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Chimney Cluster Necklace; Pure tin, silver, copper, mica, iron, chalk, resin.

FluxPlay. (Maria Whetman).

Jewellery Designer-Maker and Educator.

Tavistock, Devon


Narrative, materials, process


£25 — £400


Jewellery-artist, designer-maker and educator with a BAHons in Jewellery Design from Central StMartins, an MA (Distinction) in Design: Maker & Materials from University of Plymouth and a PGCE from Cardiff University, currently Pathway Leader for Jewellery at Plymouth College of Art. Exhibits across the UK, sells internationally, has undertaken many private commissions over the years. Designs are informed by the joy of exploring materials, process, narrative, landscape and a love of detail.


Beach Finds jewellery workshop

19 Aug 2017
Turn your beach treasure into something beautiful and wearable! Enjoy a creative day in the workshop, use traditional techniques to make professional items with a twist; sea glass, plastic & wood combined with metals. Leave with an item and skills!

Ringing the Changes

15 Apr 2017
Ringing The Changes, is an exhibition of internationally renowned British jewellers designing distinctly modern rings, complimenting both the contemporary and the traditional. Includes 8 new designers, and new work from current VS designers.

Available for commissions



Material Landscape

Disciplines Silversmithing, Jewellery, Metal work, Conceptual
Materials Metal, Mixed Media, Organic Material, Precious metal

Tins Re-purposed.

Disciplines Jewellery, Automata, Metal work
Materials Metal, Mixed Media, Recycled


Disciplines Silversmithing, Automata, Jewellery
Materials Gems, Metal, Mixed Media, Plastics, Precious metal, Recycled