Goldstruck – Stephen Webster

Goldstruck – Stephen Webster

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November 2015
ISBN 9780956873842
310 x 250 mm
Hardback
384 pages
350 illustrations

Limited Edition
ISBN 9780956873897
310 x 250 mm
Hardback Slipcase
384 pages
350 illustrations

A visual and autobiographical account of a lifetimes work by British jewellery designer Stephen Webster.

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Goldstruck: A Life Shaped by Jewellery sets luxurious imagery of a lifetime’s work alongside an honest and often comically autobiographical account of Stephen’s career in the jewellery world.

The book is a lavish collation of Webster’s personal and professional life, encompassing material such as photography by Rankin and Amelia Troubridge documenting his coveted collections, intricate sketches and designs that convey a fascinating creative process, and archival imagery – including magazine editorials, advertising campaigns and intimate photography from Webster’s personal collection.

Alongside such visual opulence, a foreword by Tracey Emin and a host of candid and personal recollections from luminaries of the worlds of art, entertainment and fashion, Stephen charts his career from the first steps of enrolment upon a jewellery- making course at his local college in Rochester, Kent to his rise to international recognition.

Enclosed in a luxurious ‘amethyst’ slipcase, the limited edition of Goldstruck is packaged with a unique illustrative print of the Wrath Ring from the Seven Deadly Sins collection, created exclusively by Stephen’s design studio as part of a series for the publication of Goldstruck. Each artwork has been signed by the author, with the Limited Edition limited to 500 copies worldwide.

About the artist

Stephen Webster is an English jewellery designer based in London. He has won UK Jewellery Designer of the Year numerous times and in 2013 was awarded an MBE for services to the British jewellery industry. Working from his studio in Mayfair, Webster sells his work internationally to a number of high profile and celebrity clients. His unique style of design reflects a myriad of influences, from his punk background to his literary heroes.

Contributors

Tracey Emin is an English artist known for her autobiographical and confessional artwork. Emin produces work in a variety of media including drawing, painting, sculpture, film, photography, neon text and sewn appliqué. Once the “enfant terrible” of the Young British Artists in the 1980s, Tracey Emin is now a Royal Academician of the Royal Academy of Arts.

Enquiries

Publicity for all media enquiries, please contact Fiona McMorrough or Annabel Robinson at FMcM via fionam@fmcm.co.uk or annabelr@fmcm.co.uk or (+44) 20 7405 7422.