Grace Yu Piper

Grace Yu Piper is an emerging contemporary jeweller based in Wellington who graduated from Whitireia Polytechnic in 2017 with a Bachelor of Applied Arts (Jewellery Design).

Through her work Yu Piper explores the functionality of jewellery and themes of cultural identity.

In 2018 Yu Piper was selected to exhibit at Talente in Germany and later that year won the Village Goldsmith Jewellery Award in the ECC Student Craft/Design Awards. She was selected to exhibit at Schmuck as part of Munich Jewellery Week in 2019 and was accepted into the Trier University of Applied Sciences in Germany in 2020 to complete a Master of Fine Arts in Gemstones and Jewellery.