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September 16, 2017

‘Prospect’ Exhibition. Somerset Arts Weeks Festival 2017

Wild Edge Gallery and Erica Sharpe Jewellery form Venue 44, and will be open from 23rd September to 7th October, Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm and Saturdays 10am – 3pm. There will be a chance to meet the artists, enjoy some refreshments and purchase a wide range of art, cards and prints.

February 6, 2015

Ethical Jeweller of the Year 2015 Finalist

          Erica is delighted to announce that she has been shortlisted for the prestigious Retail Jeweller ‘Ethical Jeweller of the Year’ 2015 Award. This is very exciting news and the timing of the announcement couldn’t be more perfect, as having just closed an exhibition at Cox & Power in London, supporting the Fairtrade Foundation’s ‘I… Read more »

October 23, 2014

Jewel Street Fine Designer Award

Erica is delighted to be presented with the much coveted Fine Designer Award from Jewel Street, the online marketplace for professional jewellery. This award is one of 6 selected not by the site themselves, but by the customers who visit it. With 250 jewellery ‘boutiques’ to choose from, showcasing 12,000+ items, Erica’s beautiful designs from… Read more »

October 5, 2014

Crane Dance

Erica’s Crane Dance necklace, made of precious gemstones and recycled silver, got off to a flying start this summer…

September 26, 2014

The Honey Bee Dance

The Honey Bee Dance ring was inspired by the curious dance that bees use to communicate. By dancing bees ‘tell’ their hive mates where to find distant flowers with rich new sources of food. Waggle dance of the honey bee plays in my mind – Insect intellect tipping and tapping on toes; Music monumentality swivels… Read more »

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Selected Events & Exhibitions


  • CCD Selection - London
  • CCD Cheltenham


  • Golden Ticket Gala Night - Bristol Healthy City Week
  • Shopping Saturday


  • 'I Do' Fairtrade Foundation campaign launch and exhibition at Cox and Power, London
  • South West Fairtrade Business Awards
  • Launch of 'The Honey Makers' new Fairtrade Silver jewellery for Fairtrade Fortnight
  • CCD, Cheltenham
  • Somerset Art Weeks exhibition at A2 Gallery, Wells, Somerset


  • Somerset Arts Week: Open Studios
  • 'A Jewel in Wedmore' - Isle of Wedmore Probus Club Talk
  • Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design: Cheltenham
  • Craft in Focus: RHS Wisley Exhibition
  • ‘Jewels' Exhibition - Somerset Guild of Craftsmen
  • ‘A Life in…’ - Isle of Wedmore Society Talk


  • ‘A Life in Jewellery’ - Solo Exhibition, Somerset Crafts
  • Jewellery Show, Somerset House, London (June)
  • International Jewellery Show, Birmingham NEC
  • Art in Action
  • Goldsmiths Pavilion, Somerset House, London
  • Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design
  • Somerset Arts Weeks, Buckland Dinham, Nr Frome, Somerset (September)
  • Designs of Excellence Touring Collection, Houlden Group


  • Residency at Brison’s Veor, Cape Cornwall
  • Goldsmiths Pavilion, Somerset House, London
  • Handmade in Britain, Chelsea
  • Somerset Arts Weeks
  • Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design Exhibition
  • ‘The Great Crane Project’ Exhibition, Slimbridge
  • Art in Action . Demonstrating.
  • ‘Essence’ ethical jewellery, part of ‘Treasure’, Somerset House, London
  • Jewellery Show London, Somerset House.
  • ‘Swans of Wells’ public art event; artist, designer.
  • Commissioned work for auction at Olympian event
  • Work selected for exhibition for the Queen’s visit to Somerset
  • Winner of the British Jeweller’s Association Award 2012


  • Elected a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths
  • Granted licence holder for Fairtrade and Fairmined Gold
  • Somerset Art Weeks
  • ‘Sea,Sky and Earth’ Jewellery exhibition, Somerset Crafts
  • Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design
  • Handmade in Britain, Assembly Rooms, Bath
  • Art in Action; demonstrating my work with Cornish Tin
  • JASSO, taught granulation masterclass


  • Driftwood Gallery; Padstow
  • founder Member of Somerset Crafts art and crafts co-operative gallery
  • Handmade in Britain, Chelsea
  • Art in Action
  • Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design Exhibition
  • ‘Treasure’ Exhibition, London Jewellery Week


  • ‘Desire’ Richmond
  • Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design Exhibition
  • SAW Somerset Art Weeks
  • ‘Adornment’ Exhibition, Somerset Guild of Craftsmen