Since graduating in1989 from Sheffield Hallam University Jim & Laura have been working in the metal industry in Sheffield. Their experiences include education in conjunction with designing & making including public art installations, sculptures, items for the hospitality industry, and more recently, designing and manufacturing Designer Homewares, in cost effective ways, for well known High Street Stores.
Recently Jim & Laura’s designs have won acclaim at a National level at The Worshipful Company of Pewterers Open Live Design Competitions. This led to them starting up Quirky Metals in 2015.
Jim and Laura design and make quirky pieces in a range of metals including pewter, copper, steel and silver. Their designs include giftware, jewellery and quirky homewares. All pieces are individually handcrafted using traditional silversmithing & metalworking techniques and made by Jim in his little workshop in Sheffield.
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