Rebecca Joselyn

Silversmith & Jeweller
Rebecca Joselyn is an internationally recognised contemporary British Silversmith and Jeweller. She is based at Yorkshire Artspace in the heart of Sheffield’s metalworking and arts district in South Yorkshire. Rebecca designs and creates truly unique custom made silverware and bespoke jewellery. Rebecca is one of Sheffield’s premier designer makers of silverware and silver jewellery. She is renowned as one of the leading Silversmith’s in the UK. See her collections below.

 

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Contemporary Silverware & Jewellery

Rebecca established her first workshop making custom made silverware and handcrafted bespoke jewellery in 2006. She achieved a BA Honours at Sheffield Hallam University, receiving a Precious Metal Bursary Award from the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths. She joined the ‘Silversmith Starter Programme’ at Yorkshire Artspace in Sheffield and has been based in the building ever since then. You can see her workshop news here

A success story

Rebecca is driven and energetic in her approach to all of her enterprises. Whilst some might say she is now reaping the rewards of a decade dedicated to excellence in craft skill and entrepreneurship, she is as much concerned with her contributions to the future of the trade as a whole as well as with the current success of her own business.

Rebecca is a mentor for the young and aspiring Silversmiths and Jewellers on the Yorkshire Artspace ‘Starter Studio Programme’. She is keen to represent the precious metalworking sector in this field in years to come and help support and grow it.

Rebecca is also one of the founding directors of Goldsmiths North – an annual ‘Contemporary Silverware and Jewellery Show based in The Cutlers Hall in Sheffield.

National Recognition

Rebecca is a Freeman of the City of London and a Freeman of The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths.

Rebecca is also a Freeman of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire in her home city of Sheffield.

National Awards

In 2007, Rebecca won a Gold Award from the Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council and the Newcomer Award from Craftsman Magazine at the British Craft Trade Fair. In 2008, she won a Crafts Council Development Award. She has an established reputation in the UK as a trusted Sheffield jeweller and Sheffield silverware designer and maker.

Public & Private Collections

Rebecca’s bespoke silverware and handmade Sheffield jewellery is held in many public and private collections.

Notably, her home city of Sheffield has recognised the quality of her craftsmanship for handmade silver, bespoke silverware and silver jewellery. As one of Sheffield premier designer makers and a leading Sheffield jeweller, three of her Silver Bag Vases are held in The Millennium Gallery permanent metalwork collection. Her unique silverware Silver Wine Carafe is held in The Cutlers company of Hallamshire’s Silver Collection.

Her U.K. silverware and U.K. jewellery work has caught the eye of many private collectors, both domestically and internationally. Please read what collectors say about Rebecca and her work on the testimonials page.

In 2008 her handcrafted silverware work caught the eye of the Duke of Devonshire who still collects her bespoke silverwork today. Carrie Fisher was also a collector of her contemporary silver designs. See some of the well known and not so well know names who are happy to testify to her truly outstanding work.

National Exhibitions

Rebecca regularly exhibits her silverware and silver Sheffield jewellery collections at events, craft shows and design fairs around the UK, including the prestigious Goldsmiths Fair and also Open Studios. Find out where to see Rebecca and her silverware near you this year.

Rebecca’s silverware and jewellery have been exhibited at Goldsmiths Hall in The City of London and The Islington Design Centre in London.

In The Press

Rebecca has featured in numerous trade and craft journals in addition to her work appearing in The Sunday Times, The Financial Times and Exposed Magazine.

Rebecca’s handmade and bespoke silverware work is featured regularly in local and national press.

Rebecca’s hndcrafted silverware and silver jewellery work has grabbed the attention of many journalists. As a result she has been featured in newspapers including the Sunday Times. Rebecca has also featured in The Financial Times in the ‘How to spend it’ section several times for her Silver Bottle Beaker, the Silver ‘Crushed Can’ Jug and the Salt and Pepper ‘Oil Drums’ and with her ‘From The Shed’ Collection. Rebecca also featured in The Telegraph with the ‘Crushed Can’ Jug.

Bespoke Commissions

Rebecca can work with you to create commissioned bespoke silverware and handmade jewellery to your brief.

A bespoke silver oil container was commissioned and shown in the museum of modern art in Kuwait.

 

Rebecca also created the silver packaging for the world’s most expensive coffee, which was available to purchase in Harrods.

 

See more great examples of Rebecca’s commissioned Sheffield silverware  and bespoke Sheffield jewellery.

 

Rebecca will be more than happy to help you commission that  truly one off unique piece.

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