New Designers Goldsmiths’ Company Award for Jewellery and Silversmithing

New Designers is the premier UK exhibition for emerging design and precious-metal graduates. Sponsored by the Goldsmiths’ Company, winners receive a one week work experience placement with a leading Master craftsperson at the Goldsmiths’ Centre.


What is the prize?

Winners receive one week’s jewellery or one week’s silversmithing work experience focusing on developing and commercialising your own work. You also receive 10 years registration with the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office in London including your own punch.

How to apply?

There’s no application process for this award – the judging panel consider the work of all exhibitors within the Goldsmiths’ Precious Metal Zone at New Designers before selecting their winners. Talk to your tutor or course leader about opportunities to exhibit.

For further information on New Designers visit their website at