Sheng's work is exhibited internationally and is included in the permanent collections of Victoria and Albert Museum and The Goldsmiths’ Company. He has also worked on commissions for both individual clients and establishments including Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance.
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Jet Engine to Jewellery
This project started as a collaboration between Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance (RRPF) and Glasgow School of Art when I was an Artist in Resident, to re-use decommissioned jet engine parts as part of RRPF’s circular economy mission.
By carefully looking at these decommissioned jet engine components sent from RRPF, I was fascinated by the Seal Segments. The first batch of Seal Segments that were transformed into jewellery were removed from Trent 700 engine that flew around the world for 18 years. It was operated by Thomas Cook and flew from Manchester to US destinations, including Orlando, New York and Las Vegas, and furthermore Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. In its life the engine took off nearly 10,000 times and accumulated nearly 63,000 flying hours.
These jet engine parts have been eventually transformed into multiple narrative wearable jewellery pieces including cufflinks, earrings, lapel pins and pendants.
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Following the completion of the initial jewellery pieces commissioned by Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance last year, we have been working to make a new exciting collection to everyone as a special gift for the festival season.
The pre-order for our first ever batch of the commercialised products will be released to public on
[Thursday 9th November 2023 at 5pm GMT]