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Flavia Amadeu X :In-Residence

Flavia Amadeu X :In-Residence :IN-RESIDENCE are proud to host Brazilian jewellery designer Flavia Amadeu in store on Friday 20 April 2018 from 17:00 to 20:00 for an exclusive preview of her work prior to her participation in the V&As Fashioned from Nature exhibition which opens to the public on Saturday 21 April 2018.  This is the first exhibition of its kind to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day.  Flavia will be available to discuss her work and her passion for sustainability within the fashion industry. Flavia Amadeu is a Brazilian jewellery, fashion,

Pure London x JATC 2024

Pure London x JATC   11 - 13 February 2024 Kensington Olympia We bring together the brightest minds in the industry twice a year to showcase the best must-have collections, discover the latest trends, get exclusive business insight, and make all-important international connections. Pure London x JATC provides a global platform for brands and designers to meet with buyers that matter the most to their business and connect. Join the next edition as we arrive back at the iconic Kensington Olympia in London, 11-13 February 2024.

2 x Bench space in shared London studio

2 x Bench space in shared London studio 2 x Bench space available in shared London studio £260 pm inc bills available from today! 24 hour access to your own personal bench space, shelves & tool rack with magnets. Shared studio space facilities: Propane Torch and torch area Durston Rolling mill Polisher Vices Metal guillotine Pickle pot Ultrasonic Tree trunks for hammering Central design table Chemical storage Building amenities: 24hour access, 7am-6pm weekday reception and post box. Plus we are getting a newly refurbed kitchen and social areas & eventually showers. For more details contact me Elsa Tierney at

Winners Announced for The Beyoncé Knowles-Carter x Lorraine Schwartz GIA Scholarship

Inspiration is a driving force in all of our lives, and it was the deciding factor in the difficult decision to select just two recipients for the Beyoncé Knowles-Carter x Lorraine Schwartz GIA Scholarship for full tuition to earn GIA’s Graduate Gemologist diploma through distance education. Inspiration is a driving force in all of our lives, and it was the deciding factor in the difficult decision to select just two recipients for the Beyoncé Knowles-Carter x Lorraine Schwartz GIA Scholarship for full tuition to earn GIA’s Graduate Gemologist diploma through distance education. This scholarship, gifted by world renowned jewelry designer

Rachel Entwistle Jewellery x Paul Smith Collaboration

Rachel Entwistle Jewellery has been working with Paul Smith in a collaboration for a collection planned for AW17. The new designs were featured in the Paul Smith AW17 Men's Paris Fashion Week Show.  The Paul Smith show merged men's and women's collections into one show with both collections sharing a direct design association, with their roots firmly planted in tailoring.   Rachel Entwistle's own approach to design, which transcends traditional concepts of male or female, perfectly complemented the Paul Smith Collections.  Jewellery included minimal engraved pendants, hand carved necklaces, plaque bracelets and pendants as well as signet rings. All of the

Objet d’Emotion x Ecru launch Jewellery Memory Game

Valery Demure, Founder of Objet d’Emotion, is proud to present the ‘Lady of the Rings” Memory Game, in collaboration with Nur Kaoukjhi, Creative Director of Ecru. With the challenges 2020 presents, we’ve learnt to adjust to a slower pace and enjoy simple pleasures. Spending time with her daughter Paloma reminded Valery of her own childhood, playing memory games with her grandmother Marie-Louise. Valery has travelled extensively, India being one of her favourite places, Jaipur connecting with her more intimately due to its jewellery history. As well as the beauty she admired, she also witnessed the obstacles the communities are facing

2 x London Stratford Studio Spaces £150 pm inc bills, Available Now

2 x London Stratford Studio  Spaces  £150 pm inc bills, Available Now Bench   space  supplied Shared Torch area & propane gas supply Use of Durston Rolling mill Small polisher Small & large vice Metal guillotine Pickle pot Tree trunks for hammering  Shared central design table Shelf  space Shared Chemical storage 24hour access & security Post box Great transport links to Stratford  30mins to Hatton Garden (Tools on the bench not included) We are a warm, creative and professional bunch of independent jewellers & metal smiths. Looking for someone who is self motivated and independent. For more details contact me Elsa

