News

The Interview: Sandra Bornemann: Advanced Award Winner – City Lit benchpeg Awards 2014

Sandra Bornemann was the winner of the Advanced Award in the City Lit benchpeg Awards 2014. As part of her prize Sandra won a mentoring session with Liz Olver, which has yet to be scheduled. She also received prize money from the London Assay Office and a tools voucher from HS Walsh, the two major sponsors...

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The Interview: Eleanor Watson - Intermediate Award Winner – City Lit benchpeg Awards 2014

Eleanor Watson was the winner of the Intermediate Award in the City Lit benchpeg Awards 2014. Eleanor says of the experience of the City Lit benchpeg Award, “The opportunity has provided so many of us to work towards excellence and develop our skills. It is good to have a focus that isn't just...

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Flavie Michou Travells to Nepal as Volunteer Jeweller for Freedom Matters and the Kathmandu Silver Jewellery Workshop

Flavie Michou has been a jewellery maker/designer for the past 15 years, and apart from being her job, jewellery is also her passion. Flavie has been self employed now for a couple of years and is based out of Hatton Garden, central London. She has always enjoyed sharing her knowledge with anyone who...

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Opportunities

Competition: ‘Mimesis’ Amberif Design Award 2015 – Poland

We have the honour and a pleasure to announce the 19th edition of the Amberif Design Award, which accompanies the 22. International Fair of Amber, Jewellery and Gemstones AMBERIF 2015 in Gdansk, Poland. The competition's aim is to promote creative thinking and new ideas in the design of amber art jewellery...

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Call for Applications: Residencies, Manchester Craft & Design Centre

Manchester Craft & Design Centre is accepting applications to join its select band of resident makers. The Centre is in the heart of Manchester's iconic Northern Quarter and welcomes nearly 100,000 visitors through its doors every year. We are looking for professional craft people with a head for...

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Call for Submissions: MOSTYN Open 19 – Wales

MOSTYN, Wales is delighted to announce the opening call for submissions from artists, designers and makers for the 19th edition of the MOSTYN Open exhibition, to be shown at the gallery in Llandudno from March 2015. Since its inception in 1989, the MOSTYN Open has invited artists of any age and location...

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