Jayne Redman, a Maine native, earned her B.F.A. in Jewelry and Silversmithing from the Maine College of Art in 1977. She began her jewelry career in New York as a design and production assistant in the fashionjewelry industry. She started her own company, Jayne Redman Jewelry, in 1982. Jayne is the recipient of numerous jewelry design awards including the Niche Awards for Silver Jewelry, Lapidary Journal’s Jewelry Arts Award and a nominee for the Saul Bell Awards.
Jayne has been featured in articles for Crafts Report, AJM/MJSA Journal, Lapidary Journal, Professional Jeweler, Niche, and Ornament magazines. Examples of her work illustrate the books Art Jewelry Today by Donna Z. Meilach, Making Metal Beads by Pauline Warg, 500 Earrings by Lark Books and 20th Century Jewelry—The Best of the 500 Series by Lark Books. She was a contributor to the books Profiting by Design by Marlene Richey, Celebrating 70 by Karen Lorene and Linking our Lineage: Twelve Techniques from Twelve Master Smiths, edited by Victoria Lansford. She contributed the chapter The Keum-boo Process,
Step by Step to the book Jewelry Metals edited by James Binnion for the MJSA Press.
After many years of designing and making jewelry for Fine Craft stores and Jewelry Galleries, Jayne now focuses on developing her line of jewelry tools and teaching her innovative engineering and production
techniques at Jewelry Schools and Guilds around the country and at her studio in southern Maine.
To see Jayne's work, visit jayneredmanjewelry.com