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GC&DC Update: Staying Creative and Connected in Lockdown

Like most organisations, the last few months have brought new challenges to the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council, not only in terms of how we operate but the work we do for the industry in supporting and celebrating the brilliant jewellery and silversmithing talent that exists across the UK. We understood that many of our industry peers, winners past and present, and many of those who follow the activity of the GC&DC were suddenly in lockdown, self-isolating or unable to work from their benc...

July 15, 2020

Champagne Gosset Nurturing Creativity

As Champagne’s oldest wine house, Gosset might be expected to be entrenched in the traditional.  However, despite being able to trace its history back to 1584, Champagne Gosset is resolutely contemporary, whilst never losing sight of its heritage. Its approach to producing its champagnes mixes traditional, artisanal techniques with the cutting edge and bespoke....

June 11, 2020

Tribute to Simon Coldicott

On behalf of everyone at the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council, it’s many industry supporters and our countless number of entrants, we were deeply saddened to hear of Simon’s passing. We offer our sincere condolences and sympathy to Kate and her family, and hope they are able to take some solace from this tribute....

June 1, 2020

Peter Crump appointed new Chairman of the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council

The GC&DC has appointed a new Chairman for the next two years – Peter Crump is the MD of renowned UK jewellery design and manufacturing company, Vipa Designs. Taking over from retiring Chairman Andy Putland, Peter is excited to commence his new role and put plans into place to develop the Council’s work and ambitions further, continuing its excellent collective work to extend the reach, profile and effectiveness of its annual competition, The Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council Awards. ...

July 16, 2019

Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council launches 2018/19 Awards briefs at IJL

The Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council (GC&DC) returns to International Jewellery London (IJL) for the formal launch of the 2018/19 edition of its annual competition, The Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council Awards. These prestigious Awards inspire and encourage excellence and skills development among graduates, apprentices, designers and masters working in jewellery, silversmithing and the allied trades.  Full details and design briefs will be available as IJL opens HERE....

August 23, 2018

Brian Hill awarded Outstanding Contribution to the Industry at UKJAs

Brian Hill, Consultant of the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council, has been honoured with the prestigious Outstanding Contribution to Industry Award at this year’s Retail Jeweller UK Jewellery Awards....

July 6, 2018

GC&DC to host unique In Conversation evening with Cartier & Joanna Hardy

Taking place at the Goldsmiths’ Centre in London on February 13th, the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council is hosting a truly unique In Conversation event with esteemed jewellery maison Cartier, and acclaimed jewellery specialist Joanna Hardy....

January 8, 2018

Graff announced as a new Principal Patron of the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council Awards

The Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council is thrilled to announce that renowned luxury diamond jeweller Graff – creator of The Most Fabulous Jewels in the World – is now a Principal Patron of the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council Awards....

October 19, 2017

Monumental and Empowering: Meet Yunus & Eliza

Yunus & Eliza are the brightest stars of British sculptural jewellery. Having worked together for almost 10 years, they have been part of the British Fashion Council’s Rock Vault initiative and most recently produced daring pieces for the phenomenally successful TV adaptation of Game of Thrones. Ahead of their appearance at the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council’s must-attend ‘In Conversation’at International Jewellery London - where they will be interviewed alongside British jewellery...

August 30, 2017

GCDC expands Enamelling Section for 2018 Awards

The Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council has expanded the Enamellers and Enamel Painters section of the 2018 Awards, to invite entries in both traditional and experimental enamelling techniques....

August 15, 2017

Meet Andy Putland: the newly-appointed Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council chairman

The Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council (GC&DC) has appointed a new Chairman for the next two years – renowned British silversmith Andrew (Andy) Putland....

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