Goldsmiths’ uncovers hidden treasure behind jewellery with photographic series


The Goldsmiths’ Centre has actually revealed it is commemorating the specialist jewellery abilities within the market with a series of photos exposing the skill behind the work by the Fellows of the Institute of Specialist Goldsmiths (IPG).

The Hidden Treasures exhibit at the Goldsmiths’ Centre in Clerkenwell, which will range from 6 April to 3 May 2018, will unite for the newbie jeweller works from 22 members of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths.

Inning accordance with Goldsmith’s, the Hidden Treasures exhibit showcases Fellows as ‘covert treasures’ as they hold professional and particular abilities, which add to the realisation of a broad variety of work, however frequently go unnamed. They can be among lots of partners, on whom the trade relies, however are not the general public face of the market.

A series of behind-the-scenes images taken by documentary professional photographer Sarah Ainslie in the Fellows’ workshops will commemorate the contribution of these extraordinary craftspeople and nature of the know-how they hold and practice. The exhibit will consist of an impressive screen of jewellery, flatware to objet d’art by the following IPG Fellows:

– Adam Godfrey FIPG, Goldsmith Designer – Andrew McCallum FIPG, Andrew McCallum Jewellery, Goldsmith – Anton J Kata FIPG, Kata Wearable Art, Goldsmith/Designer – Danila Tarcinale FIPG,, Designer Maker/ Goldsmith/ Expert Wax Modeller/ Precious Jewellery Specialist – Erica Sharpe FGA, DGA, RJ.Dip, FIPG, Goldsmith/ Designer/ Gemmologist – Ingo Henn FIPG, Henn of London, Master Goldsmith – Jennifer Bloy FRSA FIPG, Designer of Jewellery, Silverware & & Objet d’Art/ Wax Modeller/ Goldsmith – Joan Mackarell FIPG, Designer/ Enameller – Joanna Stroinska FIPG, Goldsmith-Jeweller/ Diamond Setter/ CAD Design – John Taylor FIPG and Peter Rome FIPG, Chas Matthews Lapidaries Ltd– Gemstone Cutters – Karina Martus FIPG, K. Martus Bespoke Jewellery, Designer/ Diamond Mounter – Mandos Demetriou FIPG, Mandos Jewellery of London, Diamond Mounter/ Master Pattern Maker/ Caster/ Diamond Setter/ Chaser – Mike Shorer DCJ FGC FIPG, Mike Shorer Fine Jewellery, Goldsmith – Ray Walton FIPG, Silversmith – Rob Girling FIPG, Selini Jewellery Ltd, Jewellery Designer, Goldsmith and Diamond Setter – Russell Lownsbrough FIPG, Designer Wax-Carver and Goldsmith – Ruth and Chris Sherry FIPG, Sherry Jewellery, Designer Maker Goldsmiths – Stanley Somerford FIPG, S.V.S Designs, Diamond Mounter – Thomas Carl Johnson FIPG and Mandy Morris FIPG, WERK by TCJ Designers, Bespoke Jewellery – Tom Wightman FIPG, Jewellery Designer and Goldsmith – Wayne Meeten FIPG, WVM Studio, Silversmith – Wayne Parrott FIPG, Engraver

Chair of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths (IPG), Phil Horton FIPG, described: “This is the very first time the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths has had the possibility to have a devoted exhibit to display the lots of abilities that are readily available in our field.

” It is a chance for the general public, trainees and other crafts males and females to see the work and satisfy of the Fellows of the IPG. Thanks to our relate to the Goldsmiths’ Centre, we are anticipating its success.”

Peter Taylor, director of the Goldsmiths’ Centre, commented: “To develop a stunning piece not just takes a remarkable set of abilities, however likewise the collective working of an often-anonymous neighborhood of jewellers, silversmiths and allied market specialists. Operating in collaboration with the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths (IPG), we are pleased to be able to display the skill of their subscription at the Goldsmiths’ Centre and provide the general public a look into exactly what it requires among the most highly regarded craftspeople in the UK.”