I see my jewellery as a container for wearer’s emotions, memories and hopes. My pieces refer to the body in an abstract way, exploring the relationship between people and their subconscious mind.


2014 - 2016

Royal College of Art, London

MA Jewellery and Metals (Distinction)

2009 - 2013

Glasgow School of Art, School of Design

BA Hons  (First Class) Silversmithing and Jewellery

Aug - Dec 2011

NSCAD Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

exchange study program


M.Janeckova: Designing and Making Glass Jewellery, Crowood Press, 2019

Awards & Bursaries

2017 Visual Artist and Craftperson Award, Edinburgh Council

2016 Winner,Jewellery Unlimited’ Professional Development Award, 

          Association for Contemporary Jewellery

2016 Finalist Stanislav Libensky Award, DOX, Prague, Czech Republic

2016 Swarovski sponsorship (RCA)

2016 Finalist, Scottish Graduate Craft Awards, The Inches Carr Trust, Dundee

2015 National Association of Jewellers Centerary Trust Award

2015 The Most Innovative New Collection - Editor's Choice Award at IJL

2015  Kickstart Bursary, International Jewellery London

2015  Behrens Foundation Bursary (awarded by RCA)

2014  Creativity Contest, Torino, Italy - 2nd prize winner

2014  Finalist, BKV Price , Munich, Germany

2014   Jacob Ladder Residency

2013   Richard H Arroll Memorial Price

2011   Friends of GSA Travelling Grant (Exchange at NSCAD, Halifax, Canada)

2010   Ede&Ravenscroft Price


AiR, Glass and Ceramics Department, Wolverhampton University, 2018/19

Cove Park Craft Residency,  Jul 2014   

Glasgow School of Art, Sept 2013 - Jun 2014 

Hospitalfield Graduate Residency, Aug 2013 

© Mirka Janeckova 2013