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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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Excellence Made: Polly Gasston

We’ve spoken to the makers whose work and studios are featured in ‘Excellence Made,’ the film by Petr Krejci commissioned specially for Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018. We spoke to the goldsmith Polly Gaston, whose workshop is based in Ramsgate: ‘Ramsgate is a wonderful place to work; a great little workshop space with good light, and right […]

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Excellence Made: Graham Stewart

We’ve spoken to silversmith, Graham Stewart  who features in ‘Excellence Made,’ the film by Petr Krejci commissioned specially for Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018. We found out what Graham has been working on and what it was like working with Petr. ‘My workshop is in Dunblane, Perthshire. I have worked in this building for 40 years. It’s […]

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New Graduate Silversmith: Callum Partridge

We are very excited to welcome graduate exhibitor, Callum Partridge to Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018. We spoke to Callum to find out more about his craft and the pieces he’ll be presenting at Goldsmiths’ Fair: ‘I first learnt to make jewellery from a young age in a community workshop where I grew up in Stroud, Gloucestershire. I […]

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Hortus Conclusus by Donna Brennan at CAA Gallery

Jeweller, Donna Brennan will be exhibiting her work and photography at the Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery in her new exhibition, Hortus Conclusus. This body of work is a major development in London-based jeweller and photographer Donna Brennan’s practice. For over 20 years, she has been creating small-scale, wearable sculptural forms composed of precious and semiprecious […]

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New Exhibitor- Jed Green

We are delighted to have Jed Green exhibiting with us for the first time at Goldsmiths’ Fair. Jed uses a unique combination and precious metal and glass to make her unique pieces. In the early eighties Jed completed her BA in Fine Art, continuing for a further two years at The Slade School of Fine […]

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Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018: Excellence Made

The finest goldsmithing and silversmithing, for all its dirty workshops and weathered instruments, is all about innovation and refinement.  An alchemy of technique and inspiration, forged through experimentation, and appealing to intellect and passion alike.  The resulting treasures embody the rich narrative of craftsmanship, informed by the personality of the maker and the materials, and […]

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