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Dee Barnes is inspired by the use of rich colours, surface patterns and textures. Her jewellery stems from her original paintings which are hand cut into freeform shapes. Her desire is to create beautiful jewellery using every materials.

Dee Barnes Designs

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Dee Barnes is inspired by the use of rich colours, surface patterns and textures. Her jewellery stems from her original paintings which are hand cut into freeform shapes. Her desire is to create beautiful jewellery using every materials.
I have spent a number of years running my own contemporary craft gallery in the historic city of Lincoln and now concentrate fully on my own making practice based in Leicester UK.

The Colourfield collections are created from my own original paintings. I use acrylic paints, chalks, inks and gold leaf, silver and resin. Every single piece is a one off, no two pieces are the same. I make collections in small batches according to the painting I have selected.
My desire is to emphasize the use of non-traditional materials and innovative techniques to create original one off, jewel like pieces of wearable statement jewellery.

This website represents a small snapshot of my work, for more information and any trade inquiries please email me at:
deelbarnes@gmail.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/deebarnesdesigns/?hl=en
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deebarnesdesigns/

2018 - Events
Craft - Top Drawer Olympia (trade fair)
The Makers Market Kibworth Grammar School 5th May
Handmade Fair Ragley Hall 11-13 May https://www.thehandmadefair.com/ragley
West Dean Arts and Crafts Festival 1-3 June https://www.westdean.org.uk/visit
Arthouse Leicester 9-10 June
Made London 18-21 October http://madelondon-marylebone.co.uk/

Christmas fair 27th October Attenborough Arts Centre Leicester
Lustre, Nottingham Lakeside Arts 2-4th November https://www.lakesidearts.org.uk/whats-on/special-events.html
Sieraad International Jewellery Fair, Amsterdam. 8-11 November https://www.sieraadartfair.com/

Christmas fayre, Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester

Stockists:
OR, Isle of Skye
Flux, Bristol
Tom Foolery, London
Atwork, London
Gill Wing Gallery, London
The Longship, Orkney
Iapetus, Malvern
Omega gallery, St Leonards
Ada Gallery, Market Harborough
Franny and Filer Chorlton Manchester
Courtyard Gallery, Minehead

Exhibitions
New Ashgate gallery - Autumn craft collection http://www.newashgate.org.uk/whats-on/832/autumn-craft-collection
Dancing light gallery - Festival exhibition https://www.dancinglightgallery.co.uk/forthcoming-events/

2017 - Events
Craft at Top Drawer January 15th-17th London ( trade fair )
May - The Handmade fair, Ragley Hall.
June - Art House, Leicester
June - Ferrers Art Gallery, Ashby-de-la-zouch
June - MADE @Westdean https://www.westdean.org.uk/events/west-dean-arts-and-craft-festival
September - The Handmade fair, Hampton court palace
October - Magpie gallery, Farnham
October - Handmade in Britain, Kew Gardens http://www.handmadeinbritain.co.uk/

October - Christmas craft fair, Attenborough Arts Center, Leicester
November - Lustre, Lakeside Arts, Nottingham https://www.lakesidearts.org.uk/special-events/event/3634/lustre-2017.html
November - Dovecot gallery, Doncaster
November - The Handmade fair Hadden Hall Derbyshire
December - Christmas craft fair, The Guildhall, Leicester
December- Craft in the City, Waterstones, Nottingham

2016 Events
Trade Fairs:
January 17th-19th: CRAFT at Top Drawer, London, Olympia
April 10th-12th: The British Craft Trade Fair, Yorkshire showground, Harrogate.
Retail fairs:
April 2nd Artisans of Market Haroborough craft fair
June 9th-12th: Patchings Art Festival, Calverton, Nottinghamshire.
June 26th Holmfirth art market
September 16th-18th Kirstie's Handmade Fair Hampton Court Palace
September 30th-2nd October, The Art Market, York racecourse
October 6th-9th Great Norther Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester.
November 12th-13th Daisy Fawcett studio
November - December The Sentinel Gallery, Wivenhoe
November 25th-27th The Harley Gallery Christmas market

Memberships
http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/directory/maker/dee-barnes-designs/






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Thanks for the image once again @sieraadartfair 💙
Enjoying lunch @droogamsterdam
Here we are on our last day together @sieraadartfair . Until 6pm tonight and then that's it for another year. With my stand friends @gingerjeweller
@katebajic #nearlyover #sieraadartfair2018 #sieraadartfair
Feeling SO FULL after our @sieraadartfair celebration meal tonight.  What a wonderful time we've all been having.  An experience not to be missed, great food with great jewellery , a winning combination.  With fellow jewellers @katebajic @gingerjeweller @libbywardjeweller1 @phillipa.gee @rachelbutlin93 And @studiolaurentaylor 
#happydays #greatfood #shmuck #sieraadartfair2018 #sieraadartfair #sieraad
After an exhausting day of talking, smiling and selling we went for a wonder and came across a window display full of the most superb Christmas decorations. 
@sieraadartfair #amsterdam #christmasdecor #baubles #christmas #christmasiscoming
All set up and ready for the show tomorrow with my wonderful fellow standees @katebajic And @gingerjeweller 
#readyforanything #ilovemyjob #sieraadartfair2018 #sieraadartfair #sieraad @sieraadartfair

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