Denise is a designer and maker of jewellery; has exhibited in galleries around the UK with a permanent display of work at The Ropewalk in Barton-upon-Humber and has taught jewellery making and business start up for craftspeople for the last 10 years after a career in business management. She is an Senior Art Clay instructor, is also on the Metal Clay Masters Registry and has a degree in Art & Design Enterprise. Denise has studied under metal clay gurus Holly Gage and Hattie Sanderson, various masters from Japan and studied with Tim McCreight in the US to gain her Rio Rewards Certificate in PMC. Denise offers beginners, intermediate and advanced classes in PMC/ Art Clay as well as traditional silversmithing classes. She is a member of the PMC Guild, The Art Clay Guild UK and has contributed to Making Jewellery Magazine, Metal Clay today and Metal Clay Guru.

 Alyssa; Denise's daughter has BA (Hons.) in Graphic Communication with her own business providing a bespoke print and web design service for individuals and small businesses. She is a specialist in custom stamps and teaches stamp making. www.clarise-crafts.co.uk