Biography / Artist statement
Catherine Marche is a designer inspired an array of global themes and trends, working with precious metals and gemstones. Having begun her career in IT, painting and fashion illustration, she turned her hand to jewellery and today works on a number of private commissions and limited edition collections.
Catherine Marche designs are handmade. Her fine jewellery is characterised by its sophisticated chic and simple elegance, with a hint of French playfulness. Catherine's collection includes limited edition luxurious engagement and wedding rings, cocktail rings, necklaces, luscious earrings and bracelets hand crated in recycled sterling silver and 18 karat gold enhanced by luscious gemstones and shimmering pearls.
Catherine also loves to work on bespoke designs to commission as she enjoys the challenge of making your unique dream come to life. Catherine is always looking for ways to minimise her impact on the eco system and our planet by using recycled metals and reinventing clients old pieces.
Awards: Getting started award - the worshipful Company of Goldsmiths , Finalist: Holts academy of jewellery Precious Award, KLG fund, goldsmiths grant, WJN de Beers diamond certification, GIA
Books: 1000 Jewelry Inspirations by Sandra Alamony , Encyclopedia of Jewellery Techniques by Jinks McGraths