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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 Day 11: Roundup

Day 11 – Saturday 6 October This morning we welcomed Christina Jansen of The Scottish Gallery to speak about the work of Wendy Ramshaw, the international champion of modern jewellery. The Scottish Gallery is delighted to have represented her work since the late 1980’s. The Scottish Gallery will speak about this special collection of Wendy Ramshaw’s […]

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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 Day 10: Roundup

Day 10 – Friday 10 October This morning we welcomed Kathryn Jones, Senior Curator of Decorative Arts at the Royal Collection Trust to Goldsmiths’ Fair to talk about European Silver in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen. Kathrynspoke about her recent catalogue raisonné, which described more than 350 objects in the Collection including the magnificent objects […]

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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 Day 9: Roundup

Day 9 – Thursday 4 October Lisa Koenigsberg explored traditional techniques in modern jewellery with Filipa Oliviera (filigree) and Castro Smith (engraving). Instagram Highlights: #goldsmithsfair Object of the Day Today’s piece has been chosen by Karin Painter of Contemporary British Silversmiths, who selected Mark Nuell’s Amethyst Necklace. Tomorrow: Breakfast Talk: Kathryn Jones – European Silver in the Collection of Her […]

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Best New Design Award: Week Two

The winner of Best New Design Award for Week Two of Goldsmiths’ Fair is Andrew Lamb, whose Vortex Brooch was chosen by jewellery expert and Antiques Roadshow regular, Joanna Hardy. Joanna said of Andrew’s piece: “This for me is craftsmanship of the highest calibre. Andrew Lamb is a goldsmith that keeps pushing his boundaries as a […]

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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 Day 8: Roundup

Day 8 – Wednesday 3 October This afternoon we welcomed Lisa Koenigsberg, Founder of Initiatives in Art and Culture’s Gold Conference (New York), on the use of textile techniques in metal with jewellers Catherine Martin and Andrew Lamb. Instagram Highlights: #goldsmithsfair Object of the Day Today’s piece has been chosen by Louisa Guinness, Owner of The Louisa Guinness Gallery, who […]

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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 Day 7: Roundup

Day 7 – Monday 2 October This afternoon we welcomed Lisa Koenigsberg, Founder, Initiatives in Art and Culture’s Gold Conference (New York), who explored the marriage of unconventional materials and precious metal with jewellers Jacqueline Cullen, Dovile Bertulyte and Cristina Zani. Instagram Highlights: #goldsmithsfair Object of the Day Today’s piece has been chosen by Janice Hosegood form Cockpit Arts, who […]

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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 Day 6: Roundup

Day 6 – Sunday 30 September This afternoon we welcomed Janice Hosegood from Cockpit Arts who spoke to Max Danger and Jessica Pass about figurative graphics in jewellery. Instagram Highlights: #goldsmithsfair Object of the Day Today’s piece has been chosen by blogger @athousandfacets, who selected Romilly Saumarez Smith’s ring.   Court Cups and Medals The Goldsmiths’ Company has a truly […]

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Best New Design Award – Week One

The winner of Goldsmiths’ Fair Best New Design Award for Week One was announced at Goldsmiths’ Fair on Wednesday. This year’s winner was chosen by Victoria Broackes, senior curator for the department of theatre and performance at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Vicky chose Hazel Thorn as the winner, for her latest collection of work. […]

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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 Day 5: Roundup

Day 5 – Saturday 29 September This afternoon we welcomed Rachael Taylor from The Jewellery Cut who selected her favourite pieces from Week One of the Fair. If you didn’t manage to attend, this talk was recorded and will be available as a podcast soon. See below for her selection: Excellence Drawn At this year’s […]

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