Nina Newman

Nina Newman has been a full-time lecturer in the Jewellery Design and Manufacturing Programme at the Tshwane University of Technology since 2000. As an award-winning jewelry designer and practitioner, she has showcased her work in various local galleries and exhibitions. Her passion for indigenous flora is a recurring theme in her designs, where she employs the enameling technique—which was the central focus of her master's studies. Currently, Newman is pursuing a doctorate in the South African contemporary jewelry field. Her other research interests include the jewelry design process, and the ethics relating to commercial jewelry design. Newman is also a committee member of the Design Educators’ Forum of South Africa. She is based in Pretoria.

Articles by Nina Newman

Thabang Mamabolo, Finding Home: A Life-Long Journey

Redefining Culture and Identity

A Survey of South African Art Jewelry
Eric Loubser, First World Problems

Crafting Identity

Contemporary Jewelry in South Africa's Rainbow Nation
Khanya Mthethwa, Umswenko—Ndlovukazi

Khanya Mthethwa on Winning the 2023 Susan Beech Mid-Career Grant

“With This Financial Support I Can Finally Turn My Grand Ideas into Finished Products”
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