News

“Super-Rich Boost Sales At Luxury Jeweller Fabergé” via The Telegraph

“Rings for the super-rich send sales at luxury jeweller Fabergé 50pc higher. Fabergé, the luxury jeweller famous for designing bejewelled eggs for Russian Tsarinas, reported a 50pc jump in third quarter sales when compared to the same period last year. The top-selling item was a £26...

read more | posted on: 11/21/2014

ECA Jewellery & Silversmithing Lecturer Produces Benefactor’s Award

The University of Edinburgh recognises individuals or organisations who have made significant contributions to the University with a special award given to them during the annual graduation ceremonies. These contributions can include a significant financial or other donation, or a long standing personal...

read more | posted on: 11/20/2014

“Jeweller Graff Buys Back Ruby For Record $8.6 Million - Sotheby's” via Reuters

“London luxury jeweller Laurence Graff has paid a record 8.2 million Swiss francs (5.46 million pounds) for a Burmese ruby, the top lot at a Geneva auction marked by strong prices for fine diamonds and rare coloured stones, Sotheby's (BID.N) said on Thursday. Graff, known as the "King of Diamonds"...

read more | posted on: 11/20/2014

Opportunities

Freelance Modelmakers, Sculptors & Fabricators, Hothouse I Want Gets

At Hothouse IWG we make amazing things for TV, Retail, Experiential and Architectural clients: From a giant chocolate fountain for Cadbury to the Olympic countdown clock for Omega, and everything in between. We are looking to add to our talent pool, and require freelance crew with all levels of experience...

read more | posted on: 11/14/2014

Call for Entries: VAS Annual Exhibition, Visual Arts Scotland

Visual Arts Scotland in conjunction with the Inches Carr Trust are delighted to once again invite artists working in the fields of jewellery and silversmithing to submit works for inclusion in the VAS Annual Exhibition, to then be considered for this award of £500. In the first instance you must...

read more | posted on: 11/14/2014

Call for Applications: Collect Open 2015

COLLECT Open is a unique opportunity for individual artists to show at the Crafts Council's COLLECT fair at the Saatchi Gallery in May 2015. In 2015, COLLECT: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects will once again occupy all three floors of the Saatchi Gallery from 8 to 11 May. Alongside...

read more | posted on: 9/20/2014