Jewellery Production Kit And Tools

Jewellery Production Kit And Tools This tool kit is new and only a few items have been used such as files and saws etc. Overall the kit is in very good condition and most items have not been used. Contents of the Tool Kit are as follows 1 x Adjustable Saw Frame 1 x Bench peg 1 x Borax dish 1 x Borax bar 1 x Stainless steel tweezers 1 x Reverse action tweezers 1 x Binding wire (iron) 1 x 3" Dividers 1 x 12" Rule 1 x 3" Steel square 1 x Steel scriber 1 x Centre punch

Compact Bench Top 3 Litre Ultrasonic Cleaner

Compact Bench Top 3 Litre Ultrasonic Cleaner Dial control allows simple temperature and run time setting Cleaner external dimensions L265mm x W170mm x H240mm / L10.43" x W6.69" x H9.45" Durable 304 Stainless-steel bath and housing for easy maintenance 100W of Ultrasonic power and 100W of heating power 40KHz operating frequency to provide a detailed clean Wire Basket Available - see separate listing (Part No. US-BA-3L) Recommended basket size L235mm x W133mm x H80mm / L9.25" x W5.24" x H3.15" A compact bench top Ultrasonic Cleaner, simply operated using mechanical dial controls, Temperature adjustable 20-80 Degrees C independent of cleaning

Couple Get Engaged With A Ring Made Exclusively From The Smartphones That Brought Them Together

A couple have got engaged using a ring made exclusively* from the smartphones they credit with bringing them together, in a world-first proposal. The ring, created by O2 Recycle to celebrate its 10 anniversary – in partnership with bespoke sustainable jeweller, Lylie’s – has been made from the couple’s recycled iPhone 5s smartphones. The ring is made from the handset speakers and microphones that James and Hayley used for whispering sweet nothings to each other, the cameras they used for selfies and video chat when living apart, and a gold band created using the very circuit boards that kept those

Rhodium Plating Unit FREE to Collector

“Engelhard” 4 Tank Gilding / Rhodium Plating Unit For Sale Approx. Size 33” x 20” x 23” high. May need some attention to heaters. FREE to Collector. Buyer picks up from Dorset. Please email Barry

Stone Setting Masterclass

Stone Setting Masterclass Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th October 2023 Leamington Spa Learn how to set stones to a professional standard with experienced stone setter and tutor Nigel Yates. Whilst teaching you how to flush and rubover set, this 2 day course covers making your own set of tools to fit you and how to use them correctly. The cost includes… Professional tuition 3 x silver castings and CZ’s (round, square and pear) Copper sheet for tests and samples 1 x flat graver 1 x half round graver 1 x spitstick 1 chuck handle for small pusher and burnisher You

Balco Plating Machine

Balco Plating Machine Selling as a Complete set;  Balco 2 x 3ltr plating unit, built in heating system and agitator  Plating Pen  Jig 2 x 1ltr 14-18ct Red Gold (Jentner)  2 x 1ltr 22ct Yellow gold   Hardly used due to baby and change of direction in jewellery.  Cost new; £4846 Selling as a whole £2750  - open to offers Collection only - Gwynedd, LL54  Contact Bethan

V&A to Showcase Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

V&A collaborates with artist Nick Veasey to build first ever mobile x-ray art studio ahead of landmark exhibition on designer Cristóbal Balenciaga. Ahead of the first ever UK exhibition on the fashion designer Cristóbal Balenciaga, opening on 27 May, the V&A teamed up with x-ray artist Nick Veasey to create the world's first mobile x-ray art studio. In the studio, Veasey captured a series of beautifully crafted life-sized x-ray images revealing new and surprising details about the work of one of the 20th century's most revered couturiers. The x-ray project is one of several forensic techniques that the Museum has

