections using precious stones. VENUE 9
  • Tina Francis Tapestry – Bargello is the name of the stitching game this season come and see this fantastically colourful studio! VENUE 14
  • Traditional Textiles School – A place to learn fine embroidery from qualified Royal School of Needlework tutor Helen McCook. VENUE 13
  • Gosia Weber – Fantastic leather bags made from a number of discarded and offcut materials. Bright and bold leathers combine with retro charm. VENUE 15
  • Zolia Jewellery – Organic forms inspire beautiful silver jewellery making it take on sculptural forms VENUE 8
  • Wyrdwood – A fusion of Danish and British craftsmanship inspired by their Nordic and Celtic heritage. Superb silver jewellery. VENUE 16

 

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