Miriam Rowe
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  • Birmingham
  • United Kingdom
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Originally from the United States (Athens, Georgia); now living and working in Birmingham, United Kingdom
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The Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, England
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MA (Commendation) Jewellery, Silversmithing, and Related Products from Birmingham City University, United Kingdom (2010)

BFA (Hons) Jewelry and Metalworking from the University of Georgia, United States (2009)

I am interested in the dialogue created when recognisable forms from the history of European fashion and the decorative arts are combined, changed, and reinterpreted in a modern material.
For this project I chose to focus on material research and development, exploring plaster as a primary material in jewellery. Plaster has long been used in architectural decoration, but the plaster I use has been chemically changed with modern products to create an altered material that is waterproof and suited for use in jewellery production. I explored surface enhancement and advanced construction techniques to further develop the jewellery. I developed my construction methods based on historical plasterwork, adapting these techniques to fit my personal design agenda.
The images and forms I use come directly from my photos and drawings, based on objects seen on my visits to museums and stately homes. My interest in the forms, patterns, and images from the rich history of European design inspires this collection of contemporary jewellery.

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http://www.miriamrowe.com
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Plaster, mixed metals

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At 9:38am on October 28, 2011, Laura Wood said…

Hi Miriam, I got the chance to view your work today in your photo album.  Your concrete+pierced work is so lovely.  I hope you are doing well!

At 1:07pm on August 18, 2011, Lora Hart said…

Thanks for the friend request Miriam. I love your work. Been stalking you on Etsy all morning. ;D

At 6:10pm on June 14, 2011, Sabrina Meyns said…
Hi, your work is stunning! So beautiful and feminine, I love detailed backs.
At 5:31am on June 10, 2011, Jen Townsend said…
Hi Miriam - How should I submit for the show?  I don't want to jam up your inbox with the movie.  I'd love to be in your show, just let me know how you'd like me to proceed.  Thanks for your interest!
At 1:34pm on March 30, 2011, The Justified Sinner said…
Thanks for the link to the National Trust commission. I've downloaded the PDF to see what they are after!
At 2:42pm on March 16, 2011, The Justified Sinner said…

Miriam, I have already spotted your call for entries and am now trying to decide whether or not to create something wholly new or whether to pull together existing photographs!

I'd love to do something new but a commission came my way about which I am not allowed to speak and that will be taking my time for the foreseeable future.

Whatever happens, I'll send you an entry.

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At 8:44am on October 5, 2010, Brigitte Martin said…
Thanks for telling me. I am currently working very hard on entries from outside of the US, it's good to know it is working. I AM getting good entries from the UK specifically :-))

B.
At 6:28am on September 13, 2010, Nicola Louise Reed said…
You're work is beautiful! So feminine and fairytale like - love it! Nicola
At 3:17pm on September 9, 2010, The Justified Sinner said…
Haha! The holidays differ wildly. When I was young, I used to hate it because the anglo-centric television programmers would start showing Tarzan series when the English schools were on holiday and then I never saw the end because we went back to school first!
 
 
 

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Porcelain, slipcast and altered with terra sigillata, rubber.
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