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Artist Profile

Jeremy received his diploma in Craft Design at Otago School of Art in 1992.

Following completion of his diploma Jeremy took up an apprenticeship working with well-known contemporary jeweller/silversmith, Jens Hansen, in Nelson. Here Jeremy gained extensive experience in working with gold and silver whilst studying Jens unique blend of traditional Scandinavian and contemporary design.

Jeremy is now a Christchurch based jewellery designer working at The Filing Kabinett alongside Elfi Spiewack.

Jeremys motivation for creating his work is to find simplicity in form. He endeavours to create work with clean lines using a simple palette of metals, precious and semi-precious stones.

Jeremy is fascinated by the enduring qualities of New Zealand Jasper, Argilite, Basalt and Nephrite. Using techniques of lapidary Jeremy works on each piece individually, ensuring that each form is created in sympathy with the material.