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Hélène Bourget

Hélène Bourget

Medium: Jewellery
Location: Vancouver, BC
Member Since: 1991

Born in Germany of French Canadian descent, Hélène Bourget is a designer and goldsmith specializing in one-of-a-kind “wearable art”.

Hélène’s background in graphic art and painting led to a two year Jewellery Art and Design diploma at Vancouver Community College from which she graduated in 1990. Following this, she apprenticed in the European tradition at Bustopher Goldsmiths with Master Goldsmith Andrew Costen until 1995, at which point she opened her own studio.

With the aid of sketches, Hélène develops her handcrafted, original pieces. She generally eschews traditional moulds and casting methods of jewellery making in an effort to keep the “hand” in the hand-crafted. Most of her work is done in silver, gold and platinum; unusual coloured gemstones and exotic hardwoods add a beautiful touch of colour and energy to her unique pieces. Occasionally Hélène will also create objects such as boxes and cutlery.

“I think of jewellery as sculpture or architecture on a small scale. I try never to make anything identical; I think it gives each piece a personality.”

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