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Ruth Chalmers

Ruth Chalmers

Ruth was born in Dundee and studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art from 1998-2002 graduating with BDes Hon (first class). Her Specialist areas were jewellery, toys, automata and illustration.In 2002, she received the Dundee Visual Artists Award Scheme, development award, the Rattray Award, The Strathearn Gallery Award, and Sponsorship from August Seven Ltd., Architects. Ruth exhibits in many Exhibitions throughout Britain and in Germany.

"I am obsessed with times past, images and memories of family life - domestic rituals, childhood pastimes and especially the often-comical antics of animals, particularly pets.These sources are translated quite literally and are united by themes of movement and play. These themes allow me to make jewellery that can be played with and moved about like a toy, objects that move, quirky machines and pop - ups which perform like miniature theatres. I hope that because of the gentle imagery and intended use of comedy and familiarity, these inte... [more]

Ruth Chalmers Bow Necklace (RC 15) 13

Ruth Chalmers

Bow Necklace (RC 15) 13

White Metal

Ruth Chalmers Clothes Brooch (No.8g)

Ruth Chalmers

Clothes Brooch (No.8g)

Silver & Enamel

Ruth Chalmers Dress Up Brooch (13)

Ruth Chalmers

Dress Up Brooch (13)

Silver & Enamel

Ruth Chalmers Lady Brooch (No.16x)

Ruth Chalmers

Lady Brooch (No.16x)

Silver & Enamel

Ruth Chalmers Safety Pin Spitfire Brooch (RC 4) 13

Ruth Chalmers

Safety Pin Spitfire Brooch (RC 4) 13

Mixed Media

Ruth Chalmers Sausage Dog Brooch (RC 10) 13

Ruth Chalmers

Sausage Dog Brooch (RC 10) 13

Resin, White Metal

Ruth Chalmers Sparrow (RC2) 13

Ruth Chalmers

Sparrow (RC2) 13

White Metal

Ruth Chalmers Wartime Couple Necklace (RC 14) 13

Ruth Chalmers

Wartime Couple Necklace (RC 14) 13

White Metal, Enamel

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