Plating Machine

Plating Machine Please Note - The heating element is broken. Plating: Bath 1 – Electrolytic Salts (C4907), for cleaning prior to plating Bath 2 – Gilding Salts, 9ct, 18ct, 22ct, 24ct, Rose & Silver. (See Plating Chemicals) Bath 3 – Rhodium (C5620) This bath contains the platinized Titanium Anode for Rhodium Plating Plating unit can also be used for Anti-tarnishing: Bath 1 – De-tarn Cleaning Salts (C8207) Bath 2 –Silverbrite Salts (C8206) Dimensions (approx.): 420 x 180 x 340mm 3 x 1 litre beakers (Ø130mm x 120mm) The MICROPLATE is designed for small scale operation and is not rated for

Combination Rolling Mill With 5 Rollers, Value Range

[NEW!] Combination Rolling Mill With 5 Rollers, Value Range Original price   £212.10  (VAT included) Cost: £ 120 Great value jewellers rolling mill for sheet and wire rolling. The mill comes complete with five rollers, all hardened to 50-55HRC and made from EN31 grade steel: 2 x Flat Sheet Rollers (75 x 41mm Ø) 2 x Textured Rollers to create interesting effects 1 x Half round and V shaped wire roller to enable you to create your own wire This rolling mill is part of our essentials tools range which represents amazing value for money and is perfect for all types of

FREE: Rhodium / Gilding unit

FREE: Rhodium / Gilding Unit 4 empty tanks 84mm x 49mm x 46mm high Heating needs attention but has worked without Free from collection from Dorset Free Rhodium / Gilding unit Tanks empty, heaters need attention, but has worked without Retirement sale Free to pick up in Dorset Barry Papworth

Polimax I Polisher & Extractor

Polimax I Polisher & Extractor A free standing double ended polishing unit with two dust bags and a catchment tray with bag shaker. Very good working condition. Extraction motor 0.5HP. Polishing motor 1.5HP. Dimensions 580mm x 860mm x 1200mm. Table Height 91cm Cost £1,900 Location . London  NW8 Contact Ceres 07930241977 /

Drawplates and Collet Punch

Drawplates and Collet Punch For Sale 2 x Half round draw plates.  Profile 15 from 2mm to 6mm, 30 hole and profile 17 from 2mm to 6mm, 30 hole. 1 x Octagon (Emerald cut) 36 degree collet block and punch. £100 plus £10 post or can collect from Lincolnshire. Contact

Durston Floor Standing Airmax Extracting Polishing Machine

Durston Floor Standing Airmax Extracting Polishing Machine For Sale Good condition and working order. New viewing windows recently installed. 3 step filtration system and powerful suction fan (2,200 CFM). 0.75kW motor generating 3450 RPM. Foot control. Dimensions: 100cm (w) x 50cm (d) x 144cm (h). Weight: 112kg. Cost: £3000. Location: Hatton Garden – Collection only Contact Dan on 07395 285 001

Dongchun Lee

32nd Edition of the Marzee International Graduation Show Galerie Marzee 14 August - 31 October 2018 Dongchun Lee Mind, 2023 necklace; wood, nickel silver, horse hair 145 x 260 x 25 mm Dongchun Lee Exhibition Nijmegen , The Netherlands  Until 19 July 2023 Dongchun Lee creates jewellery that is a contemplative and introspective embodiment of his preoccupation with the passage of time. His work gently breathes life into his belief that time is both the catalyst by which life flourishes and the means by which it will eventually diminish and wither as the years pass.  Dongchun Lee was born in 1964

