Material: Jewellery | Location: Scotland
Lynsey Walters designs and makes textile jewellery and hair accessories, combining handmade and industrial felt.
After gaining a BA (Hons) in Printed Textiles at Edinburgh College of Art, Lynsey went on to receive a MA at the Royal College of Art - graduating in 2000. After the success of her graduation exhibition she decided to set up her own business, initially selling to stores such as Designers Guild and VV Rouleaux.
After receiving mentoring from the Crafts Council, Lynsey explored the American market and took part in the NY Now trade exhibition - building up clients such as the New York Museum of Art and Design, The American Folk Art Museum and The San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design.
Lynsey has also been a regular exhibitor at retail shows in the UK including the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair in Manchester, The Contemporary Craft Festival in Bovey Tracey, Lustre in Nottingham and Flock in Banchory.