Apprenticeship to Masterpiece - The Work of Goldsmiths' Apprentices

Date
09 Mar 2020 - 17 Apr 2020 · 9AM - 6PM
Price
Free admission
Venue
The Goldsmiths' Centre
Event type
Exhibitions

For over 700 years, apprentices have learnt their goldsmithing skills alongside experienced master craftspeople. This showcase charts their 4-year journey showcasing a selection of their “Masterpieces” – epitomising their exceptional level of craftsmanship.

Masterpieces exhibited have been crafted by recently made free Goldsmiths’ Company apprentices:

  • James Aveling, a Silversmith apprentice from Grant Macdonald (Grant Macdonald (Silversmiths) Ltd) 
  • Matthew Gough, a Diamond Mounter apprentice from Peter Wickenden (Graff Diamonds Ltd)  
  • George Klarmann, a Diamond Setter apprentice from Mark Christmas (Mark Christmas Diamond Setters) 
  • Sam McMahon, a Diamond Mounter apprentice from Martin Swift (Mappin & Webb, Aurum Holdings Ltd) 
  • Helen Stride, a Diamond Mounter apprentice from Justin Richardson (Justin Richardson) 
  • Alex Wood, a Diamond Mounter apprentice from Nathaniel Groves (Nathaniel Groves Ltd) 
  • Gabriela Kucharska, a Fine Jewellery Design apprentice with Barry Moss (Cleave and Company)