Rue Pigalle and Goldsmiths’ Fair have collaborated to create a four-part lecture series that explores the stories of survival, endurance and innovation from the 14th-century jewellery world in London to the unprecedented hardships today’s makers are contending with due to COVID-19. Rue Pigalle offers art-and-design inspired luxury travel experiences for women, but during this time […]
Award-winning jewellery designer Sian Evans opens the doors to her East London studio, where she creates jewellery collections and bespoke pieces made with materials acquired through barters and exchanges with her customers. For London Craft Week 2020, Sian Evans presented an installation and interactive demonstration, showcasing her design process and working practices through her individual […]
Leonid (@leoniddementiev) graduated from Central Saint Martins before completing Getting Started and Setting Out at the Goldsmiths’ Centre. Leonid was awarded a graduate stand at Goldsmiths’ Fair in 2018 and has been growing his business since. We spoke to Leonid earlier this year about his experience at Goldsmiths’ Fair. How long had you been a […]
Helena (@helena.made) was Talent-spotted by the Goldsmiths’ Centre in 2016 which gave her a place on their Getting Started programme and at their annual exhibition, Shine. In 2019 Helena was awarded a graduate stand at Goldsmiths’ Fair – we spoke with her about her experience and what it meant to be part of the Fair through the graduate […]
What is #GoldsmithsStories? #GoldsmithsStories is a new Instagram campaign by @TheGoldsmithsCompany designed to keep our maker community better connected during the national shutdown. We’re asking people to share their jewellery collections with us and tell us the story behind some of the pieces. Our aim is to not just share interesting stories about jewellery and […]
During this time of uncertainty, it will come as no surprise that the Goldsmiths’ Fair team is focusing on how best to overcome the current challenges. First and foremost, it is vital that we all keep safe and well; so, to our makers, our buyers, our stakeholders, suppliers, subscribers, everyone, we’re thinking of you and […]
We look back at the Goldsmiths’ Fair 2019 talks programme. Natasha Kerr (@natashakerr9), Goldsmiths’ Fair ambassador and textile artist, talks to Janice Hosegood, Head of Communications at Cockpit arts, about her jewellery collection that was featured in our 2019 campaign.
Manasi (@manasidepala) was one of the Fair graduates in 2018. Manasi has previously participated in the Goldsmiths’ Company Studio Internship Award 2017-18 where she trained with Angela Cork, Ray Walton and Rod Kelly. Since then she has won a gold award in the junior chasers category at GC&DC in 2019. How long had you been […]
The team would like to wish you all good health and update you on our preparations for Goldsmiths’ Fair 2020. At present, we continue to plan for Goldsmiths’ Fair 2020 (22 Sept – 4 Oct). Our hope is of course that the global COVID-19 crisis simmers down enough that it will be safe to stage […]
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.