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Melissa Montague

Metalsmith

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Focus

Vessels, form, surface texture

Pricing

£90 — £1600

About

My work explores the relationship between people and artefacts to establish a lasting connection through function, scale and intrigue. My pieces are created predominantly from silver, copper and brass along with woods such as Ash and Jarrah. Using hammer techniques such as raising and forging along with construction, I create vessel forms and spoons of varying scale. I use hammer marks and oxidisation to create different surface textures and visual interest.

News

Studio Vault

07 Apr 2018
You can find some of my work on display at Studio Vault in Settle, North Yorkshire for the next couple of months, alongside some beautiful contemporary craft and jewellery.

BTCF with Design Factory

02 Apr 2017
I will be exhibiting some of my work with Design Factory at the British Craft Trade Fair in Harrogate. We will be there from 2nd-4th April.

Contemporary British Silversmiths at Desire

03 Mar 2017
I will be exhibiting alongside some other members of Contamporary British Silversmiths at the Desire jewellery & silversmithing fair at Chelsea old town hall in London. We will be there from 3rd-5th March.

Available for commissions

Yes

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Portfolio

Functional silver tableware

Disciplines Silversmithing, Metal work, Wood
Materials Precious metal, Metal, Wood

Don't be precious series

Disciplines Metal work, Silversmithing, Design
Materials Metal, Wood

Please do touch series

Disciplines Metal work, Design, Silversmithing, Wood
Materials Metal, Wood
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