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My name is Anna Campbell. Here are a few things about me

I am a jewellery artist and PGCE qualified teacher living in Edinburgh. I work from my studio at Hill Street Design House

I founded Jewellery School Scotland and teach silver jewellery making classes in Edinburgh and London.
I am regularly invited to teach at events including the You Can Make It metal clay residential conference, the Creative Craft Show and  Kirstie Allsopp's handmade fair. 

I sell my jewellery online and at An Independent Zebra in Stockbridge, Edinburgh.

I am a blogger for the Huffington Post and regularly write for Making Jewellery magazine. My work has been featured in newspapers, magazines and on television. See here for links >
I am the silver clay jewellery demonstrator for Create and Craft TV >

I specialise in silver clay jewellery and hold the Higher Diploma in Metal Clay from the Mid Cornwall School of Jewellery as well as Art Clay and PMC Rio Rewards Certification.

I am one half of Campbell-Hall Creations, an innovative collaborative art project with my photographer and artist husband Gary. We create artwork and jewellery monthly inspired by our travels in Scotland and beyond. The project includes a behind the scenes look at our creative process and creative conversations. You can find out more about this project here >

I've been commissioned to make jewellery for celebrities. You can see a gallery of some of my work here >

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Five fantastic Black Friday deals for metal clay artists

Black Friday has arrived and along with it an astounding amount of offers in my inbox and on facebook. For an American tradition it really has found some traction here in the UK! Don't get me wrong, I will be looking at whether I can get some christmas present shopping done but I noticed that there are some great offers out there for metal clay artists to invest in their own training or to stock up on supplies. So, with that in mind, here are the deals I've seen that are worth a second look

1. 20% off day and evening classes at the London Jewellery School
As you probably know, I work for the London Jewellery School. If you'd like to take a class with me there you can see my teaching calendar for 2018 here (it is possible that there will be some changes but right now I am the one due to teach the classes listed above).
For me, learning face to face with an expert tutor is the quickest way to develop your skills. It allows you to ask questions and practice with feedback. For me…

Jewellery inspiration - unusual stone settings

I am pretty addicted to pinterest and love that we have so much access to inspiration as jewellers there. I have recently been drawn to unusual stone settings and I find it useful to consider how the jeweller has done it as it gives me a jumping off point for ideas. Here are a few innovative designs that I love.

Turquoise necklace by Cobalt blue

I love the work of byDaphne Krinos who regularly uses stones in innovative ways. This piece is a round brooch on 18 carat gold

Swarovski crystalactite ring from Maison Margiela

Thomas Giesen - acrylic ring with amethyst ball

Labradorite pendant by Anna Vosburg

Glauco Cambi bracelet with magnetic closure

Odyssey orbital ring earrings by Silversong jewelry

My first Huffington Post blog post

I'm really excited that I have been accepted as a blogger for the Huffington Post. My first blog post was published today and was chosen for the front page of the UK site which was doubly exciting!
The topic of my blog post was 'Why the Uber tribunal ruling could ruin my life' 
Do take a look and let me know your thoughts