Western Australian-based Felicity Peters is an acclaimed contemporary jeweller with a career honed over many decades.
Felicity’s work is widely collected in galleries throughout Australia as well as overseas, and she has held multiple solo exhibitions in London, Poland, Sydney and Perth. The recipient of a number of national awards, prizes and grants, Felicity has also undertaken a three-month residency in Rome, Italy during her career, and her work has featured in more than 26 national and international books.
Felicity’s work is influenced by social and political concerns, by interaction with others through travel and dialogues, the landscape and nature.
She predominately works with precious metals, found objects and interesting items which can be deconstructed to make unique jewellery pieces. She uses the techniques of Keum Boo (fusing pure gold sheet to sterling silver), casting, construction, deconstruction, hydraulic press forming, computer-aided design and other processes when creating.