Q&A Jeweller Jo Lavelle


Read my Q&A on the Sale Arts Trail Website. The series is an introduction to all the artists exhibiting at the one day Christmas Bazaar at the Moorfield Pub in Sale. It will be a fabulous event with mulled wine to get you into the christmas spirit. Spread the word and come along and shop local and support small local business.

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In the run up to the Christmas Bazaar there will be a series of Q&A with some of the exhibitors. The series will start with the three organisers Sarah Malone, Sophie Nixon and first up Jeweller Jo Lavelle.


What is your practice? Materials? Processes?

I make jewellery. I mainly work in silver and sometimes gold. I have recently learnt how to cut stones so have started to incorporate them into my work mainly in one off pieces. My processes are very much traditional jewellery making techniques with hand tools but one piece of equipment with a plug a could not be without is a barrel polisher.

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What 5 words describe your work? 

Silver, fun, moveable, fiddly and playful.

Do you have any design heroes?

I have many!! Lucienne Day, Robin Day, Jacqueline Ryan, Zaha Hadid, Katy Hackney, Kathy Murphy, Cathy Chotard,  Syann Van Niftrik and Karl Fritsch,

Where is…

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