Catherine Mannheim

Designer

The Goldsmiths Company

Biography:

Working with the medium largely silver and coloured golds complimented by rich blues, greens and pinks of aquamarines, sapphires, rainbow moonstones, tourmalines and diamonds Jewellery that will adorn and become integral to the life of the wearer. Silver overlaid with coloured metals, geometry not perfect, 18ct white and yellow golds overlaid with coloured golds. Soft warm matt metal embellished by rich tones of stones, forged and constructed shapes. Necklaces and earrings with hand made beads punctuated by the colour of small stone beads.

Specialist Techniques:

All pieces are handmade by me at my workshop using traditional goldsmthing techniques. including folding , forging, texturing with paper. From time to time I have stones cut for me and otherwise.source my stones from specialist dealers..

Awards:

Freeman of the Goldsmiths' Company CommitteesCrafts Council SelectionHallmarking Committee, Goldsmith Hall, London Travel And LecturingTravelled in India, 1982 looking at workshops and jewelleryHeld workshop in Delhi for the Indian Handicrafts BoardLectured at the National Institute of Design, Amedebad taught at West Dean for many years taught in Jaipur for Wonderful Workshops at the Amrapali factory for 2 years

Education:

1960 62 Hammersmith College of Art Intermediate 1962-65 Central School of Art, London NDD jewellery 1965-66 Werkunstschule, Dusseldorf, Germany with Fredrich Becker

Public Collections:

Goldsmiths' Hall Victoria and Albert Museum West Midlands Arts Crafts Council Crafts Council

Exhibitions:

EXHIBITIONS 2014 Lesley Craze 30 year anniversary exhibition 2014 Hallmark Somerset House 2013 Beetles and Huxley Masters of Modern Jewellery 2013 Handmade in Britain Chelsea Town Hall 2012 “Gold” Goldsmiths Hall 2012 Goldsmiths’ Fair Electrum : Queen of Diamonds All That Glittters is Not Gold 2011 Goldsmiths” Fair Electrum Past Present & Future Treasure 2010 Electrum showcase 2010 Goldsmiths fair 2010 Showcase CAA during Collect 2009 Origin 2009 Goldsmiths” Fair 2009 Electrum Barbara Cartledge Choice 2009 Brilliance Coutts London Jewellery week June 2009 Aaron Faber New York Fresh Start New Directions 2008 Dazzle South Bank 2008 Origin Somerset House 2008 ORO Coutts jewellery week at Cobra and Bellamy 2008 Goldsmiths’ Fair 2007 Goldsmiths’ Fair 2007 CAA showcase 2007 Dazzle London 2006 The Gold Mark Scottish Gallery at Thomas Goode 2006 Goldsmiths’ Fair 2006 Electrum 20th anniversary exhibition

Publications:

Design magazine 20th Century Jewellery Jewellery Thames and Hudson V & A jewellery catalogue Shmuck Film BBC2 In The Making series, 1980 Channel 4 Science and Technology series for schools, 1984


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