Rachel Hearne

Rachel Hearne
Rachel Hearne Jewellery
The Glassworks
7-9 Chapel St
My work is influenced by the play of line and form found in nature and architecture. I enjoy exploring the drama of mixed materials, textures, and surface treatments in my work. I use theses influences to create heritage pieces that are contemporary and will stand the test of time.

All of my designs are made in my studio in the UK. I specialise in small batch production runs meaning that my work is never mass-produced and is crafted with my own hands. I also offer bespoke commission pieces for those in search of unique and personal items to commemorate special occasions and life events.
2019 “Wanderings” Arteria 23
2018 “Apricity" Arteria 23
2017 “Hygge” Arteria 23
2016 “MTM & DTD” Arertia 23
2015 “Ten 10” Arteria 23
2014 “Winter” Arteria 23
2013 “Everyday” Leed Craft and Design Centre
2013 “Mums that Make” Arteria 23
2010 “Winter ” Ferrers Gallery
2008 “Simply Silver” Leeds Craft and Design Centre
2007 “Be Dazzled” Yorkshire Craft Centre /YSP
2007 “Northern Life” Northern Gallery Nelson
2007 “Wedding Adornment” Royal Exchange Manchester
2007 “Architectonics” Velvet Di Vinci, San Francisco CA
2007 “Alchemy 7” Leeds Craft and Design Centre
2006 “Architectonics” RIBA Liverpool

1994 -1996 AA Art and Design Honours- Moorpark College
1996- 1999 BA Jewellery and Metalsmithing Design – Humboldt State University
2006- Advanced Stone Setting - Tony Campbell
2017- Mount Making - Goldsmiths London
2018 – PMC Level 1 – MCSJ

1998-2001 Product Design/ Manager Baroni Ltd
2001 Project MARC - Sustainable Jewellery Practice Ambrym, Vanuatu
2002 Project Tibetian Refugee Centre - Daharmsala, India
2002-present – Jewellery Designer Rachel Hearne Contemporary Jewellery
2008 –present CancerCare Jewellery & Creative Metals Group Therapist
2009- present Silversmithing and Jewellery Lecturer Lancashire Adult Education
2010 –present Silversmithing and Jewellery Lecturer Cumbria Adult Education
2013- present Private instruction and workshops


2007 FRESH student placement Scheme UCLAN Preston- Emma Hedley
2008 RICI University of Salford Design Initiative – Innovative engineering for Silversmithing
2009- ongoing CancerCare Creative Metals and Jewellery Groups Lancaster/ Kendal
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