Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Jewellery & Objects Course
Anna works cross disciplines in a practice-based way and teaches part time on the BA (Hons) Jewellery & Object course at the School of Jewellery. Originally from the South of Germany, Anna apprentice trained with a Master Goldsmiths, gained a BA (Hons) First Class Degree in Jewellery and Silversmithing from the School of...
Lecturer on BSc (Hons) Gemmology and Jewellery Studies
After twenty years of working in the Jewellery and Gemstone industry and studying for numerous trade qualifications, Michelle graduated from the School of Jewellery with a First class BSc (Hons) in Gemmology and Jewellery studies in 2015. Michelle began teaching at Birmingham City University as a Visiting Lecturer and now...
Lecturer, MA Jewellery and Related Products
Iona McCuaig is a jeweller, artist, researcher and educator. Her work explores the themes of narrative, value and materiality through object making. Historical references are strongly embedded in her practice and are playfully juxtaposed with contemporary observations. This results in a re-appropriation of history, allowing for...
Senior Lecturer / Programme Leader
Throughout her career, Claire has explored the potential for Computer Aided Design through working for a variety of both commercial and private clients. Claire has developed platinum and diamond product ranges and has created exclusive designs which were recognised by Platinum Guild International having won their platinum...
Tristan’s passion is miniature art, particularly science fiction and fantasy. He also specialises in mould making with silicones as well as casting with plasters and resins. Tristan has been an art practitioner in TV and film making props sets and puppets for stop motion productions as well as moulding costumes and props for...
Senior Lecturer, BA Hons Jewellery & Objects
Rebecca Skeels started her business in 1994 after graduating from the University of Wales. Since 1994, Rebecca’s thirst for knowledge and her passion for sharing has led her to graduate from Central Saint Martin’s (MA Project by Design) and achieving a PGC in Higher Education from the University for the Creative Arts. Rebecca...
Lecturer - MA Jewellery and Related Products, Graduate Diploma
Rebecca Steiner is an award-winning goldsmith whose work has been exhibited across the UK and Europe. Her research interests include crafts education, professional development for practitioners and the wider benefits of crafts practice in relation to personal autonomy, agency and wellbeing. She holds a Masters Degree in...
Programme Leader - BA (Hons) International Jewellery Business
Kate is an Alumni of BCU studying at the School of Jewellery, Birmingham; graduating in 1996 with a BA (Hons) in 3D Design specialising in Jewellery and Silversmithing. Kate entered the jewellery trade as a bench worker with Europe’s largest bullion and findings manufacturer; Cookson Precious Metals and within five years was...
Katy Tromans creates highly detailed, organic, narrative Objet d’art with the aim to tell a story through her designs. Her pieces consist predominantly of sculptural, solid silver display stands which hold hidden, intricate pieces of jewellery. Katy aims to tell a story, show a memory and allow her customers to wear the...
CAD/CAM Trainer at the Jewellery Industry Innovation Centre (JIIC), specialising in CAD/CAM, which involves a wide variety of new product development (NPD) work and teaching CAD on HND, BA and DFI courses. Prior to joining the University, Paul worked as a Design and Development Engineer in a bathroom products business.