About Krista Thomson
Krista has been making jewellery since her teens but it was not until attending silversmithing classes in her early forties that the metal bug really bit. A chance meeting at one of these courses sent her in the direction of the BA Degree course in Three Dimensional Design and since then she hasn’t looked back.
Krista takes inspiration for her work as a metalsmith and jeweller from the shapes, textures and colours of the plants, animals and landscape that surround her. Their biological and geological forms all fascinate her and present Krista with a wealth of ideas with which to play.
Her aim is to create her own interpretation of nature’s stunning designs out of the magnificently versatile array of metals, both precious and ferrous, that are available. She delights in manipulating the metal to gain the outcome she aspires to. She loves using media such as acrylic, resin and precious stones to enhance her designs.