Maker

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 with her business partner James Neville in 2012. Sam and James, and their team of five engravers, including an apprentice, undertake work for the trade and individuals, specialising in pictorial portraits, scenes and cutting for enamel. Their portfolio includes inscriptions, heraldic engraving, jewellery, corporate, carving and antiquities – all completed to the highest standards and in short, by hand, by heart, by mind.