David Watkins has been a working artist since the 1960s, and is considered a pioneer in the studio jewelry movement. He has been a professor of goldsmithing, silver and metalsmithing, and jewelry at the Royal College of Art since 1984, combining careers as a professor with that of a studio jeweler and sculptor. He trained as a sculptor at the University of Reading and worked as a jazz musician, artist and teacher before turning his attention to jewelry in 1971. Early in his career he developed an interest in the formal nature of jewelry--defining the balance between line and space and the relationship between body and form. Watkins also developed an interest in technology and has become known for his... more.

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Wendy Ramshaw
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    Wendy Ramshaw
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