Jinks McGrath

Designer

The Goldsmiths Company

ADDRESS :

Streat Place Barn Streat Nr. Ditchling Sussex BN6 8RU

Biography:

Jinks designs and makes jewellery from her workshop on the Sussex Downs. She creates one-off pieces for exhibitions and for private commission. Jinks has been making contemporary jewellery for 30 years and her work is distinguished by its confident use of precious metals and a stunning choice of colourful, tactile, and sometimes unusual, gemstones. From her workshop Jinks also runs training courses throughout the year and has had several specialist jewellery-making books published. She is greatly enthused and influenced by her travels abroad working with jewellery colleges and organisations in Afghanistan, India, Thailand, Mexico and Burma.

Specialist Techniques:

Working in high carat golds, platinum, silver and precious/semi-precious stones

Education:

1977 Diploma in Jewellery Making and Design, Berkshire College of Art and Design

Publications:

NEW: Metalsmithing for Jewellery Makers (Rotovision) Jewellery Making (Apple Press) The New Encyclopedia of Jewellery Making Techniques (Quarto) The Jeweller's Directory of Decorative Finishes (A&C Black) The Rings Book (A&C Black) First Steps in Enamelling (KP Books) Basic Jewellery Techniques (Quarto)


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    Silver, gold and lapis lazuli necklace

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    Silver, gold, diamond and lapis lazuli necklace

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    Silver and afghan turquoise ring

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    Silver and chrysophase necklace

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    Silver, gold and shale ring

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    Silver, lava and afghan glass necklace

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    Silver, gold, gilalite and burmese jade ring

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    Silver, gold and topaz ring

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    Gold and sapphire earrings

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    Gold and emerald necklace

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    Gold and diamond necklace

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    Gold and diamond earrings

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    Gold and spinel ring

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    Gold and emerald ring

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    Gold and sapphire necklace

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    Gold and sapphire ring

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