<em>Edit Event</em> Engraving and Enamelling Demonstration with Harry Forster-Stringer
12 May
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Explore the ancient art of enamelling with goldsmith, engraver and enameller Harry Forster-Stringer. Harry demonstrates the techniques behind his creations, including engraving, preparation of enamel, enamelling and firing in the kiln.

Harry Forster-Stringer is a goldsmith, engraver and...

<em>Edit Event</em> Engraving Demonstration at Purdey
10 May
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A Purdey engraver demonstrates the techniques that go into sketching and engraving the intricate patterns and details on Purdey’s shotguns and rifles. All of the engraving work is done by hand and by eye, making this a unique and exacting discipline.

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Visit replicas of the working studios of Sarabande makers Esna Su and Castro Smith in their journey to make a unique work commissioned by Ketel One Vodka. Inspired by a trip to the Nolet distillery in Schiedam, the work explores ideas of heritage, craft and the passing down of skills through...

Sam Marsden

Sam Marsden is an award-winning hand engraver with numerous accolades to her name, including the Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council’s prestigious Jacques Cartier Memorial Award for outstanding craftsmanship. A resident craftsperson at the Goldsmiths’ Centre, she founded Sam James Engraving...Read more

Louise Sorrell

Louise is an up and coming hand engraver who began her career in 2015 as a Goldsmiths’ Company Apprenticeship with Sam James Ltd, an engravers’ workshop based at the Goldsmiths’ Centre. She grew up around the gunsmithing trade and developed an interest in craft techniques, choosing to learn the...Read more

Castro Smith

Castro Smith is a jewellery designer who values craftsmanship in the creation of his work. It’s historical identity has been a huge inspiration for the symbology and iconography incorporated into each of his pieces. All of Castro's tools are handmade, some only being used a few times each year,...Read more