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Julie Bailey is a British designer/maker producing studio jewellery under her brand name papermetal. She is also a fine art printmaker. She sells through independent galleries, on-line and made-to-order for private clients.
Julie Bailey trained under master jeweller Brian Newble and was sponsored by the Platinum Advisory Board. She has both Art & Design and teaching post-graduate degrees, held posts as tutor/lecturer in both FE and HE and been involved in the establishing of an Arts Council supported Open Studios Event. Julie has exhibited her jewellery and her print-work in both UK and abroad. She opened a gallery for artisan jewellery and printmaking during a brief period living and working in France. Now full-time back in the UK, she offers one-to-one jewellery and printmaking tuition from her home studio in Lincolnshire.

Julie says:-

‘My approach to contemporary jewellery is based on feeling and intuition, with a strong connection to the materials, processes and surfaces. I am delighted at the resurgence of craft and integrity. I create a personal collection of pale silver rich surfaces, embossed with handmade papers, detailed and contrasted with darker coloured metals, all within a framework of a minimal soft geometry. I am drawn to jewellery that is fine, effortless, and chic in form.’