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Lesley Adolphson

Silver tassel pendant on a snake chain

I have always spent time making things. As a child I made doll’s clothes after learning to knit and sew alongside my  mother. As an adult I continued to make clothes, bags and jewellery. At Teacher Training College my personal study subject was ceramics. Skills I acquired back in the seventies are now in full use again in my work with metal clay.

I started making silver jewellery in 2009 when I embarked on a City & Guilds Silver Jewellery Making course. It wasn’t long before I discovered silver metal clay. What an amazing material; I couldn’t believe my luck – to be able to make pieces in clay, fire them and they turn into metal…fine silver. Wow! This material has inspired me!

I specialise in making free-form hollow beads and many of my pieces contain one or more of these bespoke beads. I use silver metal clay to make pendants and also charms for earrings and bracelets in conjunction with sterling silver wire and sheet.

I make jewellery that I would like to wear myself and what a joy to create striking individual pieces that others love too!

Take a look at https://www.peterboroughgiftshop.com/collections/lesley-adolphson-jewellery where you can see and purchase some of my work.

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Contact name
Lesley Adolphson

Exhibition address
Grange Farm, Whittlesey Rd, Benwick, PE15 0XU

Artist address
11 Church Street, Deeping St James, PE6 8HF

Email lesleyadolphson@btinternet.com
Website www.lesleyadolphson.com
Telephone 01778349252
Mobile 07751945609

Open days

10 July 2021 (10am - 4pm)
11 July 2021 (10am - 4pm)

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Open other times by appointment
No

Demonstrations available
No

Tuition offered
No

Garden open for visitors
Yes

Refreshments served
Yes

Commissions accepted
Yes

Silver and Black Bead Necklace by Lesley Adolphson


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