Suzanne Kelly is a BA Fine Arts (New York Institute of Technology) and a MAF from Edinburgh College of Art. She has worked in various media in fine and applied art, but has lately turned almost exclusively to fabric arts.
Quilts, fine dressing gowns, casual and evening handbags, soft furnishings (curtains, pillows, duvet covers, etc.) and especially fabric covered boxes are now Suzanne's main products. She works on her own as well as with two other crafts people, who are predominantly costume designers.
Svelte Designs specialise in making luxurious embroidered silk and velvet throws with exotic trimmings.
Tamara Hicks produces innovative work ranging from jewellery through to larger sculptural forms.
She enjoys working in combinations of materials that include silver, porcelain and steel, and is presently developing work in glass and Caithness stone.
Tanwen Llewelyn is a contemporary glass artist. Her work focuses on the human figure, which she forms in wire and encapsulates in glass. Tanwen’s work is erotic, powerful and often humorous. She has worked with a variety of clients including a commission from 'Save The Children' for an exhibition at Harvey Nichols. Her work has been shown at the British Glass Biennale where it was positively received in 'crafts' magazine. She has exhibited across the U.K and has just completed her first solo show at the Henry Thomas Gallery, Wales.
I work mostly with silver and Gold.
My jewellery has an earthy feeling to it. I experiment with different textures which are usually found around me in their natural settings.
We have been pleasing our customers from all over the world for over 17 years with our range of quality crafted products.
Each piece is hand raised from either silver, gilding metal or copper. The exterior is etched, as an invitation to the viewer to touch and hold the piece. Further marks are etched into the metal, and inlaid or coloured to contrast with the main body of the piece.
The inspiration for the vessels, comes from my homeland, from South Africa, her colours, her landscapes and textures and the crafts used by her people.
The exciting variety of ceramics available in the showroom of The Adam Pottery is all individually made on the premises. It covers a wide spectrum of form, function, scale and prices. Studio space is available for several ceramists, producing creative sculptural, figurative and handbuilt pieces, including contemporary functional and decorative items. Janet Adam's more traditional wheelthrown stoneware and porcelain work includes a small repeat range of domestic ware, plus a wide variety of larger functional pieces for indoors and out. Visitors are welcome to look round the workshops. Located at 76 Henderson Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5BT, we are open all year round and there is no admission charge.
Robin is now building on his passion for creating sculpture in mixed media. His work is symbolic but subtle and focused on movement and expression.
The Bead shop Scotland with branches in Haddington and Edinburgh offers the widest selection of beads and jewellery making equipment in Scotland. Workshops, children's parties, and a repair & revamp service are just a few of the services on offer.