Claire graduated from London Metropolitan University in 2005, after studyding Silversmithing, Jewellery and Allied crafts. After graduating Claire continued to develop and produce contemporary jewellery to be sold at exhibitions, craft events and through galleries and shops countrywide.
Claire and her family relocated to Devon at the end of 2016. Living by the sea and in a smaller community has been great for Claire's creativity. The new surroundings have been inspiring and relaxing. The whole family has benefited from the move.
Claire's graduate collection comprised of resin and real tea leaves. Claire explored the traditions of tea drinking and how tea could be sued as a material in its own right to make contemporary jewellery.