Hi, I’m Elizabeth, I appreciate jewellery that is truly handmade and well made with skill and passion. That’s exactly how I design and make my precious metal jewellery. I was taught traditional silversmithing and goldsmithing techniques so consequently I use silver and gold I use various processes to create high quality contemporary jewellery. The process of making jewellery is something I really get absorbed in, I confess I’m a total tool geek !
After 16 years as a scientist I decided to pursue my passion for designing and creating jewellery. I graduated from Sir John Cass School of Art and Design in 2004 (London Metropolitan University) with a design based HND in Silversmithing, Jewellery and Allied Crafts. With the pieces from my final exhibition, I went onto win 1st prize for Innovation and Excellence in Design Development from the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths. This prestigious award opened up a world of opportunities for me to branch out and develop. My dream to have a workshop by the sea in Brighton was realised in 2011. Brighton is where I continue to work designing and creating exciting, original jewellery.
Exclusive and Original: Elizabeth Anne Norris Jewellery
Influenced by my previous career in environmental science I love shapes and textures found in nature. I use simple lines and delicate textures and finishes to make stunning original jewellery. My jewellery aims to bring an ‘everyday extravagance’ to the wearer. Each piece of jewellery I make is created from scratch each time so is totally unique.
Learn Silver Jewellery Making with me
I pass on my expert skills and knowledge through teaching small group jewellery classes and workshops in Brighton. Since 2011, I’ve been teaching adults silver jewellery making and I love it! You can learn traditional jewellery and silversmithing techniques in a well equipped workshop near Brighton seafront. Students work in silver and learn how to use hand tools, some electronic tools and a propane gas torch essential for metalwork. Tuition options are available for complete beginners and those who want to improve their skills. Rather than running 10 week courses I prefer to offer the opposite, ie. come when you can jewellery classes.
I love what I do. I love good quality handmade jewellery.
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