Hidden Gems: Sian Evans, Coppersmith

  Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on Sian Evans, Coppersmith. You’ve heard of a Goldsmith and of course a Silversmith. Not forgetting a Blacksmith! What about a Coppersmith? The San Miguel Rich List Magazine describe coppermsithng as a niche art. According to the dictionary definition: smithing is to “treat (metal) by … Continue reading Hidden Gems: Sian Evans, Coppersmith

Hidden Gems: LR Vandy, Artist

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on LR Vandy. Lisa is a contemporary artist, whose work I discovered @154artfair In the Hull series, she explores the relationship between journeys/trade/commodities and how they link to masks. You can find out more on her website, here.   Continue reading Hidden Gems: LR Vandy, Artist

Hidden Gems – Jenny Saville, RA: Highest paid living (female) artist

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in the world of gemstones, jewellery and arts. As of Friday 5th October 2018, Jenny Saville became the highest paid living (female) artist. When Propped, her self-portrait sold at Sotheby’s in London, for GBP£9.5 million/USD$12.4 million. The whole saga and OTT art news that happened over the weekend overshadowed this somewhat. Yet, we have … Continue reading Hidden Gems – Jenny Saville, RA: Highest paid living (female) artist