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In conversation with New Designers Winner 2017 Andrew Fleming

In July 2017, Andrew Fleming was awarded the New Designers Goldsmiths’ Company Silversmithing Award. In this interview, we ...

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Boost your knowledge with our exclusive technical resources

As a member of the Goldsmiths’ Centre, you can increase your technical skills and knowledge with our unique ...

In conversation with New Designers Winner Miki Asai

Designer Miki Asai was awarded the New Designers Goldsmiths’ Company Award for Jewellery. In this interview, we caught ...

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How to make your space creative, safe and legal!

Whether you have come from an established workshop or straight from a university studio, it’s almost guaranteed that ...

Shine 2017: Jeweller Christine Johnson

Jeweller Christine Johnson is currently exhibiting in our annual selling showcase Shine 2017 at the Goldsmiths’ Centre. In ...

Shine 2017: Jeweller Ami Pepper

Jeweller Ami Pepper is exhibiting in our annual selling showcase Shine 2017 at the Goldsmiths’ Centre. We quickly ...

Shine 2017: Jeweller Steff Wills

Jeweller Steff Wills will be exhibiting in our annual selling showcase Shine 2017 at the Goldsmiths’ Centre. In ...

Shine 2017: Silversmith Alex O'Connor

Contemporary Silversmith Alex O’Connor will be exhibiting in our annual selling showcase Shine 2017 at the Goldsmiths’ Centre. ...

Shine 2017: Jeweller Rachel Butlin

Contemporary Jeweller Rachel Butlin will be exhibiting in our annual selling showcase Shine 2017 at the Goldsmiths’ Centre. ...

Shine 2017: Jeweller Ely Yili Cao

Recent graduate Ely Yili Cao will be exhibiting in our annual selling showcase Shine 2017 at the Goldsmiths’ ...

New jewellery and silver talent to shine at the Goldsmiths' Centre

The Shine 2017 selling showcase returns to celebrate the best emerging jewellery and silver talent at the Goldsmiths’ ...

Shine 2017: Silversmith Victoria Radcliffe

Emerging silversmith Victoria Radcliffe will be exhibiting in our annual selling showcase Shine 2017 at the Goldsmiths' Centre. ...

SPOTLIGHT: Studio Internship Graduate Award Winners

To celebrate the outstanding work by winners of the Studio Internship Graduate Award (SIGA), the Goldsmiths’ Centre presents ...

Setting Out 2017 participants revealed at the Goldsmiths' Centre

We are delighted to reveal this year’s cohort of eight talented jewellery designer makers chosen for our prestigious ...

The Goldsmiths' Centre recognised for training excellence with Princess Royal Training Award

The Goldsmiths’ Centre in Clerkenwell has been officially selected as one of 40 organisations to receive the prestigious ...

SIGA Q&A with Exhibition Curator Julia Skilton

As part of SIGA, each silversmith has undertaken a 16-week internship with leading silversmiths, from Angus McFadyen to ...

The Goldsmiths' Centre in London unveiled as newest wedding venue 2017

The award-winning Goldsmiths’ Centre in the heart of Clerkenwell has been unveiled as London’s newest wedding venue. The ...

10 Minutes with Melanie Eddy, a Jewellery Journey from Bermuda to Afghanistan

From her Goldsmiths’ Centre studio, Melanie Eddy combines traditional approaches with new applications, creating sculptural jewellery that uses ...

Bobby White London: Luxury Jewellery Brand Transformation

When it comes to hearing a brand’s story to success, here is one roller coaster tale featuring cultural ...

New Icould.com films shine spotlight onto Apprentices working in Precious Metals

Careers charity icould.com has launched a new series of personal video stories that provide young people with career ...

Retrospect - Celebrating 80: Art in the Hand

In March, the Goldsmiths' Centre hosted a special exhibition to celebrate the modern art medal. Celebrating 80: Art ...

Rising Stars Spotted at New Designers 2017

News Designers is the UK’s most important graduate design exhibition, full of innovation and fresh thinking. Every year ...

Celebrating 20 Years' of Work from the ACJ

To mark its 20th anniversary, the Association for Contemporary Jewellery (ACJ) invited twenty of its most prominent and ...

