All the finest birthdays involve misty-eyed, cake-fuelled reminiscing and this is no distinctive. Team Tatty Devine has been a enthusiast of BALTIC Centre for Modern Artwork at any time since we first visited the converted flour mill. Standing proudly on the banks of the River Tyne, it is a cultural vacation spot not just for the North, but the planet and we’ve been lucky enough to crew up with the visionaries in excess of the several years.
I’M LOVING ANGELS As an alternative
In 2008, to mark artist Anthony Gormley’s famous sculpture Angel of the North and its 10th anniversary, we produced a very specific Tatty Devine tribute. The Tatty Devine Angel of the North Necklace can be discovered in jewelry containers and adorning the necks of architecture admirers around the globe. We scaled down the 200 tonne Gateshead icon and recreated its towering composition in shining graphite mirror acrylic, laser-reduce and etched to recreate the rivets on its metal kind. Look out for a celebratory update on this wearable icon, in gleaming gold mirror, solely obtainable at BALTIC! Store below.
Exhibit YOUR BONES
In 2013, we headed to BALTIC for a spookily superior Halloween jewelry earning workshop. A host of witches, ghouls, warlocks and creatures of the night time joined us to Swarovski jewels to candy colored, adorable Perspex bones. The consequence? A statement necklace you’d definitely (grave) dig. Reminisce with workshopper Rachel Kershaw below. It’s not the only time we have packed up our pliers for a road excursion.
In 2015, our Co-Founders Rosie Wolfenden and Harriet Vine headed again to Gateshead to share the story of their resourceful journey. We’re significant believers in inspiring the next era of makers and it’s one of our favorite excuses to make the vacation to Gateshead and further than! Fancy a excursion in excess of to the Toon? Peep our favourite North East spots right here. From Chelsea University of Art to Brick Lane, via baggage of leftover leather-based, probability encounters with Vogue journal and a entire ton of Belle and Sebastian, BALTIC’s attendees received the insider scoop. If you have been there, share your snaps with us about on Instagram Stories – we’d appreciate to see!
We beloved acquiring crafty once extra at workshops, and watching our 1st-time crafters make celebratory Bunting Necklaces and Parakeet Necklace which flew straight out the famous cultural centre’s doorways!