Jan Hinchliffe McCutcheon is a leading UK jewellery designer making unique collections in silver, wood and textile. Her work is in mima collection of International Jewellery and sold to UK and international private collectors. Outlets and exhibitions include Lesley Craze Gallery, mima, Ruthin Craft Centre, Origin, Art in Action, Stroud International Textiles Festival, New York International Gift Fair and Museum of Arts And Craft, Itami ,Japan
Jan works from her studio at Platform Arts Middlesbrough.
Jewellery collections are hand made in silver, carved ebony, gold leaf, textile cord and japanese paper.
Inspiration is drawn from line, linear repetition, folds and edges, extremes of scale and tranquil places.
Her jewellery is minimal. architectural, tactile, sculptural, fashionable and fun.
Worn by people who are individual, forward thinking, creative, fashionable and appreciate originality.
Jan is a founder member of the Association for Contemporary Jewellery and has published a number of articles and reviews on UK and international jewellery exhibitions.
A brooch in silver, gold and lapis was commissioned by Northumbria University for presentation to the Duchess of Kent
Silver fold, japanese paper, linen thread. Photo Joel Degen
Silver fold, gold leaf, linen thread. Photo Joel Degen
Silver fold, linen thread. Photo Joel Degen
Silver, black patina, gold leaf, cord. Photo Joel Degen
Silver, gold, line detail. Photo Joel Degen
Ebony, silver circle, gold leaf, cord. Photo Joel Degen
Silver, black patina, gold leaf. Photo Joel Degen
Necklaces and bracelets
Silver circle and line and grosgrain ribbon. Photo Joel Degen
Silver folds and grosgrain ribbon. Photo Joel Degen