Yen

Designer

The Goldsmiths Company

ADDRESS :

Studio E2F
Cockpit Arts
Cockpit Yard
London

Biography:

Yen creates distinctive handcrafted jewellery for the astute individual desiring uniqueness. The meticulous attention to detail offered to each collection produces intricate and timeless pieces. The designs are captivating and highy distinctive with tactile qualities that have become the trademark feature of Yen's work.

The compilations of designs are intriguing and striking. Her early influences were the artist Andy Goldsworthy and sculpture. The desire to explore jewellery beyond tradition makes Yen's work distinctive, exciting and rich in depth.

Since graduating from Sir John Cass University, Yen has worked from her Bloomsbury Studio for 14 years. Exhibiting at numerous prestigious shows and sold her work through Liberty, Selfridges and Harvey Nichols and internationally through selected galleries.

Awards:

2009
Development Capital Award

2007
Overseas Development Award

2005
Winner: L'Euro Bijoux Award. Sebime Feria International

1998
Carroll Foundation Award. Quality in design
Goldsmiths’ Gold Star: National Young Designer

1997
The Prince's Trust marketing grant

1996
Ibero Preciosa travel bursary

1995
3rd Prize - Euro Bijoux Award, Sebime Feria International
Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths Jewellery Award.

Education:

1991 - 1995:BA (Honours) Silversmithing, Jewellery and Allied Crafts, Sir John Cass University
1989 - 1991:BTEC National Diploma in Art and Design

Public Collections:

Selfridges, London
Harvey Nichols
Liberty

Galleries nationwide and across the globe


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    Blossom Necklace

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    Molecule Collection (Sterling Silver)

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    Enchantment Necklace

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    Molecule Bracelet (18ct Gold)

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    Pebble Cluster Necklace (Sterling Silver)

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    Pleasure Necklace (Sterling Silver)

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    Pebble Necklace (Sterling Silver)

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    Amass Necklace (Sterling Silver)

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    Capillary Bracelet (Sterling Silver)

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    Capillary Necklace (Sterling Silver)

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