Emma Jane Champley & Leiko Uchiyama

Emma Jane's greatest passion is working with silver, exploring this beautiful metal's capabilities and showcasing it in its purest form.


Artist Statement

In her work she employs simple, elegant shapes that are highly polished or roughly hammered. Emma Jane Champley graduated in Jewellery & Silversmithing from Loughborough College of Art and Design in 1994.

What craft do you work with? 

Experimental collaboration from jeweller (Emma Jane Champley) and felt making artist (Leiko Uchiyama), the Pod series explores the relationship between metal and wool

What inspires you to work with this craft? 

Inspired by the human form, she creates both one of a kind commissioned pieces and statement collections.  The pod theme is inspired by interior and exterior worlds, places to hide within and unexpected discoveries.

How do you start your creative process?

She then worked at a leading studio in London’s Clerkenwell before moving to Ireland in 2003 where she now lives.

How would you best describe your workspace and what tools could you not do without?

Experimental collaborations from jeweller (Emma Jane Champley) and felt making artist (Leiko Uchiyama


Media & Contact





Email: emmajanechampley@gmail.com



Website: http://emmajanechampley.com


Photography credit

Emma Jane Champley &  Leiko Uchiyama