Made in London designer profile: Rachel Boston

By beatrice behlen on 20 Nov 2013

Rachel Boston is one of seven jewellery designers profiled in Museum of London's 'Made in London: Jewellery Now' exhibition, which opens on 21 November. Part of The Museum of London’s Jewellery Season, the exhibition brings together seven London-based contemporary jewellers. Delving into the creative processes and working methods of the designers, the exhibition paints a picture of London as a source of inspiration and innovation. Beyond presenting their work, the exhibition explores the unique professional identity of each designer, giving a snapshot of their world and imagination.Jewellery by Rachel BostonRachel Boston's inspiration board

London serves as a training ground, workshop, market place and inspiration to a large number of jewellery makers. Made in London: Jewellery Now explores the creations and unique vision of the most exciting, imaginative and boundary-pushing jewellers working in the capital today. In this blog series, exhibition curators Beatrice Behlen and Agata Belcen speak to the designers involved in the exhibition and discover what inspires them. Read the full postRead the full post

Printing off the Cheapside Hoard: The Art of 3D Printing

By juno rae on 20 Nov 2013

Participant art created on iPadsParticipant art created on iPadsParticipants working on their jewellery designs3D printed jewellery3D printed jewellery

Earlier in the month, as part of the programme of events to celebrate The Cheapside Hoard: London’s Lost Jewels, the Museum of London ran a 3D printing workshop, offering participants an opportunity to design and 3D print their own unique jewellery items. Juno Rae, Digital Learning Programme Coordinator, writes about the workshop and the range of pieces created by participants. Read the full postRead the full post

Printing off the Cheapside Hoard: Preparing for The Art of 3D Printing

By juno rae on 24 Oct 2013

Dress button, early 17th century3D printing a floral mount3D printing a floral mount3D-printed-floral-mountResources and decorative supplies

This November, as part of the programme of events to celebrate The Cheapside Hoard: London’s Lost Jewels, the Museum of London will be running a 3D printing workshop, offering participants an opportunity to design and 3D print their own unique jewellery items. Juno Rae, Digital Learning Programmes Coordinator, writes about the cutting edge technology involved and her preparations for the weekend event. Read the full postRead the full post