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Make Your Mark Awards- Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for the second Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office’s Make Your Mark Awards, which invites students and young designers to design a piece of jewellery or silverware that celebrates the London hallmark, the iconic Leopard’s Head. The competition is open to current students, apprentices and recently graduated designers (within the last five years) […]

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I Am Here – Crafts Council

The Crafts Council presents ‘I Am Here’, a collection of almost 100 works of exciting and innovative studio jewellery created by the most significant British and international makers of the last five decades – each piece a powerful reflection of the spirit of its generation and acting as a precedent for the future. The exhibition […]

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TRESOR- Female Silversmiths Unite To Promote British Craft

  UK-based female artist-metalsmiths including Juliette Bigley, Ane Christensen, Rebecca de Quin, Simone ten Hompel and Adi Toch have come together to promote British craft at the inaugural TRESOR Contemporary Craft, staged in Basel, Switzerland from 21-24 September 2017. While their individual practices express diverse styles, techniques and experiences, working in a range of base […]

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Rhona McCallum and Heather Woof Selected for IJL Kickstart Program

International Jewellery London has announced the ten new designers chosen for the 2017 IJL KickStart initiative including Goldsmiths’ Fair exhibitors Rhona McCallum and Heather Woof. This annual mentoring programme, now in its ninth year, is recognised within the industry as one of the most successful bursary programmes for new emerging British talent. Glasgow based jewellery […]

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Ujin Lin’s Precious Mysteries

Ujin Lin, the celebrated fashion filmmaker, is this year’s Goldsmiths’ Fair Guest Curator. Lin has previously created campaigns for global luxury brands such as Prada, Philip Lim and Longchamp, among others. His films are highly acclaimed across the fashion world. Goldsmiths’ Fair commissioned Lin to create a film, Precious Mysteries. His finely crafted cinematic narrative […]

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Q&A with New Exhibitor Andrew English

How does it feel to be exhibiting at Goldsmiths’ Fair this year?  ‘It’s very exciting! I remember first visiting the Fair in 2005 just after finishing university and being blown away by what I saw. Now to have a chance to exhibit alongside the best goldsmiths and silversmiths in the UK is just wonderful.’  How […]

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Q&A With Silversmith Yusuke Yamamoto

Tell us about your training; what made you decide to become a silversmith? ‘I graduated from Musashino Art University in Tokyo, Japan in 2004 where I learnt basic metal work techniques such as hammer- raising, chasing, casting, jewellery making and blacksmithing. After graduating, I continued at the Musashino Art University, working as a research associate […]

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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2017 Graduate Exhibitors

We are delighted to announce this year’s graduate exhibitors. The Fair is the foremost platform to launch the careers of emerging precious metal designer-makers we are excited to welcome these 10 new graduate exhibitors. Graduates receive a free stand at the Fair, a £1,500 grant to help prepare for the Fair, and an optional interest free silver […]

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Graduate – Evgeniia Balashova

We are excited to welcome graduate exhibitor, Evgeniia Balashova to Goldsmiths’ Fair 2017. Born in a small city in North-West Russia, Eve’s passion for design and making has always been present. After completing a 4 year course in drawing, painting and composition studies, Eve’s original plan was to pursue architecture. However after an encounter with […]

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