We are delighted to announce the annual Craftsmanship and Design Competition 2021!

This year we are back with a bumper competition comprised of 32 sections and 19 Special and 6 Major & Premier Awards all generously supported by our Patrons and Sponsors without whom it would not have been possible to stage the Awards.

Check out our Competition Page for more information.


Online Q&A Session

Our next Q&A will take place on 18th January 2021

Competition Entry Info

Online submission deadline 31. January 2021

Awards Ceremony

26th April 2021
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Black Lives Matter - A message from GC&DC

The events of the past fortnight have deeply moved us, and we believe this is a shared reaction worldwide. We are witnessing the racism and injustices that are sadly still afflicting our fellow human beings, and the pain and suffering experienced by the black community and people of colour specifically.

The Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council shares the vision to build a fair, safe and just world where all human lives are seen as equal, and opportunities prevail for all.

To do this, we must confront that these issues are present within our own industry. As individuals and collectively as an organisation that promotes the highest standards in design and craftsmanship within the jewellery, goldsmithing and silversmithing industries, and our allied crafts, the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council acknowledges that there is much for us to do – listening, learning, discussing and using our position and industry reach to enact, support and promote positive change.

This is crucial work that we must undertake to ensure we can achieve true diversity, equality and inclusion within our own organisation and the wider industry; we are committed to achieving this.

Working together as Trustees and Council members, alongside all our supporters, we will act as agents of change for a brighter, more inclusive and wholly progressive future for the industry.

Please follow our communications for updates on initiatives championed by the Council.



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