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:

Jan and Tom Wightmans' work ethic is to stay true to a high standard of traditional craftsmanship and jewellery making, whilst wholeheartedly embracing new technologies. This includes laser welding, which gives them incredible scope to create even more intricate forms. Integral to their work is a flowing theme that explores and reflects the interaction of form and colour, and is often inspired by nature in all its shapes and hues. Jane and Tom's jewellery pieces are designed to complement the wearer and make the most of the materials used, bringing out the full potential of the stones and metal, which are chosen with great care.

Specialist Techniques:

Chasing Designing Forging Laser Welding Metal Inlaying Saw Piercing Soldering Wax Carving

Awards:

1983 Thomas Durant Award for Diamond mounting
1977 Cutler's Hall Design Competition

Education:

1987 Diploma in Gemmology (Jan Wightman) 1977 Degree In Silver & Jewellery (Jan Wightman) 1984 City & Guilds Advanced Diamond Mounting (Tom Wightman) 1983 City & Guilds Diamond Mounting (Tom Wightman) Training/Apprenticeship: Jan Wightman: Foundation course - Loughborough.
Degree - Sheffield School of Art Tom Wightman: Birmingham School of Jewellery

Public Collections:

Cutler's Hall Sheffield First Lady's Silver goblet

Publications:

Vogue World Gold Council Christmas catalogue (1983) Warwickshire Life Warwickshire Woman Daily Mail


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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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