Durston Single Motor Polishing Machine 230v - Used - In Excellent Condition

Durston Single Motor Polishing Machine 230v - Used - In Excellent Condition This single spindle, 230v polishing motor reaches 2900rpm and is built from sturdy 1.5mm steel. The unit also features a rubber mat on the top of the machine for additional storage space. Dimensions: 460 x 300 x 410mm, Weight 24kg. This high-tech polishing motor from Durston is designed to also act as a dust hood and dust collector while in use. The specially sealed unit features a purpose-specific fan for collecting dust and particles created during polishing. The fan is quiet, vibration free and fully enclosed within the

Durston Jewellers Bench For Sale

Durston Jewellers Bench For Sale Heavy duty workbench in a very good condition, professional LED lamp, tools station with few pliers - All bought from Cooksongold. Bench Features:  Six graduated drawers A high rail surrounds the durable 40mm deep oak work top, preventing anything from falling off A large centre tray, designed for catching and easily removing scraps and filings An additional work tray A curved cut out area Arm supports for comfortable working An extra centre drawer for storage A centre bracket for mounting bench pegs  Supportive footrest The Durston Superior Hardwood Workbench measures approximately 1240mm x 660mm x

The Marzee Graduate Prize winners 2020

Galerie Marzee are very impressed by all the work that the participants in their graduate show have made this year. As every year, some participants have been awarded the Marzee Graduate Prize. The winners have been announced as: Faye Butler (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia) Whose work explores memory and the effects of its loss and how we find resilience through identity and collective remembering. Baking Days, 2020, brooch; vintage baking tin, enamelled copper mesh, embroidery thread, photographic decal, silver, cotton wadding, homespun cotton, stainless steel, 100 x 100 x 30 mm Virginia Escobar (Alchimia, Florence, Italy) Investigating physical identity and

Large Bench Top Plating Unit

Large Bench Top Plating Unit  Large Bench top plating Unit, second hand but very good condition. All working and tested.   £1800 O.N.O A Balco Micro Plating Unit (GRS) model. 4 tank 2 litre model Size 120 wide x 30 high x 42 cms deep.  110 and 220/240 volt model with a 13 amp output.  Nett 16 Kg. Completely integrated unit with automatic heating (20-80 C) Rinse trough at front of unit and a lid.  This model also has an agitator/moving bar. The motor works for this too. Comes with 2 platinised titanium anodes and 2 stainless steel anodes. Great for

Hard Gold Plating Unit

Hard Gold Plating Unit British made by Balco. All most new, only used max 20 times!!!   3 Polypropylene 2 litre process beakers, clean, gild, rhodium or silver, hard gold plating.  Come with agitator for hard plating. Included 3 anodes, 3 adapters for 1 litre beaker and 6 beakers.  Dimensions (W) 1020mm x (H) 380mm x (D) 400mm. Professional plating unit by all means a bargain! Completely integrated unit with automatic heating (20-80 C) with double heating system made by order within separated tanks.  1-10 Volt Adjustable power supply. Rinse trough at front of unit. Price £1800.00 delivery details upon negotiation. The machine

Durston Airmax 2200 Double Motor Polishing Floor Standing Machine

Durston Airmax 2200 Double Motor Polishing Floor Standing Machine The Durston Airmax 2200 Double Motor Polishing Floor Standing Machine is a fully enclosed powerful extraction polishing machine resulting in cleaner and safer polishing. The Durston Airmax 2200 Double Polishing Motor offers forward and reverse motions, an emergency stop button on the front and near silent operation (65db). Dimensions H55" x L39 Price is £2350.00 Contact Spiros

Pickelex Pickling Unit 2 Litre

Pickelex Pickling Unit 2 Litre Pickelex Pickling Unit 2 Litre in a very good condition, bought from Cooksongold. Features a plastic inner beaker which measures 160mm diameter x 140mm deep. Unit measurements: Length:146.1mm Width:228.6mm Depth/Height:190.5mm volume:2litre. Price: £140 Collection in person from KT12 3PD Contact details: 07713636006