Meet Russian Born Jewellery Designer Evgeniia Balashova

Born in Russia and based in Glasgow, jewellery designer Evgeniia Balashova focuses her work on the repetitive features ...

The Serendipity Studio - Clerkenwell Design Week in Pictures

Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW) is over for another year and we want thank everyone who took part and ...

In conversation with award-winning jeweller and ‘moon dust’ queen Silvia Weidenbach

We caught up with award-winning jeweller and 'moondust queen', Silvia Weidenbach about how her career and experience having ...

Calling all emerging jewellery and silversmithing businesses

Start-up goldsmithing businesses, such as those set up by alumni Ana Thompson (left) and Vicky Lew (right), taking ...

Inspired 2017: contemporary silverware to furniture

Inspired 2017, the luxury contemporary silverware and furniture selling showcase returned to the Goldsmiths’ Centre during London Craft ...

The Goldsmiths' Centre in Clerkenwell celebrates its 5th Birthday

On 25th April 2017, the Goldsmiths’ Centre in Clerkenwell, London, celebrated its 5th Birthday and its continuing support ...

Serendipity Studio installation launches at the Goldsmiths’ Centre, part of Clerkenwell Design Week

From 23 to 25 May 2017 the Goldsmiths’ Centre in the heart of Clerkenwell will be celebrating iconic ...

Emerging Jeweller Benjamin Hawkins on setting up his own business

After completing the Foundation Programme here at the Goldsmiths’ Centre, Ben Hawkins went on to do his apprenticeship ...

Call for applications for Foundation Programme in jewellery, silversmithing and allied trades

The Goldsmiths’ Centre in Clerkenwell is now accepting applications for its Foundation Programme 2017/18, which begins on 11 ...

Resident Silversmiths Create New Sculpture at Shakespeare’s Family Home

Resident award winning silversmiths Benjamin James Ryan and Rupert Todd were commissioned to create sculptural artworks to celebrate ...

Foundation Programme alumna Chloe Lightfoot on what it takes to become a diamond mounting apprentice

What does it take to secure an apprenticeship as a goldsmith? We speak to talented Chloe Lightfoot, Foundation ...

Introducing Yeena Yoon – architecture to jewellery design

Yeena Yoon is currently part of the Setting Out programme at the Goldsmiths’ Centre. She began designing jewellery ...

Chef Tom Warhurst on a typical day as a Head Chef

Tom Warhurst is Head Chef at our café, Bench, located at the Goldsmiths’ Centre. Run by our on-sight ...

The Goldsmiths' Centre launches new Business Growth Programme for UK jewellery trade

Today the Goldsmiths’ Centre in Clerkenwell launches its new Goldsmiths’ Business Growth Programme for exceptional and ambitious members ...

Talented jewellers Paul Savage and Paul Wilson on founding their creative business RockPAUL

This week we speak to talented jewellery designers and resident craftsmen Paul Savage and Paul Wilson, founders of ...

Interview with Setting Out Participant - Jewellery Designer Emily Bedford

We caught up with jewellery designer Emily Bedford who is currently part of the Setting Out programme at ...

First Shine 2016 Social for Members and the Wider Industry

Thank you to everyone who came to our first Shine 2016 Selling Showcase Social on 6 December 2016 ...

Polishing tutor Stephen M Goldsmith looks back at 45 years’ experience

In this blog post we speak to Master Polisher Stephen M Goldsmith FIPG KCHS who has over 45 ...

Made in Clerkenwell 2016 in Pictures

Over the next three days, craft lovers from London and beyond have the opportunity to view a carefully ...

Conceptual artist Chino Ridge speaks about creating sculptural pieces using a variety of materials

Chino Ridge has over ten years of experience working as a Senior Costume Jewellery Designer at Erickson Beamon ...

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CAD Workshops: Your questions answered

At the Goldsmiths' Centre we have a variety of 3D CAD courses including introductory courses and taster sessions ...

Shine 2016 new jewellery and metalwork stars revealed

The Goldsmiths’ Centre is delighted to reveal the best emerging talent in jewellery, silver and metalwork as part ...

Bridal jewellery designer-maker Sarah Phillips explains how she’s been busy building her business

Sarah Phillips creates beautiful bespoke bridal jewellery from engagement to wedding rings using Computer Aided Design (CAD). She ...

