Melanie studied at Berkshire College of Art and Design and Plymouth College of Art and Design where she gained an HND in Design Metals. Melanie has won four awards to date:
• Royal Society of British Sculptors
medal design competition
• Prince’s Trust
• Antony Everett Award ( Prince’s Trust)
•Michael Spiers Jewellery award ( Southwest Academy Summer Exhibition)
She set up her own business in 1995 and has been making and designing jewellery ever since.
Melanie has been teaching the art of silver smithing since 1999, in and around venues in the South West.
Melanie is now based in Chudleigh, Devon, where she has a busy working jewellery studio. She works to commission specialising in recycling and remodelling customers old or inherited Jewellery into new wearable family heirlooms for the next generation.
Sterling Silver Spinner Ring
Stone Set Pendant
Sterling silver and 'sea opal'
Stone Set Pendants
Semi precious stones
Sterling Silver Earrings
We hold a wide range of beautiful pieces of jewellery made by Melanie and can get pieces commissioned for those special occasions.