Cathy McCarthy
32 Janson Road
Southampton
Hampshire
SO15 5FX
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07949 675 397
Cathy McCarthy is a contemporary jeweller, based in Southampton, Hampshire.

Cathy designs and creates precious metal jewellery, which is inspired by love of nature and an passion for detail. Cathy's intricate designs combine abstract natural shapes and textures, all brought to life using hands-on traditional jewellery making techniques.

Cathy is an active member of the ACJ Wessex group.

Website: www.cathymccarthyjewellery.co.uk
Facebook: @cathymccarthyjewellery
Instagram: @cathymccarthyjewellery
Twitter: @cathmccarthy925

Exhibitions

Current Outlets -
Sheep Shed Gallery - Fairground Craft & Design Centre, Weyhill SP11 0QN
New Ashgate Gallery - Waggon Yard, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7PS
Honest Thistle - 73B Atholl Rd, Pitlochry PH16 5BL
Etsy on-line shop - www.etsy.com/uk/shop/cathymccarthydesigns
Folksy on-line shop - www.folksy.com/shops/cathymccarthyjewellery

Exhibitions -
"Choice" (ACJ group exhibition), New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey - Summer 2018
"Winter Jewels" (ACJ Wessex), Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Hampshire - Winter 2017/18
"Contrasts" Rowlands Castle, Hampshire - Nov 2017
"Winter Jewels" (ACJ Wessex), Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Hampshire - Winter 2016/17
"Contrasts" Rowlands Castle, Hampshire - Nov 2016
"Choice" (ACJ group exhibition), New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey - Summer 2016
"Forest Jewels" (ACJ Wessex) High Corner Inn, Linwood, Hampshire - Summer 2016
"Winter Jewels" (ACJ Wessex) Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Hampshire - Winter 2016/17
"Summer Jewels" (ACJ Wessex) Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Hampshire - Summer 2015
Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia - 2013/14
Artisan design gallery, Brisbane, Australia - 2013/14
Bleeding Heart Gallery, Brisbane, Australia - 2014
Rosebed Street Gallery, Eudlo, Australia 2012

Memberships -
Association for Contemporary Jewellery Wessex Branch, UK
Association for Contemporary Jewellery, UK

Awards -
Highly commended - “Expressions” exhibition, Brisbane, Australia - 2013
First Prize - "Expressions" exhibition, Brisbane, Australia 2012
Stephen Betts Award - 1998

Books - (Cathy's work is included in the following publications.)
"Narrative Jewelry - Tales from the toolbox" Mark Fenn (page 181) - 2018
"Jewellers: The Directory" - ACJ, UK (page 99) - 2007

Biography

UK based jewellery designer & maker // Small business owner // Works in precious metals // Inspired by nature // Loves texture and detail // Passionate about handmade // Member ACJ Wessex // Jewellery Teacher //

More Images

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Bird stud earrings
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Dandelion Wisp stud earrings
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Cloud & Umbrella necklace