Listen to Managing Director of The Scottish Gallery, Christina Jansen, talk about Wendy Ramshaw, an international champion of modern jewellery. The Scottish Gallery has been lucky enough to have represented her work since the late 1980’s. Wendy Ramshaw – A Celebration pays tribute to the relationship that The Scottish Gallery has enjoyed with the artist […]
On 13th February The Goldsmiths’ Centre hosted, Innovative Design: A Conversation with Winner of the Goldsmiths’ Company Award. The ‘in conversation’ was hosted by Kathryn Bishop who spoke to the talented award winners that have been celebrated for their combination of original design and fine craftsmanship over the last decade. The award winning makers were: […]
Listen to author and lecturer, Dr Jack Ogden talk on the connection between diamonds, rings and love. where he gives an insight into the use of rings for weddings and diamonds for engagements. This lecture was recorded as part of the Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 Talks Programme.
Listen to the British Museum’s Carol Michaelson talk on the history of Jade Jewellery. A Curator in the Department of Asia at The British Museum, Carol has degrees in Western history and Chinese language and culture and has worked in the British Museum since 1990 where she curates Chinese jades, bronzes and early lacquer. This […]
Jewellers Hannah Bedford and Marie Walshe discuss ethical jewellery with Janice Hosegood. Marie uses fair trade and recycled gold, and works closely with mines and gemstone dealers to ensure that her pieces are as ethical as is possible. All of Hannah’s diamonds and precious stones are also of high quality and sourced through ethical means. Hannah is […]
As part of our Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 talks programme jewellers Tina Engell, Mark Nuell and Maria Frantzi spoke with journalist and curator Corinne Julius about working with coloured gemstones. The jewellers spoke about how they first set out, when they first started using coloured gemstones, and how their style has evolved over their career. Images […]
Recorded at Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018, jewellery legend Elizabeth Gage talks about her work and her career. One of the most influential jewellery designers of the last five decades, Elizabeth Gage’s jewellery is admired for its imaginative use of colour and gemstones. www.elizabeth-gage.com
As part of our 2017 talks programme, Corinne Julius, jewellery authority and curator, discussed new forms and finishes in silver and the joys of working in metal with silversmiths Adi Toch and Ane Christensen. Adi Toch’s work is exhibited internationally and included in major public collections such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, National Museums […]