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Join us at V&A South Kensington to see demonstrations by four silversmiths whose work encompasses a range of styles and techniques. In the morning you will have the opportunity to chat with and see the work of Alice Fry and Ray Walton and in the afternoon the makers will be Katie Watson and Vicki Ambery-Smith.… Continue Reading
Contemporary British Silversmiths began as the Association of British Designer Silversmiths in 1996. It was launched by a group of makers determined to give a voice to a new generation of silversmiths, rich in diverse talents with a wealth of exciting new ideas. Encouraging innovative thinking and re-affirming a shared commitment to excellence in design… Continue Reading
Tony Bedford & Rauni Higson in conversation | Wednesday 4 November 2020 | 19:30 | £10 – Online Webinar. Tony will show the process of creating the sculpted head which won the Jacques Cartier Memorial Award in 2019. Hammering and chasing techniques formed a three dimensional sculpture from a single flat sheet of silver.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from a supreme master silversmith; Tony has twice won the Jacques Cartier Memorial Award – the most prestigious award given by the Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council.
This talk will inspire and fascinate silversmiths, silver aficionados and anyone interested in hearing about the creative processes behind a masterpiece.
The online talk will be delivered live by Zoom, with opportunity for Q&A.
The inaugural event in the “Brilliant Silver” anticipated series of talks brought to you by the Contemporary British Silversmiths Skills Training Programme. Continue Reading