AMY McCOLL

Resin and precious metal jewellery.

About Amy

My work draws inspiration from my drawings of botanical forms as well as my photography which explores colour and light. I therefore aim to create jewellery which retains the fluidity of the drawn line by transferring my linear drawings from paper onto the surface of my pieces through a variety of techniques. I am also fascinated by the optical distortions created by facets and layers of clear resin. I will employ a combination of precious metals, perspex and opaque and translucent resin to achieve pieces which are colourful, wearable and, through the strange optical qualities, tactile despite their hard surfaces.

Although I am not directly influenced by trends within the fashion world I am drawn to its ever changing colour and glamour and aim to create contemporary pieces which are striking yet wearable and therefore relevant to a design conscious wearer.

My work employs bold shapes, bright colours and hard surfaces but at the same time retains a softer, lighter, more feminine feel through the botanical imagery and elements of translucency. This is a contradiction which I like and hope adds interest when the pieces are worn and examined.

Since graduating from Edinburgh College of Art in June 2007 I have exhibited with Dazzle both in London and Glasgow. Other exhibitions and stockists include: New Designers, Islington; The Scottish Gallery, 12 Degrees, Covet and Precious, Edinburgh; The White Gallery, Dundee and Diana Porter Contemporary Jewellery, Bristol.

Further Images

Gingko Bangle

Gingko Bangle

Perspex and resin layered bangle.

Large Cameo Pendant

Large Cameo Pendant

Perspex and resin on etched silver pendant.

Small Cameos Necklace

Small Cameos Necklace

2 strand cameo necklace with silver and perspex.


Gladioli Bangle

Gladioli Bangle

Large multi layered perspex and resin bangle.

Poppy Bangle

Poppy Bangle

Resin and perspex bangle.

Ginkgo Rings Series

Ginkgo Rings Series

Three rings with oxidised silver, spraypaint and resin.


Amarillis Bangle

Amarillis Bangle

Resin and perspex bangle.

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