Exhibitions

Contemporary British Silversmiths at London Design Festival 2016

Contemporary British Silversmiths at London Design Festival 2016

Contemporary British Silversmiths were delighted to take part in this year’s London Design Festival at the V&A. Alongside our Silver Speaks: ‘Idea to Object’ display in the Silver Galleries at the V&A, acclaimed silversmith Rebecca de Quin spent the day in the Galleries demonstrating her technique of quilting silver. We had an unprecedented interest and spent… Continue Reading

Erin O’Connor Selects 7 Members

Erin O’Connor Selects 7 Members

Since 2014, Goldsmiths’ Fair has featured an illustrious figure in the creative industries in the role of Guest Curator. Zaha Hadid was Guest Curator in 2014 and Julia Peyton-Jones in 2015. This year the Company was delighted to welcome supermodel Erin O’Connor to make her selection. Erin O’Connor, whose grace, elegance and strong work ethic have… Continue Reading

Silver: The Dark Side

Silver: The Dark Side

Silver: The Dark Side was a trailblazing exhibition at this year’s Goldsmiths’ Fair that showcased silver in a dramatic new light. Out of 19 selections made by curator Brian Kennedy, 16 were members of Contemporary British Silversmiths. This special display of new and recent work from some of the UK’s most exciting silversmiths and jewellers… Continue Reading

Silver Speaks at Goldsmiths’ Fair

Silver Speaks at Goldsmiths’ Fair

Once again, members of Contemporary British Silversmiths made up the majority of silversmiths represented at Goldsmiths’ Fair. Goldsmiths’ Fair, organised by The Goldsmiths’ Company, is recognised internationally as the premier showcase in the UK for contemporary designer jewellery and silver. It’s a celebration of the best of British goldsmithing and silversmithing talent and a treasure… Continue Reading

Elements Festival of Gold and Silver 2016

Elements Festival of Gold and Silver 2016

Contemporary British Silversmiths was delighted to partner with Elements in Edinburgh this year to continue to promote silver in contemporary life through its Silver Speaks programme. Many members were represented at the event and demonstrations were held by Hazel Thorn, Mary Ann Simmons and Hamish Dobbie. Elements 2, a festival of gold and silver held in… Continue Reading

SILVER SPEAKS

SILVER SPEAKS

A Celebration of Silver in Contemporary Life Exhibitions | Events | Conversations March 2016 – January 2017 silverspeaks.co.uk BUY SILVER SPEAKS CATALOGUE £3.50 Silver Speaks is a year long programme of events around the country to celebrate the exceptional level of creativity and skill in British silversmithing today. The spotlight will shine on some of the… Continue Reading

A Spoonful of Silver at Belton House

A Spoonful of Silver: An eclectic collection of silver spoons for sale, designed and made by Contemporary British Silversmiths To complement the silver theme currently on show at Belton House, this display of some 46 silver spoons has been produced especially for this exhibition by members of Contemporary British Silversmiths. The spoons showcase the diversity… Continue Reading

Danske Sølvsmede & British Guests


THE DANSKE SØLVSMEDE (Danish Silversmiths) have invited the members of Contemporary British Silversmiths to exhibit at their biannual exhibition at the Danish Silver-Museum “Koldinghus” in Kolding, Denmark in 2014. It is the great belief of Danske Sølvsmede that modern silversmithing is opening up into an International Community. The Danish Silversmiths are very eager to contribute… Continue Reading

A Christmas of Curiosities 2013

A Selling Exhibition of bespoke contemporary silver by Britain’s leading designers Once again, Contemporary British Silversmiths is exhibiting its annual collection of beautiful silver Christmas decorations and objet’s d’art at the Goldsmiths’ Centre in London. The Goldsmiths’ Centre is bringing a new twist to the traditional Advent Calendar this Christmas as beautiful, hand-made Christmas decorations… Continue Reading

Contemporary Silver: A Selling Exhibition 29 July – 5 September 2013

An exciting online event, Contemporary Silver: A Selling Exhibition, will feature works commissioned from 61 members of the Contemporary British Silversmiths around the theme of dining and will also include other examples of their work to highlight the diverse items being made today. The group was launched in 1996 by a core group of makers… Continue Reading

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