• Thu 22 Nov 2012

    Meet the Maker: Phil Jordan

    In the second of his interviews with makers from the floor of Goldsmiths’ Fair, Tom Bowtell talks to up-and-coming silversmith Phil Jordan about the delights of deconstructionism, the tussle between function and form, and the never-ending challenge of the silver teapot.

    Interview by Tom Bowtell Still firmly ensconced in his 20s, Phil Jordan is one of the youngest silversmiths regularly e...

  • Thu 01 Nov 2012

    Meet the Maker: Alex Ramsay

    Silversmith, jeweller, lecturer and mountain explorer: Alex Ramsay is a Who’s Who in Gold and Silver subscriber of many talents. Tom Bowtell visits her in her London workshop to discuss everything from lichen to interior design.

    Interview by Tom Bowtell

    There was a time when Alex Ramsay expected to forge her career in the world of geography, the subject she of her first degree. ...