Maria Whetman is a jewellery-artist, designer-maker and educator with  an MA  in "Design: Maker & Materials" from University of Plymouth, a PGCE from Cardiff University, and a BA.Hons in "3D Design: Jewellery" from Central Saint Martins, London. Maria teaches at Plymouth College of Art, where she is Pathway Leader for BA.Hons Jewellery, exhibits across the UK selling internationally, and has undertaken many private commissions over the years. Designs are informed by the joy of exploring materials, process, narrative, landscape and a love of detail.