Rebecca Coombes' Profile

About

I was trained in Illustration but since leaving Art College in 1982 I have experimented with many different styles and materials including paint fabric,mosaic,and printmaking.

For many years I worked for The National Trust running an Art Gallery but in 2003 I decided that I really wanted to concentrate on creating my own work rather than selling other people's!

I had been collecting antique beads for some time before I decided to go out to Ghana and buy what I wanted to use in the making of my own jewellery designs.I sold the jewllery on line and through shops and galleries in the UK.

Making new pieces out of scraps of felt and fabric came about from the jewellery making and its what I now focus on.

I love nature and working in my garden and find a…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 30
  • Joined August 19, 2008

Favorite materials

Fabric, beads, ribbons, denim, lace, cotton

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mybeadyeye
Jewellery Designed by Rebecca Coombes

About

I was trained in Illustration but since leaving Art College in 1982 I have experimented with many different styles and materials including paint fabric,mosaic,and printmaking.

For many years I worked for The National Trust running an Art Gallery but in 2003 I decided that I really wanted to concentrate on creating my own work rather than selling other people's!

I had been collecting antique beads for some time before I decided to go out to Ghana and buy what I wanted to use in the making of my own jewellery designs.I sold the jewllery on line and through shops and galleries in the UK.

Making new pieces out of scraps of felt and fabric came about from the jewellery making and its what I now focus on.

I love nature and working in my garden and find a huge amount of inspiration from the colours and shapes I find outside.

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