wendy Ramshaw David WatkinsThe innovative jeweller Wendy Ramshaw CBE died in December 2018, aged 79. Known especially for her geometric designs and her trademark ring stacks, Wendy's work influenced several generations of UK jewellers since the 1960s.

 

It is a measure of her influence on British jewellery design that several obituaries have been published.

The Crafts Council: a life in 5 projects

The Guardian, obituary written by gallerist Helen Drutt's son Matthew Drutt: obituary

The Times (site registration required) obituary

Financial Times, review of the exhibition Room of Dreams touring from 2012

The Scottish Gallery obituary. The Scottish Gallery will be showing a pre-planned  exhibition of Ramshaw's work in early 2019.

Wendy Ramshaw ring stack

 

Wendy and her husband David Watkins gave the keynote speech at ACJ's 2010 Crossings conference.