TUTOR

Miranda S / Jeweller & Enamelling Specialist

Areas of expertise 
  • Jewellery Making techniques

  • Enamelling

  • Resin / Cold Enamelling

  • Jewellery Design : Concept to design development

  • Jewellery Drawing : Classic hand rendering for client presentation / portfolio

  • Granulation (Silver) for Beginners

  • Mentoring  for new jewellery graduates/creative business start ups

  • Costing and pricing

  • Tutor

 

About

Following on from her BA in 3D Design at Manchester Met. University and an MA in Jewellery Related Products at Birmingham City University School of Jewellery, Miranda worked in the trade as a Jewellery designer and gem stone selector at Cropp and Farr in London, a prestigious fine Jewellery manufacturer.

Miranda then started her own  jewellery business and has been working in the Jewellery Industry as a Designer and Maker for over 15 years working on private and trade commissions.

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Predominantly working in silver and vitreous enamels but also some gold and semi-precious and precious stones Miranda’s work has been exhibited and sold nationally and internationally. Her work has been recognised and selected for  prestigious events such as Goldsmiths Fair and Origin, with her pieces held in the collection of the Cohn Foundation in Philadelphia, USA.

In recent times Miranda has been involved in a variety of creative initiatives including an Enamelling  research and development project  in association with AJ Wells in which she experimented with industrial enamels for larger scale works, which culminated in a wall based commission for Walsall Manor Hospital. 

 

In 2012/13 Miranda worked with other jewellery Quarter creatives on the ‘Regenerated’ a project in collaboration with the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, whereby artworks were created in response to the site and included in an exhibition held at the Museum.

Miranda is a very experienced tutor of jewellery and design, working with at a variety of Universities such as Birmingham City School of Jewellery, Staffordshire and Liverpool Hope as a visiting lecturers teaching BA students. Additionally specialising in supporting new makers, in particular from 2009-2013 Miranda was a mentor to new business start-ups for the Design Space jewellery incubation scheme in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.

 

Member of :

  • Association for Contemporary Jewellery

  • Centrepiece – collective of Birmingham Jewellers

  • British Society of Enamellers

  • Guild of Enamellers 

Location 

Birmingham

Learn from Miranda one-to-one

Email to check the tutor's availability and to obtain a quote for a 1-day one-to-one session with them.

Email Dawn Meaden-Johnson at bespoketraining@virginmedia.com

 

Student Feedback

Course: Enamelling Experience Day

2 persons

 

We had a great day and learnt a lot!

Miranda was really lovely and patient with us, and made sure to give us lots of options so we could choose exactly what we wanted to do.
 
I would definitely recommend this course to anyone who would like to know more about enamelling! 

I would rate the course 5***** (Excellent)

Imogen | Jewellery Maker

WHAT PEOPLE SAY