Karina Gill is a contemporary silversmith who has been making unique sculptural bowls for over fifteen years.
Karina studied at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design where she gained her BA (Hons) in Three Dimensional Design in metal work. Since completing her degree in 1996 she has built up her business from her workshop in Dorset, where she designs and makes her etched silver bowls.
Her distinctive, collectible bowls will create an intriguing talking point wherever they are placed, with each piece being crafted from a single piece of metal.
Influenced by organic repetition in nature, print-making and textiles, Karina’s creations are objects to be loved for generations. Free-hand acid etching creates a unique, heavily textured yet delicate surface, giving each piece a tactile quality.
Find out more about Karina’s range and all her upcoming exhibitions on her website, karinagill.co.uk
Rebecca-Anne Boldra is inspired by the world around her, particularly architectural forms. Her designs explore the contrast between straight lines and flowing curves to aid her exploration of functionality and its effect on the concept of beauty.
Rebecca-Anne studied for her degree at the School of Jewellery part of Birmingham City University. Subsequently,in the Summer of 2011, Rebecca-Anne started a residency at the renown Bishopsland Educational Trust which is based outside Reading. Here she completed their Post-graduate development course in Jewellery and Silversmithing and became a Fellow. After Bishopland Rebecca-Anne has been an Artist in Residence at Glasgow School of Art during the past academic year.
Our third year of the Summer Of Silver Exhibition!!
This year we have some amazing exhibitors, some you may already have seen in our windows, some are new and innovative designs, and a couple this year are very local indeed!
On the line up this year:
Hannah Felicity Dunne
Padgham & Putland
Twisted Silver Studio
Phew…………………..Now, they’re exhibiting at different times throughout the summer so if you’d like to see a particular designer please just call us for the schedule.
All exhibition pieces are for sale and prices start from around £50.00 for silver jewellery up to a few thousand for some major signature pieces. Please feel free to come in and browse, we will be very pleased to see you and show you some brilliant designers.
Karina Gill studied at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design in Farnham where she gained her BA (Hons) in 3 Dimensional Design in metal work. Since completing her degree in 1996 she has built up her business from her workshop in Dorset where she designs and makes her etched metal bowls and jewellery.
Karina’s work has been influenced by colour, texture and repetition. Her organic and geometric forms are hammered and manipulated by hand in silver, steel, copper and brass. She enjoys creating warm decorative items from cold, hard sheet metal and is currently expanding her range in silver. She is also working on a much larger scale, experimenting with sculptural bowls for Interiors.
Here you can experience a sample of her work, find out where she’s exhibiting or contact her directly to discuss your requirements.