Wild Rose Neckpiece 2015

enamel, steel, oxidised silver
125 x 75 mm

photo: Michael Wolchover


Susan Cross will be exhibiting a series of enamel jewellery as part of Nexus – Meetings from the Edge. This body of work reflects her interests in studying Elizabethan blackwork embroidery popular during the 16th & 17th Centuries.

Exhibition runs from March 31st – June 10th 2018

Fife Contemporary @ Kirkcaldy Galleries,

War Memorial Gardens, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1YG

The exhibition will tour to Ruthin Craft Centre, North Wales:  29 September - 18 November 2018













Two Hoops Neckpiece, 2009

Oxidised silver, 18ct gold 250 x140mm


'Leading jewellery experts, curator and writer Amanda Game and designer & teacher Professor Dorothy Hogg MBE have curated

50 Secrets of Magic Craftsmanship. 

Inviting 50 artists and designers from around the world to contribute a work, or series of works, to the exhibition. Each artist has been invited on the basis of their ability to balance interesting ideas, skillful craftsmanship and a fresh and exciting approach to a wide range of materials and techniques' 

Susan Cross will be exhibiting specially selected jewellery alongside research test pieces that give some insight into the meticulous, hands on research that is undertaken towards designing her final works. 


Exhibition complements Elements 3, an annual selling fair held at :

Lyon & Turnbull Auction House, 33, Broughton Place,Edinburgh EH1 3RR

November 2nd - 5th November 2017

Loop the loop series - eclipse,  2004


brooch: oxidised silver, 18ct gold

85x 85mm


This brooch was designed and made in 2004 and has been aquired by the V&A, Dundee as part of the new permanent collection of contemporary Scottish jewellery.



1 March – 1 April 2017

PRIVATE VIEW 28 FEBRUARY 2017, 6.30 – 8.30PM


Winter Furrow l & ll

Brooches 2017

enamel, steel & oxidised silver 


Throughout our anniversary year we have planned a series of showcases to run alongside our exhibition programme that will appear every month; highlighting emerging, established and historical artists within the visual, fine and applied arts. Details will be published on our website every month. March highlights include Juli Bolaños-DurmanAdam Buick and Susan Cross.

We will be showcasing a new enamel jewellery collection from Susan Cross who has been selected for the prestigious international contemporary jewellery exhibition 'Schmuck 2017' (69th International Trade Fair, Munich 2017). Susan will be the sole representative from the UK.

Please follow this link to view The Gallery’s March highlights: