Open Studio & Exhibition at Maker

Mary Farrell, jeweller & maker, and Jane Francis, visual artist, will be showing, selling and talking about their work from 2nd-9th September at Maker, 2a High Street Inverkeithing. The weekend of the 2nd and 3rd are the Central Fife Open Studios, when Maker will be part of a string of venues showing the work of exciting Fife-based artists and makers. Jane and Mary are delighted to be part of this event, which will showcase the amazing talent of people in the area. From Tuesday 5th to Saturday 9th (half day on Wednesday), Maker will continue to display their work and will be open for visits from the public. The workshop/exhibition space at Maker is wonderfully light and fresh and will make a great backdrop to the work of these two artists.

Opening times:

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd, 10.30am-6pm

Monday 4th – Saturday 9th, 10am-5.30pm

 

www.centralfifeopenstudios.com

www.janefrancis.net

www.facebook.com/maryfarrelljewellery

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Maker: one of the venues for Central Fife Open Studios

On 2nd and 3rd September 2017 Maker will be one of the venues for the 2017 Central Fife Open Studios. Mary Farrell and Jane Francis will be showing and talking about their work in the workshop space at Maker on both days from 10.30am to 6pm.

to see the full listing of participating artists visit the CFOS website

Central Fife Open Studios has been set up to give professional artists and designers in Central Fife the opportunity to show their work to the public and celebrate the wealth of talent in this area.

The Open Studios offers the opportunity to talk to participating artists about how they create their work, their methods and sources of inspiration. There is also the chance to buy or commission a piece of original artwork from an exciting range of disciplines.

My Cherry Pie jewellery and homewares

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Summer Artfest ’16 – Saturday 18th June – Inverkeithing Civic Centre

My Cherry Pie designs and makes copper and silver enamelled jewellery and homewares in the most beautiful array of colours and textures, plus wheel-thrown ceramic pots, slip decorated with designs incorporating Japanese prints. Some of the pots contain ecosoy scented candles too. Just gorgeous!

My Cherry Pie has also taken a working studio in Inverkeithing at Inverstudios along with Black Rock Textiles and Jane Francis Paintings. A new phase of creative life awaits as the space will allow for more artist events, workshops, tuition and other collaborative projects. The space will be ‘open by appointment’ soon and commissions are welcome.

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My Cherry Pie will be at the Artfest ’16 Summer Art & Craft Market on Saturday 18th June, 11am-4.30pm at the Inverkeithing Civic Centre, Queen Street.

The Alchemist’s Forge – Hand-Forged Silver Jewellery

The Alchemist’s Forge has a studio in Inverkeithing, overlooking Ballast Bank Park and out to the Firth of Forth. A beautiful setting for a gorgeous studio and the place where this stunning hand-forged sterling silver jewellery is created, inspired by the bonnie lands of the north and her creatures and trees.

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We’re delighted that The Alchemist’s Forge will be joining us for the second time at one of our Makers Markets. Their raffle prize will be a studio voucher – a day working with Sam in her beautiful studio, and taking away at the end of it a piece you have hand made yourself. We think this is a great idea and a fantastic prize! Raffle Tickets will be available on the day of the Makers Market, £1 for a strip of 5, until the prizes are drawn at 4pm. What a great chance to win this fantastic creative opportunity!

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Serenity – repurposing glass vessels

Serenity creates unique candle lamps using repurposed glass vessels. These small, medium and large-scale lamps give a pleasing glow and serene ambience to any setting. Serenity also creates handcrafted silver, pearl and gemstone jewellery.

Visitors to the ART:JAM on 12th September at Inverkeithing Civic Centre are invited to join taster sessions in the process involved to make mini versions of these lovely lamps.

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Serenity will be running classes at the Fire Station Creative in Dunfermline on Thursday 3rd September 10am-noon, and at their Dunfermline studio on Saturday 5th September 10am-noon:

“Turn unwanted glass items into unique candleholders. The process is simple and requires no previous craft experience” The 2-hour workshops cost £25, including materials. E-mail Serenity  to book

 

The Alchemist’s Forge

The Alchemist’s Forge creates stunning hand-forged silver jewellery using semi-precious and precious stones, finding inspiration in the Scottish landscape, its creatures and organic forms – “the bonnie lands of the north”.

Examples of this lovely and original work will be available to purchase at the ART:JAM Art & Craft Market on 12th September at Inverkeithing Civic Centre, Queen Street.

Alchemist’s Forge has a studio right here in Inverkeithing, on Preston Crescent, which overlooks the Ballast Bank Park and out to the Firth of Forth. A Beautiful setting worthy of the beautiful items created within.

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My Cherry Pie – copper enamel & silver jewellery

We are delighted to be welcoming My Cherry Pie to Inverkeithing on May 2nd for the ‘Spring Into Summer’ Art and Craft Fair. Come along to the fair and fall in love with this beautiful jewellery…

Saturday May 2nd, 11am – 5pm, Inverkeithing Civic Centre, Queen Street, KY11 1PA.

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“I produce a collection of colourful and textured jewellery using techniques such as kiln fired enamel, copper, etching, repousse, stone setting and metal patinas.

I have a BH(Hons) woven textile degree from the Scottish College of Textiles but have developed my silversmithing and jewellery designs over the last 10 years whilst bringing up my family. I enjoy working with semi precious gemstones and Czech glass beads to compliment the copper and sterling silver.

I make rings, earrings, bangles, pendants, and welcome commissions.

I am also working on a new collection of ring and trinket dishes using enamel and ceramic transfers.”

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