Jerwood Applied Arts Prize…

by Abigail Percy on 10/11/2006

in Jewellery+Accessories

The Jerwood Applied Arts Prize is an annual competition that runs on a six year cycle, encompassing Metal, Jewellery, Ceramics, Glass, Textiles and Furniture disciplines. It is a partnership between the Crafts Council and the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, and together each year they run a touring exhibition profiling the work of the six successful makers in the running to receive the £30,000 prize for their outstanding contribution to their craft.

This year it is the turn of the jewellers, so here is a run-down of the candidates…


Yoko Izawa


Nora Fok


Mah Rana


Grainne Morton


Adam Paxon


Susan Cross

Lots of beautiful work to choose from this time around…and as a result, I am undecided who I think might win…but do personally hope Adam Paxon {a former tutor of mine} scoops the prize, as his work really is technically sublime in person!!

- I look forward to the results with eager anticipation…this is one upcoming show to keep your eye on….!!

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

1 iki November 11, 2006 at 10:35 am

Love it!

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2 abigail November 13, 2006 at 5:58 am

Hi iki…so glad you liked it! :) x

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3 cruststation November 18, 2006 at 5:27 pm

They are so beautiful. The flowers by Mah Rana-are they made from balloons? amazing!!

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4 charlene November 19, 2006 at 11:23 am

How exciting. Nora Fok is possibly one of the nicest people I’ve ever met.

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