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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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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 Day 4: Roundup

Day 4 – Friday 28 September Yesterday morning we welcomed Carol Michaelson, Curator in the Department of Asia at The British Museum who has degrees in Western history and Chinese language and culture and has worked in the British Museum since 1990 where she curates Chinese jades, bronzes and early lacquer. Carol spoke about the chronological […]

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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 Day 3: Roundup

Day 3 – Thursday 27 September This morning we welcomed Ian Bone of Capricorn Gems and Stuart Pool of Nineteen48, who talked about ethical gemstones. If you didn’t manage to attend, this talk was recorded and will be available as a podcast soon. In the afternoon, Janice Hosegood was in conversation about alternative wedding jewellery […]

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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 Day 2: Roundup

Day 2 – Wednesday 26 September Yesterday evening we presented our Best New Design Award for Week One, chosen by Vicki Broakes of the V&A. This year’s winner is Hazel Thorn. Kayo Saito was specially commended for her collection. This morning we welcomed jewellery legend Elizabeth Gage to Goldsmiths’ Fair. Elizabeth was speaking about her […]

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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 Day 1: Roundup

Goldsmiths’ Fair opened its doors at 11am this morning, after a incredible reception at the preview evening yesterday! We’re very excited to reveal our special exhibitions for this year’s Fair including Wendy Ramshaw, The Nature of Silver, Court Cups and Medals and Excellence Drawn. This evening the Best New Design Awards were announced. Congratulations to silversmith […]

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The Nature of Silver

The upcoming special exhibition of silver treasures from the Goldsmiths’ Company Collection puts the spotlight on innovative historic and contemporary silver inspired by nature. The Nature of Silver will be on display at this year’s Goldsmiths’ Fair in late September and early October. Dr. Dora Thornton, Curator of the Goldsmiths’ Company Collection, has delved into […]

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