Jessica Turrell is a well-established jeweller with over 25 years teaching experience. Her focus is on the use of vitreous enamel using non-traditional techniques in combination with metal texturing. Jessica studied at Central Saint Martins and has an MA in multi-disciplinary printmaking from UWE, Bristol. She exhibits nationally and internationally.
My approach to teaching is to build students' technical skills and confidence with enamel so that they are able to develop a personal visual language through play, experimentation and discovery.
In my own work I try to discover and explore the unique characteristics of my materials. It is important to me that my pieces reward the wearers close attention with an intricate, detailed, and tactile surface.