Becky graduated with a BA Hons in Three Dimensional Crafts from the University of Brighton in 1999, since then she has been making at the Rosehill Workshop a cooperative work space in Brighton.
A mixture of jewellery and three-dimensional illustration Becky’s work is designed to be both worn and displayed. With drawing as a starting point and the great outdoors as a source of wonder and constant inspiration, elements of narrative are captured in silver and transformed into miniature scenes telling out across the surface of a brooch or hanging as a pendant.
The pieces are individually made by hand from sheet silver and copper with 9ct gold and 22ct gold leaf for detailing. The metal is pierced out, then textures or patterns are applied to the surface using a rolling mill. These components are then layered together, soldered, and finished with matt, oxidised and polished surfaces to add depth and tone.