Jack R / CAD Designer & Contemporary Goldsmith
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Birmingham Jewellery Quarter
Jewellery Industry Technologies
3D Printing | SLA & DLP
CAD Design development and consultancy
Rapid Prototyping consultancy
CAD Design | Softwares: Rhino, Matrix, 3D Coat, Magics, B9Creator, Netfab & Contour
Areas of expertise
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Jack is a highly successful award winning British Artisan and Goldsmith who specialises in the use of technologies such as CAD to create luxury fine jewellery, writing instruments and objets d'art.
He began his career as traditional Jewellery Apprentice in 2000 before completing a HND and later a BA Hons in Design for Industry at the prestigious Birmingham City University School of Jewellery BCU.
Following his graduation he worked for industry giants Weston Beamor as a CAD designer and 3D printing specialist where he continued to finesse his skills and further his exploration of Jewellery Industry Technologies.
In 2011 he established his synonymous luxury precious metal pen brand, by launching his debut collection at Harrods.
More highlights of his career to-date include ;
Exhibiting at the London Goldsmiths Fair,
Making bespoke pens for The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall
Winning two gold awards from the Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council
Winning and a Best of the Best accolade from the Robb Report.
He is a Queen Elizabeth Quest Craft Scholar (QEST) during which time he curated his own solo exhibition at Royal Jewellers Garrards of London
In 2016 he became a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths (FIPG)
Jack has created exquisite work for many prestigious clients and worked with international brands, design-lead retailers, manufacturers, independent designer-markers and craftspeople, including ; Links of London, James Newman, Shona Marsh, Stubbs and Co and Andrew Geoghegan.
His work has also featured in respected technical and design hardback publications and he was asked to be a judge at the Goldsmiths Craft and Design Awards,
Alongside creating bespoke commissioned pieces, Jack provides CAD Rhino & Matrix and 3D Printing, design consultations and private tuition and he has taught Masterclasses in CAD, Finishing, Photography and Jewellery Professional Practise as a visiting Lecturer at Birmingham City University School of Jewellery.
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