The Brendoncare Foundation Commission

The Brendoncare Foundation is a registered charity providing care and support for older people. We are seeking to commission an artist to deliver a public art scheme at our innovative shared care scheme at Otterbourne Hill in Hampshire. We want the art to be accessible to residents living with dementia and integral to the design of the scheme and therefore propose to create a piece of art that can be transferred onto the façade glazing of the winter garden. The winter garden has a double height façade (approx. 3610mm x 5700mm). The aim is to bring the outside indoors and

Studio Available - New Brewery Arts

Studio Available - New Brewery Arts Cirencester,  Gloucestershire Studio 10, 2nd Floor £2910 per year, 18m2 (3.6m x 5m) We have availability for a craft based business to take on a publicly facing studio at New Brewery Arts. As a charity with a craft focus we are looking for somebody who shares our passion for the hand-made. We are especially keen to meet with craftspeople who have a heritage based craft practice consider the environmental impact of their craft Have a socially engaged making practice We are NOT accepting applications from those working solely in fine art (i.e. painting and

News Edit: 22 October 2023

A round up of this week's national and international jewellery news...   eBay Authentication Guarantee for Fine Jewellery Channel X: eBay UK have announces the expansion of the eBay Authenticity Guarantee programme to include fine jewellery.   Ana Khouri On The Layers Of Meaning Behind Her Textured Jewellery Collection, “Raw” Vogue: No one is a better ambassador for her brand than Ana Khouri. When I meet the Brazilian jewellery designer at The Row’s Mayfair boutique – where she’s debuting the latest fine and high jewellery pieces in her “Raw” collection – she’s impeccably dressed in pieces from the Olsen

Magical Middlesbrough Christmas Window Commission, Middlesbrough Council

Magical Middlesbrough Christmas Window Commission, Middlesbrough Council This year’s theme for our Magical Middlesbrough program will be focusing on a traditional Dickensian motif exploring the festive story, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. The story of Scrooge and his visits from three magical ghosts will be the basis for this year’s family friendly parade and light switch on and thus, we would like to incorporate this into the window display. Artist brief The artist/s will be required to design, develop and produce 2 x Christmas window displays that reflects the theme of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol. The

A Tale of Two Spaces

A Tale of Two Spaces - DDS x DSS Dundee’s Double Door Studios (DDS) and Dock Street Studios (DSS) are working together to celebrate and showcase the work of each group with a collaborative event held in July 2022. Sometimes confused with each other, the two studios want to tell people about what they do, how they work and what they make. The event series will begin on the 9th and 10th July across three locations - Double Door Studios  on Ward Road, Dock Street Studios along from Malmaison Hotel, and a stall at the Overgate  Shopping Centre bridging both

4 Person Jewellery Bench For Sale

4 Person Jewellery Bench For Sale Asking £500 but price is negotiable Well used and loved bench, but I am refurbishing and can't keep it. The bench disassembles.  Solid top, welded metal frames for legs, middle divider post with shelf. This is very useful but can be removed and used without it too. This is a bespoke bench, with great character. 2.3m long x 1.3m wide. Top of bench 87cm from the ground. Let me know if you like to come and have a look. Collection only. No returns. Contact

Anodising Niobium Workshop

Anodising Niobium Workshop Forge Leather Lane, Hatton Garden Saturday 13th April, 10am - 4.30pm We are delighted to be offering this anodising Niobium Workshop taught by Alice Fry. You will be guided through the theory and science behind anodising niobium, before experimenting with niobium and titanium to create a spectrum of colours and finishes on the metal, before creating your finished piece which is a 3” x 3” colourful niobium wall tile for your home. The day starts with an introduction to refractory metals, with a presentation by Alice focusing on the theory and applications of niobium anodising. Following this,

