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Kelvin J. Birk

Jeweller
Published: 23.05.2016
Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: Square Boxcast ring, 2008. 18ct gold, rubies. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: Square Boxcast ring, 2008
18ct gold, rubies
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: Big claw ring, 2015. Silver, crushed hematite and onyx, cut citrines. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: Big claw ring, 2015
Silver, crushed hematite and onyx, cut citrines
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: Two claw ring, 2007. 22ct gold, crushed rubies, amethyst and agate. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: Two claw ring, 2007
22ct gold, crushed rubies, amethyst and agate
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: Grand claw ring, 2012. Oxidized silver, crushed gemstone container, coloured diamonds. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: Grand claw ring, 2012
Oxidized silver, crushed gemstone container, coloured diamonds
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: ‘spitterguss’ ring, 2007. Silver, crushed gemstones. Photo by: Joel Degen. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: ‘spitterguss’ ring, 2007
Silver, crushed gemstones
Photo by: Joel Degen
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: ‘in memory’ ring, 2008. 14ct gold, crushed onyx. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: ‘in memory’ ring, 2008
14ct gold, crushed onyx
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: Boxcast ring with grand cluster, 2007. Silver crushed gemstones. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: Boxcast ring with grand cluster, 2007
Silver crushed gemstones
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: Big claw ring, 2008. Silver, 12 cut garnets. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: Big claw ring, 2008
Silver, 12 cut garnets
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: Big claw ring, 2015. Silver, crushed lapis lazuli and crushed quartz, facetted aquamarine. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: Big claw ring, 2015
Silver, crushed lapis lazuli and crushed quartz, facetted aquamarine
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: Big claw ring, 2007. 18ct gold, crushed gemstones. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: Big claw ring, 2007
18ct gold, crushed gemstones
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: Boxcast ring, 2010. Silver, grushed gemstones, enamel. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: Boxcast ring, 2010
Silver, grushed gemstones, enamel
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: Big claw ring, 2015. Silver, crushed quartz and agate, facetted citrine and rhodolite. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: Big claw ring, 2015
Silver, crushed quartz and agate, facetted citrine and rhodolite
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: Big claw ring, 2015. Silver, crushed gemstones. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: Big claw ring, 2015
Silver, crushed gemstones
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: Big claw ring, 2015. Silver, crushed hematite and onyx, rhodolite. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: Big claw ring, 2015
Silver, crushed hematite and onyx, rhodolite
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Kelvin J. Birk. Ring: Green tree ring, 2007. Silver, crushed zoisite. Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk. Kelvin J. Birk
Ring: Green tree ring, 2007
Silver, crushed zoisite
Photo by: Kelvin J. Birk
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Intro
Kelvin J. Birk is a German born Gold- and Silversmith who works and lives in London. He studied at the Berufsfachschule für Glas & Schmuck in Neugablonz, Germany, and at the Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, London.

Statement

I Consciously disregard what is traditionally considered precious and I revel in a lack of control, that allows chaos to take over and the nature of the precious materials to dictate the final outcome of my pieces.

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2017:
Workshop  09 Mar 2017 - 11 Mar 2017  Experimental Casting by Kelvin Birk & Katrin Spranger.
Workshop  09 Feb 2017 - 12 Feb 2017  Experimental Setting by Kelvin Birk & Katrin Spranger.
2016:
Workshop  29 Sep 2016 - 01 Oct 2016  Experimental Casting.
Workshop  18 Jun 2016 - 22 Jun 2016  Metamorphosis II.
a creative 5 day contemporary jewellery workshop with a focus on chains, links and necklaces. Taught by Kelvin J. Birk and Katrin Spranger. Cockpit Arts London
2015:
Award  26 Jun 2015 - 13 Sep 2015  Taiwan International Metal Crafts Competition 2015.
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