• Fri 24 Oct 2014

    The Goldsmiths' Directory launches

    After many months of planning and development, The Goldsmiths' Company is very proud to announce the launch of its new Goldsmiths' Directory - a complete rebuild of the erstwhile 'Who's Who in Gold and Silver'.


    The new Goldsmiths’ Directory is designed to support the trade by enabling consumers to easily find a craftsman to commission or purchase works from directly. Incorporati...

  • Thu 23 Oct 2014

    Focus On: Gemstones with David Fowkes

    Tucked away in an historical courtyard in the heart of rural Nottinghamshire you will find the gallery and workshop of David Fowkes, a jeweller whose name is synonymous with beautiful gemstones. David has been exhibiting at Goldsmiths’ Fair for over 10 years, showcasing his striking, colourful pieces which exude elegance and quality.

    Every design has an evolutionary story and here it beg...

  • Wed 22 Oct 2014

    Focus On: Plique-a-jour with Alexandra Raphael

    We turn our attention to one of the more unusual techniques employed by our talented designer-makers. Alexandra Raphael is a unique exhibitor  whose beautiful bowls and goblets are known for their signature colour and delicacy. We spoke with Alexandra to find out more about the ‘plique-a-jour’ technique she is famous for.