Ute Decker, Theo Fennell, and Steven Webster are among 13 top British designers who will showcase their outstanding work at the NEW Uniquely UK exhibit at IJL 2018.
An expert team at Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council carefully selected the thirteen designers as part of Uniquely UK, a campaign to highlight the amazing skills of UK silversmiths, goldsmiths, jewellery designers and industry professionals from John O’ Groats to Land’s End.
The showcase will feature individuals who demonstrate the fantastic skills and design creativity that the UK jewellery industry is known for around the world.
They are: Ute Decker, Tomasz Donocik, David Fowkes, Theo Fennell, Gill Galloway-Whitehead, Sarah Herriot, Ornella Iannuzzi, Andrew Lamb, Shaun Leane, Tom Rucker, Leo de Vroomen, Stephen Webster and Bobby White.
The magnificent pieces will be on display on Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council’s stand at IJL. Award winning jewellery from the 2018 Goldsmiths’ competition will also be showcased and presented in a catwalk show on Monday 3rd September from midday to 1 PM.
This event is open to press, exhibitors and visitors and will also mark the formal launch of Goldsmiths’ 2018/19 Uniquely UK competition.
Fotoulla Michael, Head of Sales, International Jewellery London (IJL) said: “The UK is a world leader in jewellery design, so we are delighted that Goldsmith’s Craft & Design Council will showcase some of the country’s most creative designers by bringing their outstanding signature works to display at International Jewellery London, the UK’s leading trade event for the jewellery industry. If ever anyone wanted to see top talent from the UK under one roof, this year’s IJL is the occasion.”
Brian Hill, Consultant of Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council said, “This is a super opportunity and unique promotion to demonstrate and celebrate fabulous examples of design led, distinctive jewellery from some of UK’s top designers, all of which have won prizes in the Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship and Design Awards.
“Each ‘Uniquely UK’ designer have links with and support our annual competition that encourages, supports and promotes excellence for the profession.”
IJL will return to Olympia, Kensington, from 2-4 September 2018 with an expanded events IJL is an unrivalled opportunity for the international jewellery trade to network and find out about the latest industry trends and market developments which will help retailers and suppliers make the right commercial decisions.
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