3 May, 2018 – 31 May, 2018 A month-long showcase for some of the UK’s best goldsmithing and silversmithing talent selling their latest collections, with Meet the Maker events during London Craft Week (9-13 May). The Goldsmiths’ Company, the 700 year-old livery company supporting excellence in goldsmithing and silversmithing, is teaming up with iconic British […]
Long term Fair exhibitor, Yen Duong has recently designed and made a new range of work. The new rings are set with radiant stones including amethysts and citrines. The settings stay true to Yen’s signature molecular style that she has become known for. However this collection uses more dramatic structures and bolder stones, yet stays […]
Winner of the Goldsmiths’ Company Award at this year’s GCDC awards was silversmith Miriam Hanid for her Radiance Centrepiece. The piece is an impressive 50x50x5cm and created using her signature techniques of hand chasing and repoussé chasing. The centrepiece embellished by intricate spiral patterns took over 200 hours to make. Radiance Centrepiece won gold in […]
Silversmith Vicki Ambery -Smith has been making unique pieces for over 20 years. Her latest creation is a unique silver book cover, a commission from a customer she met at Goldsmiths’ Fair. Vicki explained the customer had a collection of rare books, one of which was written in Amsterdam in 1650 by Menasseh Ben Israel. […]
A recording from an evening at Goldsmiths’ Hall on Monday 5 March, 2018. Jewellery expert Joanna Hardy, historian Martyn Downer (author of Nelson’s Lost Jewel), jeweller Philip Denyer and Roger Stephenson, the Deputy Chairman at Lock & Co Hatters discuss Nelson’s Chelengk, one of the most iconic jewels in British history. The ‘Chelengk’: a turban/hat […]
Jeweller Andrew Lamb has had pieces of work acquired by two leading museums. The Lenticular Ring, 2015 has been purchased by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and will go on the display in the new Victoria and Albert Museum, Dundee when it opens this year in September. The Lenticular Zollner Ring 2017 has […]
Collect 2018 opened to the public at midday today. We are delighted to be showing at Collect for the first time, and to be presenting brand new work by many makers. Below are some of the highlights of the new work – come and visit us at Collect to see more!
We are delighted to be bringing a selection of Goldsmiths’ Fair makers to Collect for the first time. We will be showcasing some of the UK’s best craftsmen working in precious metals and debuting many brand new pieces from Goldsmiths’ Fair makers, to be revealed on Thursday! Follow us on social media to be amongst the […]
Introduced in 2011, Collect Open shines a light on individual makers, and provides a platform to present exceptional new works at a much larger scale. Included amongst the 14 makers in 2018 is Goldsmiths’ Fair exhibitor, Juliette Bigley. Juliette will be presenting a new work, TABLE, her first installation and her largest work today to […]
The Goldsmiths’ Company is fifth in the order of precedence of the Great Twelve Livery Companies in the City of London. But what does that mean? In a recording of a lecture given to the Members’ History Group, Dr Timothy Schroder discusses the history and establishment of the order of precedence of the ‘Great Twelve’.