Janice Zethraeus MSDC

Jewellery

About Janice
Janice handcrafts her jewellery using gold and sterling silver wire, often highlighting the linear forms with small diamonds, pearls and gemstones. The contemporary designs are unique, elegantly fluid in appearance yet stylish and wearable.
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Born in the USA, Janice enjoyed an earlier career as an illustrator in Sweden. After moving to London, she retrained in jewellery and silversmithing design. Influenced by her background as an illustrator, the streamlined, graphic interpretations of her drawings are translated to jewellery using silver and gold wire. Janice carefully handcrafts her jewellery using traditional soldering techniques, taking pride in creating forms where volume and structure are key. She finds pleasure in investigating new materials to incorporate into her work and her most recent pieces offer alternative embellishment such as copper mesh, petrified wood and antique bone tiddlywinks, adding colour and texture to her designs.

Working from her London studio, Janice enjoys creating one-off pieces tailored to her clients’ requests.

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Exhibitions

Designer Crafts, The Hand of the Maker, Chelsea College of Art, July 2018

Artists at Home, open studio, June 2018

Designer Crafts at the Mall, The Mall Galleries, London, 2015

Second Half Career Exhibition, London, 2015

MADE LONDON, 1 Marylebone Road, London, 2015

Goldsmiths’ Fair, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, 2014

Goldsmiths’ Fair, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, 2013

Desire, Kensington, London, 2013

Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship and Design Awards, 2013

Just Rings, Studio Fusion Gallery, London, 2013

Make, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Devon, 2012

MADE LONDON, 1 Marylebone Road, London, 2012

Goldsmiths’ Fair, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, 2012

On the Line, Studio Fusion Gallery, London, A 2012

The Goldsmiths’ Centre Opening Exhibition, 2012

Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship and Design Awards, 2012

Designer Crafts at the Mall, The Mall Galleries, London, 2012

Awards

Commended, Contemporary Gold & Platinum Jewellery, Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Awards, 2012

Hothouse Programme, Crafts Council and The Goldsmiths’ Institute, 2011

Getting Started, The Goldsmiths’ Company, 2011

Winner, The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office Technology Award, 2010

Certificate of Merit, British Jewellers’ Association, 2010

Education

BA (Hons), Jewellery, Silversmithing & Related Arts, The Sir John Cass School of Art and Design, London Metropolitan University, 2010

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