Goldsmiths’ Centre opens its doors to event organisers and local businesses

Last night the Goldsmiths’ Centre opened the doors of its award-winning venue in creative Clerkenwell to over 60 ...

Interview with Setting Out Participant - Jewellery Designer Ana Thompson

Ana Thompson is a London based Colombian jewellery designer whose unique collections explore the intersection of design and ...

Award-winning designer Imogen Belfield on being one of the Goldsmiths’ Centre’s first Gold Members

With the recent launch of the Goldsmiths’ Centre membership scheme, we speak to multi-award winning jewellery designer, Imogen ...

Tutors and technicians deepen their understanding of enamelling

Over two days in September 2016 seven tutors and technicians in silversmithing, jewellery and metalwork joined us at ...

Great start to the London Design Festival 2016

The London Design Festival kicked off this week (17 to 25 September 2016) across the city celebrating London ...

Apprentices get skills training boost to put them on the path to success

Apprentices from Holts Academy and Higher Education students from the Birmingham School of Jewellery are set to receive ...

Setting Out participant and jewellery designer Vicky Lew in the spotlight

Vicky Lew is currently part of the Setting Out programme at the Goldsmiths’ Centre. Having graduated from Central ...

Venue Hire Part Four: Interview with Jan Tarlowski

Jan is Head Chef at the Bench Café in the Goldsmiths’ Centre. Run by our on-sight catering partners, ...

Interview with General Manager for the Bench Café Paula Mendes

Paula Mendes is the General Manager of our café, Bench, at the Goldsmiths’ Centre. Run by our catering ...

Hand Engraving with the Creative Dimension

In August 2016 we welcomed a group of ten talented young people, aged 14 to 18, to the ...

Conka Cai of wedding and luxury jewellery brand Conka, speaks about her experience on Setting Out

Award-winning jeweller, Conka Cai, was part of the Goldsmiths’ Centre Setting Out programme in 2015. Now based in ...

The Goldsmiths’ Centre celebrates the future of design and craft, part of the London Design Festival

From 19 to 22 September 2016 the Goldsmiths’ Centre in the heart of Clerkenwell joins over 400 event ...

Venue Hire Part One: Interview with Sam Kershaw, Commercial Events Manager

Sam Kershaw joined the Goldsmiths' Centre as Commercial Events Manager in April 2016. In this blog post, we ...

Bethany Young on her internship year as the Commercial Events Executive at the Goldsmiths’ Centre

Bethany Young is currently studying for a BA (hons) in Event Management at The University of Greenwich. She ...

Meet Royal Warrant holder and polisher Reg Elliot of Elliot-Fitzpatrick

One of the finest gold and silver jewellery polishers in London and the UK, Elliot-Fitzpatrick has grown at ...

Ben Pritchard receives Goldsmiths’ Young Apprentice of the Year Award from HRH, The Princess Royal

On Wednesday 8th June 2016, HRH, The Princess Royal officially presented the latest Goldsmiths’ Company Members’ Charitable Fund ...

Interview with Setting Out alumni - Flora Bhattachary

Award-winning jeweller, Flora Bhattachary, was part of the Goldsmiths' Centre's Setting Out programme in 2015. She is now ...

Interview with Goldsmiths' Company New Designers 2015 Winners Karen Westland and Ieva Mikutaite P2

We continue our talk with the Glasgow School of Art graduates Karen Westland, who won the New Designers ...

Interview with Goldsmiths' Company New Designers 2015 Winners Karen Westland and Ieva Mikutaite P1

We continue our talk with the Glasgow School of Art graduates Karen Westland, who won the New Designers ...

Silversmith Emma Jane-Rule on being selected for New Designers: One Year On

Silversmith Emma-Jane Rule is known for her distinctive folded silver with diverse textures and patinas. Her technique combines ...

In the spotlight: Undergraduate Summer School tutors Andy Putland and Phil Horton

The Undergraduate Summer School at the Goldsmiths' Centre offers practical experience for up to 16 undergraduates who have ...

Multi-award winning jewellery designer Jennifer Bloy FRSA FIPG introduces her new short course

We speak to multi-award winning designer of jewellery and objet d’art, Jennifer Bloy FRSA FIPG, who teaches the ...

