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#GoldsmithsStories

What is #GoldsmithsStories? #GoldsmithsStories is a new Instagram campaign by @TheGoldsmithsCompany designed to keep our maker community better connected during the national shutdown. We’re asking people to share their jewellery collections with us and tell us the story behind some of the pieces. Our aim is to not just share interesting stories about jewellery and […]

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Message from Head of Events

During this time of uncertainty, it will come as no surprise that the Goldsmiths’ Fair team is focusing on how best to overcome the current challenges. First and foremost, it is vital that we all keep safe and well; so, to our makers, our buyers, our stakeholders, suppliers, subscribers, everyone, we’re thinking of you and […]

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In conversation with Natasha Kerr

We look back at the Goldsmiths’ Fair 2019 talks programme. Natasha Kerr (@natashakerr9), Goldsmiths’ Fair ambassador and textile artist, talks to Janice Hosegood, Head of Communications at Cockpit arts, about her jewellery collection that was featured in our 2019 campaign.

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Manasi Depala – 2018 Graduate

Manasi (@manasidepala) was one of the Fair graduates in 2018. Manasi has previously participated in the Goldsmiths’ Company Studio Internship Award 2017-18 where she trained with Angela Cork, Ray Walton and Rod Kelly. Since then she has won a gold award in the junior chasers category at GC&DC in 2019. When you exhibited in 2018, […]

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COVID -19 update

The team would like to wish you all good health and update you on our preparations for Goldsmiths’ Fair 2020. At present, we continue to plan for Goldsmiths’ Fair 2020 (22 Sept – 4 Oct). Our hope is of course that the global COVID-19 crisis simmers down enough that it will be safe to stage […]

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Contemporary Perceptions of Quality and Purchasing Gemstones

Last year at Goldsmiths’ Fair, Kathrine Andrews – gem expert and jewellery consultant – talked to us about the contemporary perception of gemstone quality and why we attribute values to certain characteristics such as traditional method of cut, colour, clarity and carat.

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Ruth Leslie – 2019 Graduate

Ruth (@ruth_lessly) was one of the six graduates at Goldsmiths’ Fair 2019. We spoke to Ruth earlier this year about her experience at the fair and what it meant to be awarded a graduate bursary. How many years had you been graduated when you exhibited in 2019? I graduated 4 years prior to exhibiting. How […]

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In conversation with Annoushka

This year at Goldsmiths’ Fair we had a wide range of talks including Rachael Taylor of jewellerycut.com in conversation with Annoushka Ducas of Annoushka. Rachael discusses how Annoushka went from co-founding Links of London before launching her own brand in 2009.

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Collect 2020

We are delighted to announce that we will be at Collect in 2020 for our 3rd year showcasing a selection of Fair exhibitors past and present. With a move to Somerset House, we are excited to present our selected makers in a distinctive new setting, on the banks of the Thames. We can now proudly announce the […]

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Christmas Decorations

Some of the UK’s leading silversmiths have once again produced Christmas decorations in time to decorate your tree! If you would like to purchase a decoration, please contact the Silversmith directly. Contact details can be found with their decorations below. Ane Christensen – ane@anechristensen.com Angela Cork – contact@angelacork.co.uk Yusuke Yamamoto – mail@yusukeyamamoto-works.com Abigail Brown – info@abigailbrown.co.uk […]

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