KATHERINE RICHMOND

Katherine creates ephemeral adornment inspired by memory and the relationship between the tangible and the transient. Recent exhibitions include LOOT 2012 at The Museum of Arts and Design in New York, GNCCF 2012 winning Best New Business Award, Collect 2011 at The Saatchi Gallery, and The Contemporary Craft Fair 2011 winning Antique of the Future Award. Outlets include Electrum Gallery, London. Current exhibitions include 'Made to Make' at Bilston Craft Gallery, 2012, Made By Hand 2012, and 'Women Working Words' at Facere Gallery, Seattle. 

Katherine Richmond

Artist's Statement

 

Katherine Richmond is an independent Jewellery Artist based in Northamptonshire. After graduating with a First Class Honours Degree in Jewellery and Silversmithing in 2003, Katherine went on to set-up her own business designing and making bespoke silver jewellery and awards for high profile sports and corporate businesses. In 2009 Katherine graduated with an MA Distinction in Jewellery, Silver and related products from Birmingham City University and now runs her new creative practice designing and making work for exhibition and commission.

Every piece is unique. Styles and designs can be replicated using different images, and text and commissions are welcome using personal images and text. Please contact for details.

 

Further Images

'Man' Brooches

'Man' Brooches

Collection of 3 Brooches made using book pages, with a silver and steel pin. Detailed with portraits of male soldiers and engraved text.

'Fragmented' Necklace

'Fragmented' Necklace

Fragmented Necklace with drop style pendant detailing a young girl reading in a cottage garden. Made using old book pages, with handmade oxidised silver links and pendant casing. Hallmarked.

'Fragmented' Brooch

'Fragmented' Brooch

Fragmented Brooch made using old book pages, with handmade silver pins and engraved text detail. Accompanies 'Fragmented' Necklace which has been taken from the same image.


'All that's bright' Brooch

'All that's bright' Brooch

Long brooch (small) made using old book pages, with a handmade silver pin. Old printed image includes a cross section of architecture and foliage with laser marked detail to reveal text underneath.

'Holding On' (Still) Necklace

'Holding On' (Still) Necklace

Delicate light weight necklace with drop style pendant. Pendant made up of a collection of gathered fragments containing images and text. Book pages, silver (oxidised).

'Holding On' (thoughts) Necklace

'Holding On' (thoughts) Necklace

Delicate light weight necklace with drop style pendant. Pendant made up of a collection of gathered fragments containing images and text. Book pages, silver (oxidised).


'Holding On' (letter) Necklace

'Holding On' (letter) Necklace

Delicate light weight necklace with drop style pendant. Pendant made up of a collection of gathered fragments containing images and text. Book pages, silver (oxidised).

'Isn't it beautiful' Brooch

'Isn't it beautiful' Brooch

Oval brooch with silver chain and stud detail. Book pages, silver.

'Listen, look, see' Brooch

'Listen, look, see' Brooch

Oval brooch with silver chain and stud detail, and laser engraved text. Book pages, silver.


'Listen, look, see' Necklace

'Listen, look, see' Necklace

Handmade silver link necklace with various sized oval sections containing images and text. Designed to sit close to the neck. Book pages, silver (oxidised)

'Snowdrop beauty' Pendant

'Snowdrop beauty' Pendant

Medium sized oval pendant with laser engraved text detail and lightweight silver chain. Book pages, silver (oxidised)

'The Rainbow' Necklace

'The Rainbow' Necklace

Handmade silver link necklace with various sized oval sections containing images and text. Book pages, silver (oxidised).


Short drop earrings (with text)

Short drop earrings (with text)

Oval shaped short drop earrings with laser engraved text detail and ball stud fittings. Book pages, silver (oxidised).

Small studs

Small studs

Small oval stud earrings. Available in a variety of styles including text, images and laser engraved text details. Sterling silver earring post fitting and scroll. Book pages, silver.

'Re-arranged' Brooches

'Re-arranged' Brooches

Small pin brooches with layered sections of various shapes and sizes containing text and images. Some with laser engraved detail. Book pages, sterling silver pin.


'Re-arranged' Brooches 2

'Re-arranged' Brooches 2

Small to medium sized pin brooches with layered sections of various shapes and sizes containing text and images. Book pages, sterling silver pin.

'My Dolly' Pendant

'My Dolly' Pendant

Medium sized oval pendant with laser engraved text detail and multi-layered sterling silver chain (plain and oxidised). Book pages, silver.

Constellations

Constellations

Brooch


Hung from view

Hung from view

Brooch

'To Have is to Be' Neckpiece

'To Have is to Be' Neckpiece

Large scale neckpiece handmade from old book pages, steel pins, silver and gold plate.

'Swallows' Brooch

'Swallows' Brooch

Oval Brooch with crossover chain detail featuring swallows illustration. Handmade using old book pages, silver, and seed pearls.


'Recollected' Brooch Pins

'Recollected' Brooch Pins

A collection of small brooch pins handmade using old book pages, steel pins and silver. Illustrations and text are 'recollected' to create compositions that reference the arbitrary nature of memory, and recollection.

'Swallows' Crossover Necklace

'Swallows' Crossover Necklace

Crossover style necklace with oval detail featuring an illustration of swallows in flight. Handmade using old book pages and silver.

'Tears' Brooch

'Tears' Brooch

Large Cameo style brooch handmade using old book pages, silver and seed pearls.


Just a selection of the contemporary jewellery available to buy on lovedazzle.com by Katherine Richmond


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