New Ashgate Gallery champions the best of contemporary art and craft providing an unparalleled resource in Farnham, Surrey and beyond
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Our specially selected collection of ceramics, jewellery and textiles: all items are beautifully hand-crafted by some of the UK's most talented designer-makers: they are perfect pieces for any home or to give as beautiful gifts if you can bear to part with them!
The makers include: Justine Allison, Sandy Buchanan, Theo Brooks, Holly Burton, Samantha English, Fran Fell, Beth Gates, Jaroslav Hrustalenko, Justine Jenner, Silvia K, Katherine Kingdon, Bérangère Noyau, Sarah Packington, Rebecca Perry, Mitch Pilkington, Alison Proctor, Laura Plant, Miranda Peckitt, Jacqui Ramrayka, Tamar Rose, Tiffany Scull, Carolyn Tripp, Clare Underwood, Vezzini & Chen, Claire Walton and Danniella Wilde.
The Precious Imperfections Collection is inspired by the notion of how precious jewellery is to us and the memories held with in it. Samantha seeks to explore, throughout her process, perceived and accepted ways of making with metal as she seeks to corrupt the fragility of the materials. She plays with form and structure to highlight the wear and damage of old much loved jewellery. The pieces become organic yet stylized and once again a precious item for the wearer.
Samantha has an MA in Jewellery from The University for the Creative Arts, is a Member of the Association of Contemporary Jewellery and The Makers' Art Collective. Working in Sterling silver and 24ct gold plate, Samantha English Jewellery is hallmarked via the London Assay Office.
New Ashgate Gallery
Waggon Yard, Farnham GU9 7PS