Malcolm Appleby JewelleryMBE Born: 1946
Place of Birth: West Wickham, London
Malcolm Appleby was born in 1946. He studied at Central School of Art, Sir John Cass and the Royal College of Art in London before establishing his studio in Scotland in 1969. A silversmith and metal engraver, known for his imaginative use of line and form, he considers gold “just another lovely material to work with.”
The Scottish Gallery has been associated with Malcolm Appleby since the 1970s; the many facets of his work have brought joy to many, each piece sold marking the beginning of a journey of discovery around this senior artist.The Gallery honoured Malcolm Appleby’s seventieth birthday in January 2016, which marked over fifty years of a creative tour de force. Malcolm Appleby has dedicated his artistic practice primarily to engraving and pushing the boundaries of metalwork; constant experimentation has made him a master of his craft and in 2014 he received an MBE for his outstanding contribution to the arts.
Public Collections include:
The Victoria & Albert Museum, London; The Goldsmiths’ Company, London; British Museum, London; Royal Armouries, Tower of London; Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums; The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge; National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh; and Perth Museum & Art Gallery
The Gallery hosted a special exhibition in January 2016 to celebrate Malcolm Appleby's 70th birthday, and celebrated 50 years since he first set up his studio in Scotland with an exhibition, 50 Golden Years in Scotland, in March 2019.
Malcolm's silversmithing collection can be viewed here.
Walk in the Woods Necklace View details
Walk in the Woods Necklace2019silverL:30cm£2,340Mixed Charm Necklace View details
Mixed Charm Necklace2019silver, aquamarine, fluorite, kyanite, amethyst, Peruvian opal, sapphireL:36cm£1,810Star Sapphire Engraved Ring View details
Star Sapphire Engraved Ring2019engraved 18ct yellow gold, 22ct red gold, star sapphire£10,755Red Squirrel in a Nut Pendant on Garnet Necklace View details
Red Squirrel in a Nut Pendant on Garnet Necklace2019engraved 18ct red gold, garnet beads, silver fixingH:2cm W:2.5cm L:25cm£1,800 (pendant) & £115 (necklace)Engraved Circular & Silver and Gold Triangular Earrings View details
Engraved Circular & Silver and Gold Triangular Earrings201922ct hand engraved gold, silverH:1.5-1.8cm W:1.5-1.8cm£295 - £2,340Conservation Kalahari Brooch View details
Conservation Kalahari Brooch2019silverH:4.5cm W:6cm£450Oak Leaf with Gold Ring View details
Oak Leaf with Gold Ring2019engraved silver, 18ct yellow gold£450
Silver Pendants2019silverH:1-2cm W:1-2cm£36 - £45