Anthony Blakeney

Anthony started his working life as an apprentice engineer, making Cheiftan tanks and fox armoured cars. Disillusioned With the prospect of being on the shop floor of a factory for eternity, he studied furniture design at the Jacob Kramer art college in Leeds.It was there he engaged in other art and craft activities, and found a love of hand engraving, which finally led him to making jewelery, under the tutorlidge of Ed and Anne O'Donnell. he has been a self employed designer - maker since 1986, and has produced work which has sold in Selfridges, House of Fraser and over 50 Galleries across the U.K. Anthony's work can best be described as minimalist.