For almost two years 11 emerging New Zealand contemporary jewellers have been mentored by big names international names in jewellery. Now the work of mentors and mentees is being shown side by side for the first time.
The Handshake project paired the Kiwi jewellers with their heros at the start of last year. They've collaborated using online video and email.
So how did it work? Mentor David Neale from Melbourne in Australia, and to Hastings jeweller Vanessa Arthur talk about their collaboration.
Mentors & Mentees, is on at AVID Gallery in Wellington.