Wednesday, July 16, 2014


Jewellery mentoring & exhibition project

‘Handshake is a mentoring project involving contemporary jewellers from New Zealand matched with their chosen idols/mentors from across the globe, developing work for a series of national and international exhibitions.’

Handshake 2 involves two years of contact with our mentors and is documented for those keen to follow on the Handshake 2 blog which is now well under way with some interesting insights.
As a mentee of Handshake 2, I am privileged to be paired with Helen Britton. Sarah Walker-Holt and Helen Britton

My fantastic fellow mentee’s and their mentors are;
Vanessa Arthur and David Neale
Amelia Pascoe and Ruudt Peters
Suni Hermon and Sally Marsland
Karren Dale and Gemma Draper
Julia Middleton and Terhi Tolvanen
Kelly McDonald and Kirsten Haydon
Lisa Higgins and Cal Lane
Moniek Schrijer and Philip Sajet
Raewyn Walsh and Henriette Schuster
Renee Bevan and Harrell Fletcher
Soo Jeong Lee and Natalia Milosz-Piekarska
Tineke Jansen and Ela Bauer