Meet The Maker – Jaimie MacDonald

Jaimie MacDonald - Artist

Jaimie MacDonald – Jeweller

Jaimie devotes her time and attention to exploring the qualities of reusable materials as part of her jewellery practice.

Sea Shells Necklace made from recycled contact lens containers

Sea Shells Necklace made from recycled contact lens containers

She loves allowing them to shine, rediscovering their value and feeling of preciousness. Jaimie works to to reveal their subtle nature, along with a sense of peace that using a limited colour palette brings.

Studs made from recycled plastic

Studs made from recycled plastic

Jaimie enjoys the tactile quality of her work and finds something familiar and comforting in the sensations and sounds they hold.

Pod Cluster Necklace on oxidised silver made from recycled contact lens containers

Pod Cluster necklace on oxidised silver chain  made from recycled contact lens containers

Freedom in working with these abundant materials inspires Jaimie, allowing her to experiment and play with forms and construction.

31 days necklace

31 days necklace made from silver and recycled plastic

She gathers and organises her collections of interesting reusable bits and pieces as well connecting and collaborating with other artists from her studio in Edinburgh.

4 days earrings made from silver and recycled plastic

4 days earrings made from silver and recycled plastic

Jaimie’s collection is currently part of our REcycled REscued REstored exhibition which runs until 20th October 2013.

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