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Video profile: Ndidi Ekubia

Established silversmith Ndidi Ekubia is an experienced Goldsmiths’ Fair exhibitor. Here, she explains her approach to creating her stunning pieces and how her technique creates her signature, fluid forms.

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Visitors’ View: Jinny McLeod-Hatch

As Goldsmiths’ Fair enters its 32nd year, it is not surprising to learn that many loyal visitors come back every September to treat themselves to an array of jewels and silverware. We spoke with Jinny McLeod-Hatch to learn more about her love for the Fair and to see her purchases from over the years. I. You’re […]

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Our New Look

We’re working with design consultants Turnbull Grey to update Goldsmiths’ Fair’s visual identity.  Based at Craft Central in the heart of Clerkenwell, Turnbull Grey work regularly with some of London’s most innovative craftsmen and designers.  We’re confident they’ll bring a fresh creative eye to Goldsmiths’ Fair and we’re excited to see what they come up with.  […]

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It’s Decision Time!

The deadline for applying to Goldsmiths’ Fair has passed and we have now sorted through the hundreds of applications that landed at our door.  We are so pleased to announce that numbers have increased by a huge 18% on last year, and the number of graduate applications are up an astounding 43%! A huge thank you […]

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Focus On: Gem Stones with Josef Koppmann

We met up with London-based jewellery designer, Josef Koppmann, in his exclusive showroom at the famous OXO Tower in London for a very special occasion! Once a year, Josef plays host to a gem stone selection day, in which a dealer is invited to showcase all shapes, sizes (and prices) of the most stunning gem […]

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Focus On: Commissions with Emmeline Hastings

After exhibiting at Goldsmiths’ Fair in 2013, award-winning jewellery designer, Emmeline Hastings, was asked to consider a commission by two very exciting visitors. Philanthropist and former Chairman of the Crafts Council, Sir Nicholas Goodison, along with his wife Judith, commissioned a four piece collection for presentation to the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.  The Goodison Collection consists […]

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Mixed Media Silver

From bamboo to walnut, wood to stainless steel, mixed media silver is a prominent feature at Goldsmiths’ Fair. Here is a collection of work from some of the 2013 exhibitors… Andrew Macgowan: Bamboo Salad Set (Above) It was Andrew’s visit to a bamboo forest in Japan  in 1978 that resulted inspired bamboo vases, cups and […]

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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2013 by the numbers

If you’ve never been to Goldsmiths’ Fair you can expect a hive of activity, with royalty, international collectors, design enthusiasts, fashion journalists and design students all perusing cutting-edge jewellery and silver design. There’s nothing else like it on London’s art and design calendar. The figures below tell only part of the story. Come along to […]

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March Birthstone: Aquamarine

Think cool soothing seas, blue lagoons and mythical mermaids. Aquamarine, meaning ‘sea water,’ was once believed to guarantee a safe voyage for sailors and to cool the temper of its wearer. Its serene colour is ideal for spring and London-based jewellery designer, Daphne Krinos, agrees! Daphne, who has previously exhibited at Goldsmiths’ Fair, uses translucent precious […]

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