About Samuel Waterhouse
Samuel is a self-taught jeweller and silversmith specialising in the Korean technique Keum Boo. His work derives from the art of antiquity – in particular from the shape and form of ancient ceramics, the mechanisms of ancient metalwork and the patterns found in ancient painting.
By creating his own alloys of gold he has further developed the technique of Keum Boo enabling him to create patterns made of a variety of white, green, yellow and pure gold. He therefore uses this development to illustrate and pattern his work; occasionally oxidising exposed silver in order to create a dramatic contrast.
Information on commissions
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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