Rachael Plassard

Rachael Plassard is a third-generation contemporary jeweller with an MA in jewellery from UCA Farnham. She is a member of the association of contemporary jewellers and her highly decorative work is sold in galleries across the UK. 

Describe your approach to teaching
My approach to teaching is to support and encourage each students’ creative journey, through practical demonstrations and tailored learning, allowing everyone to work at their own pace and explore their own personal style.

What inspires your own work? 
My work reinterprets traditional ornament, taking inspiration from highly decorative styles throughout history. Within this I weave personal narratives, allowing my discoveries and reflections to inform my maximalist, decorative approach.

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