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Link to Higher Diploma Page

Clare wearing one of her resin rings

Qualifications I have

BA HONS Silver/Metal Middlesex University.
PTLLS teaching certificate
TEFL teaching certificate

People I have been

  • Designer/maker/jeweller
  • Gallery owner
  • Ran my own jewellery studio in Portugal where I lived for eight years
  • Teacher - University of Central England, Birmingham, City Lit London
  • Worked for the National Trust

Resin bead necklace

People I am now

Consultant for RF Bright Resins.. Teacher. I demonstrate and show at ICHF craft fairs around the UK.  I regularly write articles for Making Jewellery and Beads & Beyond magazines. I have a web site selling resin and allied materials. Hobbies include reading hard core American crime fiction, walking, travelling, knitting and making things.


Clare's work

People I hope to become

I hope to travel more and learn Spanish. I am also developing new work in resin with the help of RF Bright.

Clare's work


What I like about being involved with MCSJ

I learn as much as I teach - from Lisa and my students. One thing leads to another and the setting at Treesmill is fabulous.


Clare John

Subjects taught:-

Resin Memory Bracelet

Cold Enamel and Gel Resin

Resin Casting and Silicone Mould Making


Resin beads

If I had a motto in life it would be...

Always have an open mind and good things will happen.

Clare's work


During the next decade I hope to...

Learn even more about life, jewellery and travel.

Things I want to do before I die are...

  • Learn to speak Spanish


Titanium and resin pendant

Anything else you want to say...

The Masterclass and tutors retreat have been life changing times for me. Thank you Lisa.


Click here to see what students have said about Clare.

Click here to visit Clare's website.


The jewellery school is based near St Austell in Cornwall, UK and all jewellery making classes run in our well equipped workshop.

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