Melanie Eddy

Melanie Eddy
The Goldsmiths' Centre
42 Britton Street
London EC1M 5AD
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Melanie Eddy is a jewellery designer/maker with an individual style of jewellery that is handmade in precious metals to a very high standard; she specialises in a bespoke service,mostly working within customer focused private commission. From her London studio based in The Goldsmiths’ Centre, Clerkenwell, she combines traditional approaches with new applications, creating sculptural jewellery that uses geometry as a tool to explore the relationship of form to the body.

Melanie is a key academic on the MA Design: Ceramics Furniture and Jewellery programme at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. She is consistently involved in projects relating to her field; research, writing, editorial work, teaching, exhibition installation and curation are examples. She has undertaken contracts with institutions and corporations as varied as Swarovski, Transitions Optical, the Victoria & Albert Museum, Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design, The Goldsmiths Company, The Goldsmiths Craft & Design Council, The British Council and the Aga Khan Foundation. She is a Director of The Association for Contemporary Jewellery and is involved in The Society of Jewellery Historians having previously served as Reviews Editor on the Editorial Board for Jewellery History Today, The Society’s magazine.
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Polyhedral Slide Necklace, Sterling Silver
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Faceted Rings, 18k gold
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Transformation neckpiece, sterling silver, 2007