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During lockdown Ambrin was commissioned by the 42nd Street mental health charity to create a digital work of art. She was challenged to explore how creativity and imagination can affect and benefit our mental wellbeing. The Pearl Grey teabag is a celebration of the humble tea break! This luxurious teabag symbolises the value in having a break and in taking moments to rest and pause.
"In order to create the Pearl Grey painting I reflected on my own artistic practice and on how some of my favourite parts of the creative process are my moments for pause. Where I can sit back with a cup of tea and bask in my crafting experience and take the time to reflect on what I am making. The painting draws comparisons between the value of the jewellery I create and the valuable moments I find throughout the making process itself" - Ambrin
We invite you to visit 'Corner Shop' which is a free online exhibition created by Ambrin during lockdown.
The exhibition features existing works explored in the context of lockdown. We look at how our relationships with objects and value have changed as a result of lockdown, as well as exploring wider themes and thoughts on quarantine life.
10th - 6pm - 9pm
11th - 10am - 6pm
12th - 10am - 5pm
13th - 10am - 4pm
Great Northern Contemorary Craft Fair
Upper Campfield Market
Please join us at this years Contemporary Craft Fair! Ambrin will be showing the full Chewing Gum Pearls and all pieces will be available for purchase!
People's History Museum
You are invited to join this free drop-in workshop at the People's History Museum. Ambrin will be teaching metal craft skills and you will learn how to stamp your very own message of protest onto blank copper coins.
1pm - 3pm
2pm - 4pm
Chewing Gum Pearls Pop-Up
'Chewing Gum Pearls' is a three-part series of contemporary jewellery that is playfully inspired by chewing gum! Join us to get a sneak peak of this brand new collection and to try out your favourite pieces. During the event Ambrin will be delivering a talk about what inspires her jewellery as well as discussing about her new collection.
Manchester Art Gallery
Bee In The City
Ambrin has been commissioned to create a giant bee scultpure for the 'Bee In The City' public art trail. 'Crown Jewels' will be on display at Manchester Art Gallery, and is one of over one hundred giant bee's installed throughout the city!
23rd July - 23rd September
Monday 11am - 5pm
Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 5pm
Kirstie's Handmade Christmas
Ambrin returns to Kirstie's Handmade Christmas this year to deliver an exciting metal craft demonstration. Tune in and discover how to make your very own golden angel!
Last year Ambrin was featured on the programme and won an award for her designs. Both episodes are now available to watch on All4.
9pm 5th December
'Gold Bar' will be on shown as part of the 'Getting Started' dipslay. As the perfect indulgence - it is 100% chocolate free and full of carats!
The Goldsmiths' Centre
42 Britton Street
6th September -
Monday - Friday
8am - 6pm
Galerie Marzee Graduate Exhibition
Lage Markt 3
6511 VK Nijmegen
Ambrin will be participating in this years International Graduate Exhibition. A selection of her work will be shown at the world renowned gallery for two months this summer.
21st August - 29th October
Tuesday - Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Ambrin Announced as Swarovski
Foundation Scholarship Award Winner
We are thrilled to announce that Ambrin has been selected by the Swarovski Foundation and will recieve their prestigious Jewellery Design Scholarship. As well as earning tuition support Ambrin will attend this years British Fashion Awards as a guest of the foundation.