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Judging the Goldsmiths Craft & Design Council Awards

Published: 20th February 2024

Judging the Goldsmiths Craft & Design Council Awards

The Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council Awards promotes excellence in jewellery and silversmithing, craftsmanship and design. The competition is open to UK based jewellers, silversmiths and designers.

The Sheffield Assay Office team were delighted to take part in the judging of this year's Goldsmiths Craft & Deasign Council Awards. Assay Master Ashley Carson and Curator Emma Paragreen were part of a panel that judged the award for 2D hand Rendering.

They joined fellow judges Jenny Bloy - GC&DC member & judging chair, Barry Moss - senior industry designer and Claire Denham-Smith - Senior designer at Stephen Webster.

All of this years judging has now been completed and now we look forward to the announcement of the awards on Monday 4th March. The event will be live-streamed from the Goldsmiths' Hall on YouTube. 

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