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Mirka Janeckova

Mirka Janeckova
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Mirka is a Contemporary Jewellery Designer and experienced Art Teacher. After retiring from teaching, she studied Jewellery courses at Glasgow School of Art (BA) and from Royal College of Art (MA).
Now, she is based in Edinburgh where she produce her collections and run jewellery classes.
Dreamy landscapes of the deep sea inspire forms of Mirka Janeckova Jewellery which are exclusively made from white materials – porcelain, white pearls and sterling silver. Her collection are exhibited both in UK and internationally and her work received several industry awards.

· Royal College of Art, School of Materials
MA Jewellery and Metals (Distinction) , 2014 – 2016

· Glasgow School of Art, School of Design
BA Hons (First Class) Silversmithing and Jewellery , 2009 - 2013

· NSCAD Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
exchange study program, 8/2011 - 12/2011


· Professional Development Award, Association for Contemporary Jewellery
· Stanislav Libensky Award – finalist, Prague Glass Gallery
· Swarovski Sponsorship
· Scottish Graduate Craft Awards – finalist, Inches CarrTrust
· 100% Optical – RCA Eyewear Competition – Ready to Wear, Excel, London
· National Association of Jewellers Centenary Trust Award
· The Most Innovative New Collection Editor’s Choice Award, IJL, London
· Behrens Trust funding, RCA
· KickStart Bursary, IJL, London
· Creativity Contest, 2nd Prize, Creativity Oggetti, Turin, Italy
· BKV Price finalist, BKV Gallery, Handwerk Messe, Munich
· Creative Scotland, International Funding
· Jacobs Ladder Residency, Cove Park, Scotland
· Richard H Arroll Memorial Price , GSA
· Friends of GSA Travelling Grant (Exchange at NSCAD, Halifax, Canada) , GSA
· Ede&Ravenscroft Price , GSA


· Cove Park Residency, Scotland, 7/2014
· Glasgow School of Art Artist in Residence, 9/2013 - 6/2014
· Hospitalfield Arts Graduate Residency, Arbroath, 8/2013


· Museum of Glass and Jewellery, Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic
· Prague Gallery of Czech Glass, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Mirka Janeckova
  • Rings
Layers Bracelet
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  • Layers Bracelet
Layers Brooch
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  • Layers Brooch
Sea Flower Ring
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  • Sea Flower Ring
Sea Flower Earrings
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  • Sea Flower Earrings
Porcelain Brooch
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  • Porcelain Brooch
Silver Corla Ring
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  • Silver Corla Ring
Silver Coral Bracelet
  • Mirka Janeckova
  • Silver Coral Bracelet