Vicki trained in jewellery design at Middlesex Polytechnic, and in 1977, with the help of the British Crafts Council, she set up a tiny studio. Her first collection produced from the workshop was largely inspired by the city of her childhood – Oxford.
Vicki uses architecture as inspiration for her unique work - many individually designed pieces are based on real buildings and some are imaginary. She has recently produced a brooch based on the new, and now famous Norman Foster designed ‘Gherkin’ building in London’s financial district.
These incredibly detailed scaled down works of art are often commissions from the architects who designed the subject, and many are one-offs. We have our very own brooch of the National Lobster Hatchey at Padstow.
Vicki exhibits nationally and internationally and her work is found in public collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Royal Museum of Scotland.