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Manuela Jimenez is a jewelry designer with a background in industrial design and deep knowledge of advanced jewelry techniques including, piercing, sawing, filing, riveting, scoring, bending, sanding, texturing, stone bezel setting, and soldering utilizing an acetylene torch and a propane-oxygen mini-torch. At New… Read More
Manuela Jimenez is a jewelry designer with a background in industrial design and deep knowledge of advanced jewelry techniques including, piercing, sawing, filing, riveting, scoring, bending, sanding, texturing, stone bezel setting, and soldering utilizing an acetylene torch and a propane-oxygen mini-torch. At New York's Eli Halili Jewelry and Design, she fabricates and actively contributes to the design of unique jewelry pieces in 18, 22, 24K yellow gold and precious stones. She can also be found giving instruction on various jewelry techniques and lecturing on historical and contemporary jewelry at Brooklyn Metal Works, NY. In addition to her practice as a jewelry artist and designer, Manuela has experience as a gallery assistant and office coordinator. Most recently, she managed inventory, handled sales, and coordinated exhibitions, design fairs and fundraising events at Gallery Loupe, NJ. Prior to earning her MFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing at RISD in 2013, Manuela worked as a Product Developer for Villie Fashion Jewellery and Accessories, in DongGuang, China, where she designed small-scale production lines. While at Villie, she became familiar with the Chinese market, mass production processes, and sales. Before living in the United States, Manuela owned her own jewelry brand in Bogotá, Colombia. She is a native Spanish speaker and fluent in English. Read Less
  • Jewelry Designer
    Eli Halili — NY, USA
  • Goldsmith
    Mallary Marks Inc. — Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Teaching Assistant: Welcome to Jewelry, Wax Working Open Level
    Brooklyn Metal Works — Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Gallery Assistant
    Gallery Loupe — Montclair, NJ, USA
  • Jewelry Instructor: Introduction to Jewelry
    Rhode Island School Of Design — Providence, RI, USA
  • Office of International Students Services (OISS) Coordinator
    Rhode Island School Of Design — Providence, RI, USA
  • Jewelry Artist / Designer
    Www.manuelajimenez.com — Bogota, Colombia
  • Teaching Assistant: Introducción a la Joyería
    Escuela Taller Laura Ovinni — Bogota, Colombia
  • Teaching Assistant: Joyería
    Universidad De Los Andes — Bogota, Colombia
  • Product Developer and Design Intern
    Villie Fashion Jewellery And Accessories (HK) Limited — Dongguang, China
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