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Gemstones: Luxury and Lustre with Joanna Hardy

In collaboration with Home House we will be presenting jewellery expert Joanna Hardy in conversation with jewellers Julia Lloyd George and Disa Allsopp. Jewellery expert Joanna Hardy, will share her insight gleaned from working with the world’s most distinguished gemologists and creative jewellers. Joanna interviews two acclaimed British jewellers known for their brilliant use of […]

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London Craft Week

London Craft Week (8 – 12 May) is an annual event that showcases exceptional craftsmanship through a journey-of-discovery programme featuring hidden workshops and unknown makers alongside celebrated masters, famous studios, galleries, shops and luxury brands. Here is a small selection of events some of our exhibitors are part of: Common Threads: Metalwork by Ane Christensen […]

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LOOT: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY

From 8 April -13 April 2019, the Museum of Arts and Design will host the 19th edition of LOOT: MAD About Jewelry, an annual exhibition and sale featuring designs from more than 50 emerging and acclaimed international jewellery artists. LOOT has become known as the ultimate pop-up shop in New York for contemporary artist-made jewellery, where collectors […]

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Innovative Design: A Conversation with Winners of the Goldsmiths’ Company Award

On 13th February The Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council, in partnership with Goldsmiths’ Centre hosted, Innovative Design: A Conversation with Winners of the Goldsmiths’ Company Award. The ‘in conversation’ was hosted by Kathryn Bishop who spoke to the talented award winners that have been celebrated for their combination of original design and fine craftsmanship over […]

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Made London – Canary Wharf

Made London will be opening in Canary Wharf’s East Wintergarden this Thursday 28th March and will be running till the 31st March. The exhibition will bring the best contemporary designer makers together including previous Goldsmiths’ Fair makers: Scarlett Cohen-French, Brett Payne, Marie Walshe (Sorrel Bay), Rebecca Joselyn, Tanja Ufer and Mikala Djorup. Learn more here

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‘Italian Goldsmithing’ by Patrick Davison

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust runs the Churchill Fellowships, a unique programme of overseas research grants. In 2017 Patrick Davison was awarded a grant to travel to Italy looking at Etruscan jewellery and Italian goldsmithing. Patrick Davison studied at the Glasgow School of Art and at Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School in Florence. After graduation he […]

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MALCOLM APPLEBY: 50 GOLDEN YEARS IN SCOTLAND

2019 marks fifty years since Malcolm Appleby first set up his studio in Scotland and this exhibition featuring both jewellery and silversmithing recognises his unique contribution to the arts. Malcolm’s infectious enthusiasm for his craft, his willingness to work with other artists and his pleasure in sharing his skills is characteristic of his generosity and […]

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Sale to the V&A

Collect 2019 closed its doors on Sunday evening, following a successful week on the Goldsmiths’ Fair stand. We made some exciting sales for some of our exhibitors to existing and new clients, not least the sale that was made to the Victoria and Albert Museum on behalf of Alexandra Raphael. Alex’s newest piece, the Lace […]

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Collect 2019

Saatchi Gallery | 28 February – 3 March We will be hosting a Booth Talk on our stand (4.3) at Collect on Saturday 2 March at 1.15pm. David Mills will host a brief discussion between three emerging makers, Jessica Jue, Callum Partridge and Samuel Waterhouse, on why they chose a career working in precious metals. […]

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Diamonds, Rings and Love

Listen to author and lecturer, Dr Jack Ogden talk on the connection between diamonds, rings and love. where he gives an insight into the use of rings for weddings and diamonds for engagements. This lecture was recorded as part of the Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 Talks Programme.

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