Polishers Elliot-Fitzpatrick at the Goldsmiths’ Centre receive Royal Warrant

Polishers Elliot-Fitzpatrick at the Goldsmiths’ Centre in Clerkenwell have been recognised as Royal Warrant holders for supplying goods ...

Silver Speaks: Form at the Goldsmiths’ Centre

Silver Speaks: ‘Form’ is an exhibition of work by members of Contemporary British Silversmiths. It offers a behind ...

Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW) stages Live Events Hub at the Goldsmiths’ Centre

From 24 to 26 May 2016 the Goldsmiths’ Centre in the heart of Clerkenwell will become the “Live ...

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CAD has become the industry’s mainstream

The fast pace of technological innovation has embraced the jewellery industry and is transforming the way craftsmen design ...

Meet Foundation Programme alumna Nadia Malik Khan

Nadia Malik Khan is a Foundation Programme student at the Goldsmiths' Centre. Her educational background and experience led ...

Introducing the Tutors of the Foundation Programme

The Foundation Programme at the Goldsmiths’ Centre is a one year free course for young students who are ...

The Goldsmiths’ Centre launches new membership scheme

The Goldsmiths’ Centre in Clerkenwell has launched a new membership scheme for the goldsmithing industry and wider creative ...

Award-winning metalworker Matthew Tomalin speaks about his late wife, Pamela Rawnsley

Award-winning metalworker and jeweller, Matthew Tomalin, spoke to us about his late wife's work and practice following a ...

Gregory Parson, curator of Pamela Rawnsley 1952 – 2014, gives insight into putting a retrospective

Gregory Parsons, curator of the Pamela Rawnsley 1952-2014 exhibition, shares some of his knowledge on curating exhibitions and ...

Meet Gabriela Kurcharska – from the Foundation Programme to first design apprentice

Gabriela Kurcharska chose to study at the Goldsmiths' Centre to explore her interest in jewellery design. Knowing that ...

Peter Taylor wins Creative & Cultural Skills Award

Peter Taylor, Director of the Goldsmiths’ Centre in Clerkenwell, has been named as the winner of the Jewellery ...

Setting Out Participants 2016 Revealed

The Goldsmiths’ Centre is proud to reveal the new Setting Out participants for 2016. Every year we invite ...

Foundation Programme alumna Oscar Saurin on becoming a trained silversmith

Oscar Saurin was a Foundation Programme student from 2013 to 2014. He is now working as an apprentice ...

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5 tips to help you start your jewellery business p2

We asked some of the Getting Started speakers, who are also among the leading experts in the industry, ...

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5 tips to help you start your jewellery business

Are you a jewellery designer, goldsmith or silversmith looking to start or grow your business? Our Getting Started ...

Pamela Rawnsley 1952 – 2014

The Goldsmiths’ Centre is delighted to present Pamela Rawnsley 1952 – 2014, aretrospective of the extraordinary career of ...

How to succeed in applying for the Foundation Programme at the Goldsmiths’ Centre

The Goldsmiths’ Centre Foundation Programme is a one year free course created to help 10 students gain an ...

Made in Clerkenwell 2015 in Pictures

For four days, craft lovers from London and beyond had the opportunity to view a carefully curated selection ...

Cabinet of Curiosities 2015

This Christmas the Goldsmiths’ Centre is bringing a new twist to the traditional Advent Calendar in partnership with ...

Goldsmiths’ Company Apprentices top medals table at the Skills Show 2015

On 7 September 2015 talented young goldsmiths started their journey at the Goldsmiths’ Centre in Clerkenwell with the ...

Engaging young people: A Sense of Jewellery

On 7th October 2015, over 50 pupils from Argyle Primary School in Camden got a taste of what ...

New Technology: A Sense of Jewellery

his week’s blog looks at how technological and digital developments, such as the use of Computer Aided Design ...

Community: A Sense of Jewellery

This is the last in our series of three blogs exploring A Sense of Jewellery from the perspectives ...

Craftsmanship: A Sense of Jewellery

This is the second of three blog entries that explore A Sense of Jewellery from the perspectives of ...

