Apprentice Jeweller Ben Pritchard Puts The Final Touches To Training Ahead Of Worldskills São Paulo 2015

Jewellery apprentices from around the globe are getting ready to compete at WorldSkills São Paulo 2015 which starts in Brazil next week, including Ben Pritchard, 21, from Essex who will represent the UK. Ben, a Goldsmiths Company apprentice with Emson Haig under the tuition of Master Goldsmith...

read more | posted on: 8/6/2015

Paul Spurgeon Creates Episcopal Ring for First Female Bishop

Paul Spurgeon has announced that he has been commissioned to create an Episcopal ring for the Bishop of Gloucester, Rachel Treweek. Rachael Treweek, the first lady Bishop, approached award winning designer Paul Spurgeon back in April and commissioned him to design and make her Episcopal ring. Paul was...

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“In My Jewellery Box: Carolina Bucci” via The Telegraph

“The Florence-born jewellery designer shares the vintage and modern pieces she treasures most Carolina Bucci was born in Florence to a family of jewellers. Her great-grandfather Ferdinando Bucci opened a workshop in 1885 specialising in repairing gentlemen’s pocket watches; before long he...

read more | posted on: 8/1/2015


Call For Applications: Unsigned Award, E.C. One

For the fifth year running E.C. One are hosting the Unsigned Award, a competition to find the best emerging graduate jewellery talent of 2015. This year is the Platinum Anniversary and will be celebrated with an evening event in September 2015. Application Criteria: To enter you must have graduated from...

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*Deadline Approaching* Call for Applications: Hothouse – Crafts Council

The deadline for applications is 11 August 2015. A programme of support from the Crafts Council for emerging makers. Are you looking for support and advice, tailor-made for your contemporary craft practice? Have you set up your craft business within the last three years? Are you looking to develop a...

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Call for Applications: Make@Lincoln - Artist In Residence

Make@Lincoln is pleased to announce the offer of two places for Artist in Residence. You are invited to apply directly to Dr. Sarah O‘Hana, Programme Leader of BA Hons Jewellery and Object. This is an opportunity to advance your skills, develop new and challenging work, enhance your technical and...

read more | posted on: 8/6/2015