News

“Singer Turned Jewellery Designer Julie Mcalpin Encouraging Croydon Youths To Set Up Own Businesses” via Your Local Guardian

“A charity which helped a jewellery designer set up her own business after overcoming serious illness and unemployment is hoping others will be inspired by her story. Julie McAlpin was left concerned as to how she could earn a living after becoming ill and having to put her singing career on hold...

read more | posted on: 10/18/2014

“Time Line: Bejewelled Watches” via The Telegraph

“The Gems of Time exhibition at SalonQP showcases history's greatest jewellery watches. Caragh McKay selects the highlights. Next month, for the first time in Britain, a select trove of jewelled timepieces from the world’s greatest jewellery and watch houses will go on display at Gems of...

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“Wembley Jewellery Shop Fined Thousands For Not Having Quality Stamps” via Get West London

“Rathy Jewellers Limited in Wembley and its former company director, Raj Mahalingam pleaded guilty to the offences. A jewellery shop and its former company director were fined thousands of pounds for selling goods without hallmark stamps which prove the quality of precious metals. Rathy Jewellers...

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Opportunities

Calling all Birmingham School of Jewellery Alumni

In 2015 the School of Jewellery Birmingham is celebrating its 125th Birthday. We are at the early stages of planning a series of events which will take place throughout 2015 to celebrate. One of our 2015 activities centres on our alumni. We want to try to identify as many people who trained at the School...

read more | posted on: 10/19/2014

Queensway Public Art Commission (External Gates), 'a space' arts - Hampshire

We are looking for an artist, or group of artists, to contribute to a new housing development through creating a distinctive and site-specific piece of public art. The Queensway development will create 34 new flats, 5 mews houses, 13 town houses and a commercial unit in Central Southampton. The site...

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Funding: Creative Scotland Professional Development Fund

The purpose of the Creative Scotland Professional Development Fund is to enable artists and other creative professionals to develop their skills and/or professional practice. The funding is offered towards a range of activities, including, but not limited to: • Attendance at conferences, seminars...

read more | posted on: 10/19/2014