Jewelry Designer and Metalsmith Jane Adam has been exploring the medium of anodized aluminum for more than twenty years. With a Masters in Metalwork and Jewelry from London's Royal College of Art, Jane Adam's success as an artist, teacher, and lecturer has garnered her worldwide recognition. Jane Adam works with anodized aluminum primarily because of the freedom it allows her in making colors and textures. Like an alchemist, Jane Adam transforms this common, non-precious metal into an extraordinary, shimmering new material. During the anodization process, the aluminum grows a thin, hard, yet porous surface layer of aluminum oxide that can be permanently colored with dyes, much like textiles or paper.