The Goldsmiths’ Company apprentice Ben Pritchard at WorldSkills Sao Paulo 2015

Ben Pritchard of the Goldsmiths’ Company Apprenticeship Programme received a Medal of Excellence at the 43rd WorldSkills Competition ...

Creativity: A Sense of Jewellery

The next three blog entries explore A Sense of Jewellery from the perspectives of creativity, craftsmanship and community. ...

A Sense of Jewellery

An exhibition, like a novel, has an author (the curator), plot (the journey through the exhibition) and characters ...

A Sense of Jewellery

A Sense of Jewellery brings together outstanding examples of modern jewellery by forty artists and designers made in ...

The Duchess of Cornwall receives Livery Company Badge designed by Goldsmiths’ Centre students

On 27th May 2015, HRH, The Duchess of Cornwall, Honorary Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Plaisterers, was ...

Amber - The Baltic Jewel

This May the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in the UK presents Amber – The Baltic Jewel, ...

Little Gems 23 March – 13 May 2015

This March Galvanize Sheffield: Festival of Contemporary Metal will be showcasing Little Gems, a decade of commissioned work ...

Gather & Gather launches first high street café at the Goldsmiths’ Centre

Gather & Gather has officially announced the launch of Bench, its first high street café, located in the ...

Inspired Exhibition: 19 – 23 May 2015

This May the Goldsmiths’ Centre in Clerkenwell will be hosting the Inspired selling exhibition of modern silver and ...

Unique Venues London strikes gold with latest member

Unique Venues of London kicks-off 2015 with the addition of a new member to its portfolio, the Goldsmiths’ ...

Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council brings together Cartier Award winning pieces for the first time

The showcase will reveal a selection of last year’s award-winning entries in the Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council’s ...

Triumph across the board at UK World Skills 2014

From 13 to 15 November 2014, jewellery designer Harriet Kensall’s apprentice Will Lander as well as The Goldsmiths’ ...

Setting Out Programme gives talented young people a head start to establish design-led businesses

Ten talented young graduates or early career goldsmiths who aspire to set up their own design-led businesses will ...

The Goldsmiths' Centre hosts UK Premiere of Masters of Dreams

The Goldsmiths' Centre will have the pleasure of hosting the UK premiere of the jewellery documentary "Masters of ...

Rising jewellery designs and metalwork stars shine at the Goldsmiths’ Centre

The showcase, part of the London Design Festival, will celebrate the most exceptional craftsmanship in goldsmithing, silversmithing and ...

Silversmithing excellence celebrated in exhibition and new book

Awe-inspiring silverware crafted by the cream of international silversmiths is on display at the Goldsmiths’ Centre this spring ...

Abigail Buckingham receives City & Guilds Medal of Excellence in Jewellery Manufacturing

In April 2014, Abigail Buckingham, Foundation Programme alumnus and now Apprentice to A R Buckingham, received the City ...

The Goldsmiths’ Centre wins a Civic Trust Award for sustainability and community

East London goldsmiths’ training community the Goldsmiths’ Centre won a Civic Trust Award in a ceremony at Blackpool’s ...

Silver delights count down the days to Christmas at the Goldsmiths’ Centre

The Goldsmiths’ Centre is bringing a new twist to the traditional Advent Calendar this Christmas as beautiful, hand-made ...

Rising stars in jewellery and precious metals Shine at the Goldsmiths’ Centre

Leaders from the jewellery industry and cutting edge design will come together at the Goldsmiths’ Centre on the ...

The Goldsmiths' Centre wins RIBA Workplace Design Award

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has named the Goldsmiths’ Centre as one of the best designed ...

Innovative training packages give new jewellery and precious metal designer-makers a head start

A new design community, aspiring to work in the jewellery and goldsmithing industry, will get the chance to ...

Chelsea Fringe comes with a dazzling display of rocks you’ll want to get your hands on

The Goldsmiths’ Centre, the leading charity for the training of jewellery professionals, is going back to its geological ...

Technical Masterclass sets the diamond standard at the Goldsmiths' Centre

Almost one year after opening to the public, the Goldsmiths’ Centre launches its series of technical master classes ...

The Goldsmiths' Centre officially opened by HRH Princess Alexandra on 25 April 2012

The Goldsmiths’ Centre is a purpose-built development created by the Goldsmiths’ Company serving as a hub for members ...