SKEELS is a growing jewellery and product design company. It was established in 1994 by Rebecca Skeels and is now based in Farnham, Surrey. Rebecca's work ranges from unique hand made cufflinks and pendants to inspirational furniture and games.
Thank you for your comment, Rebecca. I am trying to move away from the usual granulation designs and create volume as well as a more modern aesthetic impression. But is it a difficult process, time consuming and often not very successful. Trying things out now with precious metal clay...wish me luck!
"Invitation to Making Space Open Studios
I would like to invite you to visit Making Space Open Studios on the 18th and 19th May from 11am to 5pm on both days.
Open studios tenants will be featuring textile design, photography, painting, ceramics and…"
"‘spectrum’ is an exhibition that celebrates and highlights the diversity of the Jewellery & Silversmithing world. It showcases the work of 13 artists and designers all currently participating in the ‘Artist in Residence’…"
"Valuation Day at the Hall
Our next Valuation Day at Goldsmiths’ Hall is on Friday 31 May.
These ever popular events, held in the magnificent Goldsmiths' Hall, offer the chance for a private one-to-one consultation with our expert…"
"Buying Precious Metals Course – Last Remaining Places
With the price of gold being rather erratic at the moment now is the ideal time to find out how to avoid the many pitfalls that can arise when buying scrap metal.
The course, run as a…"
May 6, 2013
SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2013 ART JEWELRY FORUM ARTIST AWARD
Only 8 Weeks Remain To Apply For Top American Prize For Emerging Art Jeweler
Mill Valley, California, USA--Art Jewelry Form (AJF) is accepting…"
"What doesn't get counted, doesn't count – Pickled DNA by Louis Thompson. Photograph: Ester Segarra
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) issued its paper for consultation on classifying and measuring the creative…"
I think you probably know that I’m working at Making Space at the moment? I’m contacting you about a workshop coming up on 22 June which I thought may be of interest to students. It’s called ‘Photographing Your…"
I was wondering if you may be able to help me.
I am trying to make contact with some potential case studies for a film we are hoping to make over the bank holiday weekend.
We are looking for someone who has come up with an idea, a new…"
"festival of crafts – call for applications
Sat 19th & Sun 20th October 2013
This annual event is a major craft festival showcasing over 70 leading designer makers. The festival is recognised by Arts Council South East as one of the premier…"
"BENCH SPACE TO RENT
BENCH SPACE AVAILABLE IN AIR-CONDITIONED HATTON GARDEN JEWELLERY WORKSHOP/STUDIO, RUN BY AWARD-WINNING JEWELLERY DESIGNERS AND WAXCARVERS. BRIGHT, FRIENDLY, SPACIOUS, FULLY EQUIPPED, BROADBAND WIFI, EXTREMELY SECURE AND SUPERBLY…"
NEW: Treasures from Taiwan - a crafthaus online exhibition...
Treasures from Taiwan - a crafthaus online exhibition shows contemporary metal art and jewelry from 11 Taiwanese contemporary emerging artists. Treasures from Taiwan will be highlighted on Crafthaus as an online exhibition from May 8 to June 7, 2013.
I keep trying to write this blog and get it posted but I seem to run into self inflicted road blocks. I was hoping to have something running by Wednesday. First, I have 2 computers and Ive done bits and pieces on them both. Second, I cant seem to find a wifi hook up when I need it or when I have the draft I want to post. On top of that, there's been very little time away from the conference or visiting family for me to go onkine. Finally, when I was going to post this afternoon, the battery…See More
As part of NYCxDesign, the NYCEDC is sponsoring this fab event. All those interested in design and jewelry are welcome Please join us on May 21st - 7-9pm...Consumers, designers and jewelers from all over the world flock to 47th Street -the “Diamond District”- to find stone dealers, casting houses, raw materials, and inspiration. Join the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the 47th Street BID and CJ Recht for Hot Rocks and Heavy Metal, an evening of presentations and cocktails at…See More
Consumers, designers and jewelers from all over the world flock to 47th Street -the “Diamond District”- to find stone dealers, casting houses, raw materials, and inspiration. Join the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the 47th Street BID and CJ Recht for Hot Rocks and Heavy Metal, an evening of presentations and cocktails at the Diamond Dealer’s Club, an institution at the heart of the City’s jewelry industry. Since its founding in 1931, the Diamond Dealer’s Club (DDC) has grown…See More
- by Rebecca Rose. 2013, SNAG/crafthaus Scholarship Recipient
For the next 13 months we'll discuss the trials, triumphs, and tribulations of exhibiting in art shows as emerging artists and established artists. Exhibition coverage will be balanced with tips on how to strategically build a legacy over a length of time, in a way that makes sense to your individual goals as an artist and maker.
Join us each month! There will be surprises around every corner, with photos, videos, SNAG conference coverage, and occasional interviews by rising artists!