linda jones' Profile

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hello :)
welcome to its monkey made

i am a silversmith working in the uk in sterling silver and gold. I work in a very traditional way using passed down techniques and tools... shaping, piercing, hammering, forging, sanding and finishing are all done by me by hand

every piece i make is unique and individual... much of my work is custom made or personalised.. this creates a piece that is uniquely connected to you

tool marks are a key feature of my work which has an urban rustic or slightly industrialised asthetic - i often leave the gold or silver i use slightly dirty looking or oxidised and contrast this against highly polished areas within a design - a favorite technique is reticulation as i love the unexpected textures and distressing that this can create…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 31
  • Joined June 24, 2007

Favorite materials

silver, gold, stone, vintage glass, found items

About

hello :)
welcome to its monkey made

i am a silversmith working in the uk in sterling silver and gold. I work in a very traditional way using passed down techniques and tools... shaping, piercing, hammering, forging, sanding and finishing are all done by me by hand

every piece i make is unique and individual... much of my work is custom made or personalised.. this creates a piece that is uniquely connected to you

tool marks are a key feature of my work which has an urban rustic or slightly industrialised asthetic - i often leave the gold or silver i use slightly dirty looking or oxidised and contrast this against highly polished areas within a design - a favorite technique is reticulation as i love the unexpected textures and distressing that this can create

thank you for visiting my shop if you would like to know a little more about me you can find me on instagram as stripeymonkey

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