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The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, more commonly known as the Goldsmiths' Company, is one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London and received its first royal charter in 1327. The purpose of the Goldsmiths' Company is to contribute to British national life by supporting its related crafts, industry and trade and through wider charitable and educational activity.



Goldsmiths’ Fair is organised by the Company, and is recognised internationally as the premier UK showcase for contemporary jewellery and silver.



For images accompanying the podcasts, visit: https://www.goldsmithsfair.co.uk/podcasts/

The Goldsmiths' Company The Goldsmiths' Company

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The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, more commonly known as the Goldsmiths' Company, is one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London and received its first royal charter in 1327. The purpose of the Goldsmiths' Company is to contribute to British national life by supporting its related crafts, industry and trade and through wider charitable and educational activity.



Goldsmiths’ Fair is organised by the Company, and is recognised internationally as the premier UK showcase for contemporary jewellery and silver.



For images accompanying the podcasts, visit: https://www.goldsmithsfair.co.uk/podcasts/

    In conversation with Natasha Kerr

    In conversation with Natasha Kerr

    We look back at the Goldsmiths’ Fair 2019 talks programme. Natasha Kerr (@natashakerr9), Goldsmiths’ Fair ambassador and textile artist, talks to Janice Hosegood, Head of Communications at Cockpit arts, about her jewellery collection that was featured in our 2019 campaign.

    • 31 min
    Contemporary Perceptions of Quality and Purchasing Gemstones

    Contemporary Perceptions of Quality and Purchasing Gemstones

    Last year at Goldsmiths’ Fair, Kathrine Andrews – gem expert and jewellery consultant – talked to us about the contemporary perception of gemstone quality and why we attribute values to certain characteristics such as traditional method of cut, colour, clarity and carat.

    • 49 min
    In conversation with Annoushka

    In conversation with Annoushka

    This year at Goldsmiths’ Fair we had a wide range of talks including Rachael Taylor of jewellerycut.com in conversation with Annoushka Ducas of Annoushka. Rachael discusses how Annoushka went from co-founding Links of London before launching her own brand in 2009.

    • 44 min
    Wendy Ramshaw – A Celebration

    Wendy Ramshaw – A Celebration

    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 […]

    • 59 min
    Innovative Design: A Conversation with Winners of the Goldsmiths’ Company Award

    Innovative Design: A Conversation with Winners of the Goldsmiths’ Company Award

    On 13th February The Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council, in partnership with Goldsmiths’ Centre hosted, Innovative Design: A Conversation with Winners 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 […]

    • 56 min

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Nonna Alex ,

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What a fascinating insight into the ways in which these goldsmiths work with those who commission their work. A ring means so much, both to the designer/maker and to the eventual wearer.

Matilda Sandys-Renton ,

Great podcasts!

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