Joy BC

Joy BC

Artist Goldsmith. Conceptual Fine Jewellery and Objet D'art.

Biography

Joy BC is an Artist Goldsmith who works predominantly in Nobel Metals. Her work has been described as wearable artworks and miniature sculpture.

After graduating from Jewellery and Silversmithing at the Glasgow School of Art Joy was taught by by two master goldsmiths before doing her MA in Jewellery and Metal at the Royal College of Art. Whilst at the RCA Joy was awarded a fully funded research fellowship to KCUA, the oldest art school in Japan. Joy was subsequently awarded the International Graduate Prize from Gallery MARZEE and Overall Excellence by Theo Fennel. She has exhibited at Collect at Somerset house, in Gallery Intro and Gallery MARZEE in the Netherlands, Gallery 2G in Tokyo and KCUA Gallery in Kyoto.

jewellery precious

Joy BC is a trained Goldsmith working mostly in noble metals, such as 22ct gold, 18ct gold, 925 sterling and 999 fine silver. Joy uses precious gemstones of the highest quality which are responsibly sourced.

metalwork and silversmithing

Larger works in a variety of metal alloys are available from Joy BC.

weddings

Joy BC offers a full bespoke range of wedding, ceremonial and engagement rings, using traditional and contemporary techniques.

other crafts

Both a goldsmith and sculptress, Joy BC is a master carver in the art of lost wax casting and coloured patination. Objects d'art such as the 'Medusa' bronze combs and the 'Hypatia/Saint Catherine' brooch are amongst these.