Jan and Tom Wightman

Jan & Tom Wightman Goldsmiths LTD

Designer

The Goldsmiths Company

ADDRESS :

Jan & Tom Wightman Goldsmiths LTD 27 Regent Street Hinckley Leicestershire

Biography:

We are contemporary artisan Goldsmiths, approaching our work with a combination of artist's eye, (Jan,) and traditional craftsmanship, (Tom.) As brother and sister, we have a rare partnership and a distinctive style. Our work is mostly influenced by Nature in all it's varied patterns, movement and colours. We blend traditional craft skills with modern technology, incorporating the best of both worlds.

Specialist Techniques:

Designing, Laser Welding, Metal Inlaying, Piercing work, Soldering, Chasing, Wax Carving, Setting and Forging.

Awards:

1983 Thomas Durant Award for Diamond mounting 1977 Cutler's Hall Design Competition 1998 Finalists in De Beers Diamonds International Awards.

Education:

Jan Wightman - 1974 Art Foundation course, Loughborough School of Art & Design. 1977 Degree In Silver and Jewellery, Sheffield School of Art. 1982 Art Teaching Certificate, Cyncoed College, Cardiff. 1984 Jewellery Day Release Course Birmingham School of Jewellery 1987 Diploma in Gemmology, Birmingham School of Jewellery Tom Wightman - 1983 City and Guilds Diamond Mounting Craft Birmingham School of Jewellery 1984 City and Guilds Diamond Mounting Advanced Craft, Birmingham School of Jewellery 2006 Creative Laser Welding Course with Tom Rucker, Birmingham School of Jewellery 2008 Tom became a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths

Public Collections:

Cutler's Hall Sheffield First Lady's Silver goblet

Exhibitions:

1994 World Gold Council Rings of the Stars Exhibition, Libertys. 1993 World Gold Council Touring Christmas Exhibition. 1993, 1994 Goldsmiths Fair. Goldsmiths Hall Queens Golden Jubilee Exhibition

Publications:

Vogue World Gold Council Christmas Catalogue (1993) Warwickshire Life Magazine Warwickshire Woman The Daily Mail


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    Aquamarine Swirling Sea Pendant

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    Swirl Sensation Ring

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    Cobweb and Ice shell pearl earrings

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    Floral Brooch

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    Dragonfly Agate Pendant

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    Cocoa Diamond Swirl Design Ring (2)

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    Cocoa Diamond Swirl Design Ring (1)

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    Cocoa Diamond Swirl Design Ring

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    'Swirl' Ring

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    'Symmetry' Pendant

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    Tendrilia Ring

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    Amethyst and Diamond dropper earrings

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    Alexandrite and Diamond ring

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    Tree Landscape Necklace with Titanium

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    Tahitian Pearl and Diamond necklace

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    Marquise Diamond Platinum ring

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    Lattice work earrings

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    Diamond Curl ring

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    Cinnamon Jade and Mixed Stone fish brooch

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    Bolder Opal pendant with dragonfly and flowers

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    Blue Opal and Diamond pendant

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