Annabel Hood

About Annabel Hood

Annabel creates contemporary, simple pieces of silverware that are functional for every day use in any home. She uses surface decoration; hand engraving, chasing and etching to create conversations about important issues. Annabel’s touch collection looks at issues surrounding visual impairment. By using and abstracting non verbal language into surface decorations giving the user an insight into issues faced by the visually impaired.

Annabel’s current work is based on research and designs created over the last 18 months in collaboration with Glaciologist, Professor Peter Neinow at Edinburgh University. Using traditional decorative techniques to reflect the issues surrounding climate change.

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Meet Annabel Hood

Annabel uses traditional surface decoration techniques, here she uses hand engraving. This technique involves removing pieces of metal with a small sharp tool. Hand engraving can be used in a variety of ways that allows the light to reflect off the surface dramatically. Here Annabel is working on her upcoming series reflecting on current climate issues and glacier melt.

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All Goldsmiths’ Fair exhibitors welcome commissions. Don’t hesitate to contact this maker and start a conversation about commissioning a piece, unique to you. Examples of commissioning include transforming or combining old jewellery into new pieces, incorporating stones into new settings, or simply working together to create a bespoke piece in the style of this maker.

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