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Shine jewellery festival to return this autumn

The Goldsmiths’ Centre has selected 10 jewellery designers and silversmiths it says are ‘ones to watch’ to participate in the three-month exhibition

Wednesday August 14, 2019 By Rachael Taylor

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The annual jewellery showcase Shine will return to The Goldsmiths’ Centre in London this autumn, presenting the work of 10 up-and-coming British jewellery designers and silversmiths.

 

Shine is now in its sixth year, and this year will run from September 19th to November 1st, 2019, at the Goldsmiths’ Centre, which is just a few minutes’ walk from Farringdon station. During this time, the jewellery exhibition will be supported by a series of selling events and experiences that will allow visitors to touch the jewels, meet the designers and buy direct from the makers.

 

The designers selected for the 2019 Shine showcase are: Aillie Anderson; Akansha Sethi; Aurelie Dellasanta; Elena Lara Bonanomi; Ella Fearon-Low; Harriet Morris; Holly O’Hanlon; Leszek Sikon; Suzanne Seed; and William Sharp.

 

A highlight of the Shine festival will take place at the nearby Goldsmiths’ Hall during Goldsmiths’ Fair. Here, design and art critic Corinne Julius will host breakfast sessions on September 24th and October 1st during which the 10 designers will introduce their work and share stories of how the pieces were conceived and made.

 

“Shine is an opportunity to meet the best emerging talent in jewellery and silversmithing,” says The Goldsmiths’ Centre public programme manager Charlotte Dew. “The 10 makers in the 2019 showcase demonstrate innovative and high-quality approaches to design and make high-quality work. Their enormous potential and talent is evident. We believe they are the ones to watch.”

 

Details and tickets for further upcoming selling events at the Goldsmiths’ Centre in October and November will be released shortly. Full details can be found here. (Main image on home page: Monkey King necklace by Aurelie Dellasanta)

 

Holly O'Hanlon 9ct yellow gold O'H2 ring

Harriet Morris silver Blast Wreath necklace

Ella Fearon-Low gold-plated brass, silver, steel, lucite and pearl Cloud brooch

ElenaLara Jewellery Tahitian pearl and silver Pearls earrings

The 10 makers in the 2019 showcase demonstrate innovative and high-quality approaches to design and make high-quality work. Their enormous potential and talent is evident. We believe they are the ones to watch

Aurelie Dellasanta gold-plated and whitened silver Punk White Cat earrings with blue diamond eyes

Akansha Sethi hand-carved multi-coloured tourmaline Folio necklace

Aillie Anderson silver and jesmonite Facet Tube earrings