‘In Conversation’ Event with Joanna Hardy and Cartier


42 Britton St, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 5AD






Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council & The Goldsmiths’ Centre to host 
‘In Conversation’ event with Joanna Hardy and Cartier

Acclaimed jewellery specialist, Joanna Hardy, leads an ‘In Conversation’ with Cartier, the world’s most esteemed and respected Maison in the luxury goods industry, for an exceptional event.

Founded in 1874 in Paris, Cartier is renowned worldwide for its high jewellery creations and watches – symbols of craftsmanship and elegance, quality and excellence. Hosted by the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council (GC&DC) in partnership with The Goldsmiths’ Centre, and Joanna Hardy, this exclusive ‘In Conversation’ event celebrates 60 years of unique partnership between GC&DC and the Maison, Cartier – GC&DC’s  enduring and illustrious Principle Patron. 

The evening event will be a unique opportunity to hear from two highly skilled and experienced individuals working with Cartier in London about their world, and the GC&DC’s prized Jacques Cartier Memorial Award – available since 1958, to those setting the highest benchmark standards for outstanding and exceptional craftsmanship. Led by Joanna Hardy, the conversation will take a vibrant behind-the-scenes journey from Cartier’s prestigious design studio and workshops, the exemplar for quality and excellence in craftsmanship, to its luxurious flagship stores. Guests can also see the GC&DC’s 2017 retrospective exhibition of Award winning work, plus a feature showcase of Cartier jewellery, a first and again to signify and celebrate its 60-year collaboration with the GC&DC.  

There will also be a number of Cartier Award winners attending the event, adding further context to this exceptional opportunity of an insight about Cartier, its unique relationship with the GC&DC and why the Jacques Cartier Memorial Award is so important to both the Council and the industry. 

Event Date

Tuesday 13th February 2018


Goldsmiths’ Centre, London


Tickets are limited and available for purchase for £20 (including a glass of wine):