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.
|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|
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