John & Dawn Field
Silver, Brass & Man Made Opal
John Field and his wife Dawn are based in West Yorkshire, U.K. They met when studying for their degrees at Wolverhampton Polytechnic in the mid-eighties.
John Field graduated with a B.A. Hons. degree in Three Dimensiona lDesign and Dawn with a B.A. Hons. Fine Art degree. They have collaborated and worked together for most of the time since. As well as working on their own individual pieces they work on a number of different ranges together. John's work is individually designed and one-off. Natural colours and materials feature prominently in all these pieces. Rich colours are supplied by using exotic woods, amber, precious and semi-precious metals and stones. These materials are chosen from all over the world .He enjoys using a number of different materials on each piece to provide interest. John often uses a dental laboratory drill to carve wooden jewellery. This is a laborious process of attrition and it may take a number of weeks to finish one piece. The aim is to produce intrigu... [more]
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