Women of Colour in Fine Jewellery Business Accelerator

Women of Colour in Fine Jewellery Business Accelerator The Goldsmiths' Company x Shivani Chorwadia   This opportunity is open to women identifying as the global majority / women of colour racialised as ethnic minority who have returned or are returning to work after children.   We are looking for ambitious individuals based in the UK wanting to take their established business up to the next level. The selected participant will work with professionals who offer culturally sensitive business and financial advice, marketing coaching and mentorship for 9 months in addition to a £1000 business grant. Please note that your children can of

AA2A Project (Artists Access to Art Colleges) 2020

AA2A Digital This year, in response to the current environment, AA2A are launching 'AA2A Digital', a fully digital version of the AA2A scheme. The package includes a programme of artist seminars, professional web profiles for students, a series of self-employment talk videos and tailored information pack, all designed to support students to help them develop a career as a creative practitioner. As last years' placements were cut short, AA2A will not be recruiting new artists in 2020.   Full student employability support package - £1,400 Watch our 4 minute video   Self-employment support Self-employment presentations  - 3 x 40 min videos

News Edit: 24 November 2019

A round up of this week's international jewellery news...   Prue Leith launches her first jewellery collection with Lola Rose and we’re obsessed Woman and Home: Prue Leith, an authority on all things culinary, is now venturing in the fashion business by launching the Prue x Lola Rose jewellery collection. The value in vintage jewellery Money Week: The key to making money from jewellery is to be a dedicated follower of fashion – and to have an eye for a well-cut gemstone. Resin, wood, glass: Cosmima contemporary jewellery collective puts on a united material front Wallpaper:  The North

Kenyan artist, Cyrus Kabiru, transforms landfill waste into stunning art

This past weekend saw one of Africa’s leading young artists Cyrus Kabiru exhibit at the continent’s most important art fair, Art X Lagos. The artist has made a name for himself by repurposing discarded goods into art. Cyrus Kabiru was born in 1984 in Nairobi, Kenya, where he currently lives and works. He is a self-taught sculptor, who has exhibited frequently both internationally and on the African Continent. The Kenyan artist grew up in a slum next to the country’s largest landfill. He would go on to use this material to create and inspire his artwork and have risen to

‘De Vroomen Harmony in Colour and Form’ Book

Dutch Master Craftsman and goldsmith Leo de Vroomen has released a book, full of illustrations, which celebrates 50 years of his creative partnership with his artist / designer wife Ginnie. Their bold and colourful jewellery is lavishly illustrated, in combination with Ginnie's vivid paintings. The book also acts as an accompanying tome to the retrospective exhibition of their work recently held at Goldsmiths’ Hall. The book is available at a cost of £50 plus postage & packing Publisher: Leo and Ginnie de Vroomen Page size: landscape 280 X 230 mm Pagination: 224 hardback ISBN 978-1-5272-0650-2 P & P: UK £5.00,

Call for Applications: Clapham Christmas Market, SoLo Craft Fair

After the success of our last collaboration with This is Clapham, we are joining forces once again. On Saturday 3rd December we are putting on a Christmas market to coincide with Xmas lights getting turned on. The market will run between 12-6pm and stalls will cost £60 for a table which is 2.5m x 1m and a gazebo. Once again, we are happy to receive joint applicants to share tables. The market will be outside in Clapham Old Town. Please note all applicants MUST have public liability insurance. We are sorry but we cannot accept applicants from hot food stalls.

Jewelley brand STÖÖKI has collaborated with FLAARE for socially focused project

FLAARE and STÖÖKI are proud to share the story of a unique partnership. This brand collab meets student work experience has been a hit over the past 12-weeks resulting in the t-shirt collection you see here! Kicking off with vision-boarding at Thames Side Studios, the young entrepreneurs (students at Haringey Learning Partnership) collaborated with Hackney born fashion brand STÖÖKI to co-design, brand, and print a collection of limited edition FLAARE x STÖÖKI t-shirts. They have modelled in two awesome photo shoots at Thames Side Studios and Alexandra Palace and been interviewed by STÖÖKI’s camera team for social media content, gaining