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  • Chairman's News

    Welcome to the Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council's website. I hope you will find all the information you need, whether it is to enter the national industry awards, find out about sponsorship or if you are just interested in contemporary silver and jewellery design. We welcome comments so do get in touch if there is anything you would like to see represented on this site. More

  • Industry stars to attend glittering 2015 Awards Ceremony

    A glittering force of over 300 top craftsmen and women will gather at Goldsmiths' Hall to watch its prestigious awards ceremony and see who has won the Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council’s industry awards including the competition's highest accolade, the Jacques Cartier Memorial Award More

  • Updates & Events

    Behind the scenes, the Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council works hard to bring you the annual industry competition and awards. This year is no exception and we have plans for lots of new and interesting additions and enhancements. Sign up for our newsletter to be kept informed of events and news as it happens. More

  • Industry Awards

    The Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council is a industry body that promotes the highest standard in design and craftsmanship within the jewellery industry and allied crafts. The Council runs the annual Goldsmiths' Craftsmanship & Design Awards - commonly referred to as the 'Oscars of the Industry' Watch Promotional Film Here

2015/16 Competition Open Now!

The Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship and Design Council is delighted to announce its Craft & Design Awards for 2015/16 are now open.

Entry to the competition is open to all in the trade and now includes an new online entry facility. Designed to make the process of entering the competition faster, more convenient and simpler, this online process sits alongside the traditional form which can also be downloaded HERE.

All members of the industry are encouraged to enter this competition which is the primary competition in the industry that rewards technical excellence and design and supported widely by industry.