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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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Hothouse 2019

Applications are now open for Hothouse, a programme of creative and business development, which provides talented new makers with the tools to grow a sustainable and successful creative business. The deadline for applications is 7th September 2018 and the programme starts in January 2019. Hothouse brings together a diverse group of talented makers from all […]

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Adi Toch

Podcast: New Forms and Finishes in Silver

As part of our 2017 talks programme, Corinne Julius, jewellery authority and curator, discussed new forms and finishes in silver and the joys of working in metal with silversmiths Adi Toch and Ane Christensen. Adi Toch’s work is exhibited internationally and included in major public collections such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, National Museums […]

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Brooch by Jonothan Boyd

Podcast: The Poetics of Jewellery

As part of our 2017 talks programme, Corinne Julius, jewellery authority and curator, discussed the poetics of jewellery with jewellers Cristina Zani and Jonathan Mathew Boyd. Cristina Zani is an Edinburgh based jeweller and Jonathan Mathew Boyd is a jeweller and lecturer at The Royal College of Art. Jonathan Boyd video – Blooming Jewels Jonathan […]

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Why I Collect- Linda

We went to visit jewellery collector and Goldsmiths’ Fair Ambassador, Linda at her colourful home in London where she showed us her unique collection of contemporary jewellery. When did you begin collecting jewellery/ silver? My husband collects silver and he probably started with a Graham Stewart jug about 25 years ago, when I also bought […]

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Exhibition: Wendy Ramshaw – Modern Jewellery

We are delighted to announce that Goldsmiths’ Fair will be partnering with The Scottish Gallery for an exhibition of work by the doyenne of contemporary British Jewellery. In addition to showcasing the UK’s best fine jewellery and contemporary silver, this year Goldsmiths’ Fair will partner with The Scottish Gallery to mount a special exhibition featuring […]

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Studio Visit: Mark Nuell

We paid a visit to jeweller, Mark Nuell who started out as an apprentice gemcutter at the age of 15 before studying to become a goldsmith. Mark cuts his own stones using a faceting machine. When we went to his studio, Mark was cutting amethysts to be used for a neckpiece to be exhibited at […]

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Graduate Training Day Visit to Josef Koppmann’s Studio

Look out for our talented group of graduate makers that will be exhibiting at this year’s Goldsmiths’ Fair. On our graduate training day last week, we took the group to visit Josef Koppmann’s studio in Oxo Tower Wharf where he spoke to the graduates about entering the industry and what to expect from Goldsmiths’ Fair. Find more […]

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Excellence Made: Elizabeth Jane Campbell

We spoke to contemporary jeweller, Elizabeth Jane Campbell who is part of the film ‘Excellence Made’ to find out what she’s working on and what it was like to be part of the filming process. The film was made my renowned film maker Petr Krejci, commissioned specially for Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018. ‘I’m based in Edinburgh […]

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Excellence Made: Lucie Gledhill

We have been speaking to the makers whose work and studios feature in ‘Excellence Made,’ the film by Petr Krejci, commissioned specially for Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018. Next we spoke to jeweller, Lucie Gledhill, known best for her skilled chain making: Where is your workshop based and what is like being based there? ‘My workshop is […]

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