Meet The Maker – Amanda Cox

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Amanda studied jewellery & silversmithing at Plymouth College of Art & Design in the mid 70’s and went on to employment as designer/maker in the trade in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter and there after in London.

b76 b lily large cuff bangle black £238

In the 80’s to early 90’s she set up her first workshop in Hatton Garden and leased a stall at Covent Garden’s Craft Market; had a workshop in Birmingham’s Craft Market and a jewellery studio and gallery in Plymouth.

cl32 g lily cufflinks grey £140

Between 1989 and 1998 Amanda was a lecturer at Plymouth College of Art & Design. Leaving Devon in the late summer of ’98, Amanda returned to her original passion – designing and creating jewellery collections at her studio now based in our beautiful town of Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.

e32ds p Lily med drop short earrings pink £120

Amanda’s work has developed from, and is inspired by, an exploration of the tactile properties of metal, combined with the visual qualities of simple organic forms discovered through nature.

r76 lily large white ring £170

Amanda’s delicately beautiful ‘Lily’ designs are silver and incorporate freshwater pearls in various hues and are elegant bridal and partnership pieces as well as the perfect gift or treat for anyone from aged 16 and upwards as it is timeless.

mrpsd ox p b med pendant black pearl drop peridot £143

Amanda also makes us a ‘Rose’ collection in both polished and oxidised silver and incorporating freshwater pearls in various hues. Amanda is also experimenting with semi-precious stones and diamonds with this range and you can discuss this option with Heart Gallery…here you can see the beautiful peridot balanced with a gorgeous hand-dyed pearl.

mrr ox p medium ring oxidised rose and peridot £175

Amanda’s latest collection for us was a couple of years in the design process and we were so excited to launch it at Heart Gallery during the Autumn of 2014.

pal3 y large acorn white pearl yellow vermeil £176

This ‘Oak’ collection has proved just as popular as Amanda’s Lily collection and includes acorns and leaves in silver and yellow gold or rose gold vermeil with freshwater pearls.

eha2 bi b lge hoops peacock pearl silver £150

Heart Gallery can also have any of Amanda’s designs made in either white gold or yellow gold and can quote for this so do please ask if you prefer your piece not in silver.

pal2 r med acorn pink pearl rose vermeil £135

Heart Gallery is proud to showcase Amanda’s work and because Amanda is one of Heart Gallery’s local designer/makers she is available for commission work also.

e32s med studs pink £100

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