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GEM

GEM: Contemporary Jewellery & Gemstones from Afghanistan

GEM: Contemporary Jewellery & Gemstones from Afghanistan - an exhibition Melanie was asked to curate for the British Council and which was on show at its London headquarters in the autumn of 2013 is touring to Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, opening on 2 October 2014. The result of collaboration with Turquoise Mountain, an Afghanistan-based organisation, which promotes Afghan craft and design worldwide, the exhibition showcased specially commissioned jewellery created by Turquoise Mountain artisans alongside pieces of contemporary jewellery design by UK designers including Pippa Small, Hattie Rickards, Vicki Sarge and Melanie Eddy. Exhibition design by Will Shannon.

Here is what Dovecot has to say about hosting GEM: Dovecot Studios is a leading contemporary fine art tapestry studio, with works commissioned for major public, corporate and academic institutions worldwide. Dovecot’s Master Weavers work to commission, producing tapestry and tufted rugs, working with world renowned artists to create tapestries for private and public collectors. Dovecot remains unique in its highly creative collaboration between artist, weavers and commissioners. The rich pieces which result from fruitful collaboration between artists and designers, working with skilful artist crafts men and women, links the work of Dovecot to the projects which feature in GEM. The international ambition which inspires the work of Turquoise Mountain and the crafts it supports resonates strongly with our own, and we welcome this exquisite exhibition into Dovecot’s gallery in the heart of Edinburgh.

Rose English

Rose English

Melanie was delighted to handle some beautiful Simon Fraser pieces whilst fabricating armatures for a collection of his work for Rose English. The pieces will be featured in the upcoming exhibition, Rose English: The Eros of Understanding at the Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen.

More information on the exhibition can be found here: http://www.kunsthalcharlottenborg.dk/exhibition/view/123

House of Jewellers

House of Jewellers

Melanie is pleased to have House of Jewellers as an online stockist. She is also represented by them at various selling events throughout the UK. Please check their website to see work available online from Melanie’s Transformation and Faceted collections and to see upcoming events where her work will be for sale. www.houseofjewellers.co.uk/Melanie-Eddy-s/2013.htm

Melanie's studio/workshop is now based in the Goldsmiths’ Centre in Clerkenwell, London - a visionary new development for the jewellery and silversmithing industries, their allied trades, the local community and the general public.

The Goldsmiths' Centre
42 Britton Street
London, EC1M 5AD
W: www.goldsmiths-centre.org

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