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ACJ celebrates talented young silversmiths

29 Jun 2018

A talented student from Sheffield Hallam University is flying the flag for the Steel City after winning two top industry accolades.

Andrei Jakub recently achieved the Assay Master Prize for Excellence and was one of eight students to win the Association of Contemporary Jeweller’s Prize. The ACJ introduced the new student award scheme in conjunction with a number of UK universities and colleges offering jewellery courses. 

Andrei, who is studying for a BA in Jewellery and Metalwork, received a year’s free ACJ graduate membership.

Winners of the prestigious accolade also included: 

• Daisy Grice - BCU School of Jewellery, Design for Industry

• Emily Bailey - BCU School of Jewellery, Jewellery & Silversmithing

• Ieva Jankovska - University of Dundee

• Mike Holt - City of Glasgow College

• Shona Dobie - Glasgow School of Art

• Samuel Ritte - Plymouth College of Art

• Andrei Jakab - Sheffield Hallam University

• Morley College - TBA


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