Here are the videos I had taken of the river and the location at the Ivor Park. These videos will be played at the exhibition. I hope this gives the viewer a insight into location. I want the viewer to explore my jewellery and other plinths with the sound of the river and the forest playing behind.
I am so happy with the overall display. I feel like it gives an accurate representation of the river and location. I have a mac with videos and photographs playing and showing. There is also sound to the videos which will help with the senses. I also have my lightbox with glass fragments with imagery in which the viewers can explore. I have my map and prints with show the accurate representation of the location. I have blurred prints with the glass highlighting the image. and finally I have my large plinth with my jewellery on plinths surrounded with pebbles from the location itself.
I source the findings and fixings online at warm glass uk, these are sterling silver and cost
£19.61 for 5 small bails
£31.40 for 5 Large bails
£5.92 for 1 Sterling silver ring
£3.89 for deluxe brooch backs
I also had to source rope chain and I managed to find sterling silver snake chain 18inches £16.99.
I worked out materials cost and I was looking at around £25 pound for the necklaces
£10 for silver ring and £8 for the brooches.
I found a pricing formula that worked for me. I am worried about overpricing and underpricing so this formula seems much better for me. You need to cost up material costs
£25+£30 and + 10% of the totals for other costings
I also would like to explore a job role becoming a jeweller and the first place I chose to look at is a fantastic hidden gem in Talbot green. I have sent a C.V and a cover letter to the company hoping to get a placement.
Upon further research into the company I have noticed that they take on apprentices. This would also be another thing to consider if I can get noticed by the company.
After receiving this reply from Penny she was very helpful in sending me a list of local production companies. I will have to further my research and message all the companies directly.
Another job role which I would like to explore would be in the film, television and theatre. I have no real experience in this field so the first step on the ladder would be to gain experience in this field. I will start by exploring the job role through volunteer work. I have sent off numerous emails asking for volunteer work in this field.