10th Feb - 4th May 2008
'Something Old Something New'
The 7th Annual Alternative Wedding and Valentine Show

Three rings in silver and white gold by James Newman.


 

 


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James Newman

James Newman has been creating designer jewellery from his studio in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter since first establishing himself in 1998. James's design inspiration comes from both material and abstract sources. Though starting points can be diverse, underlying principles and themes connect James's work. The exploration and juxtaposition of textures, sculptural forms and use of tactile elements are all key features.
The designs are characterised by a highly crafted quality, showing crisp, clear lines. Striking in its simplicity, his jewellery will add the finishing touch to any outfit, introducing a unique flair to almost any personal style.

James employs age-old jewellery-making skills in combination with newly emerging technologies and techniques. By embracing all aspects of jewellery production and by having a strong design philosophy, James aims to continue pushing boundaries, creating beautiful work that endures. All designs are available in 9, 14 or 18ct gold as well as platinum and palladium.

Biographical Details

Artists featured in 'Something Old, Something New' are: Natalie Jane Harris; Alexis Dove; Mirri Damer; Malcolm Morris; Zoe Newsome; Jacks Design; Beccy Gillatt; Angela Fung; Yoriko Mitsuhashi; Sarah Collins; Laura Marsden; Stephanie Moog; Min-Ji Cho; Victoria Kershaw; Hidemi Asano; Mikala Djorup; Tanja Ufer; James Newman; Ruth Tomlinson; Tina Engell; Catherine Mannheim; Sarah Lawrence; Diana Porter.