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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org Angela Cork – email@example.com Yusuke Yamamoto – firstname.lastname@example.org Abigail Brown – email@example.com […]
The honour of awarding the Best New Design Award for Week Two of Goldsmiths’ Fair fell to Richard Edgcumbe, Senior Curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum who celebrated the exhibitors at the Fair as some of the very greatest people making in the world today. Patrick Davison won the Best New Design Award for Week Two for […]
This year we are doing something new and different in our displays for the Goldsmiths’ Fair. In the Livery Hall, with its bar and stalls, is an alcove designed in the 1830s for a tiered display of fine silver known as a buffet. There is a permanent display in this niche of ceremonial silver used […]
The theme of this year’s Goldsmiths’ Fair is ‘The Art of Collecting’, focusing on five collectors of contemporary jewellery and silver. They are patrons in the true sense, as they share their knowledge and enthusiasm as Ambassadors for Goldsmith’s Fair. Their stories are captured in a film commissioned specially for the Fair, giving an insight […]
Every year at Goldsmiths’ Fair a noted industry expert hand selects a particularly special item from the work on display. At this year’s Goldsmiths’ Fair, Trino Verkade – a consultant with the Sarabande Foundation – selected Lucie Gledhill’s gold curb chain as the best new design, highlighting the precise execution and the unique interpretation of a classic […]
Creating a Collection: join Georgia Powell, founder of CURA Collections Management, with a panel of experts as they discuss how to build a collection, manage and care for works of art or precious objects. Book tickets here. Are you a collector? Many people own works of art, precious objects or materials, but do not think […]