Shine 2019, the annual new talent showcase in jewellery and silversmithing at the Goldsmiths’ Centre in London, returns for its 6th year to celebrate up and coming UK brands and designer makers in the run-up to Christmas. From 19 September to 1 November 2019, it will bring together ten new collections hand-picked for their originality and quality, by Aillie Anderson, Akansha Sethi, Aurelie Dellasanta, Aurelie Dellasanta, Elena Lara Bonanomi, Ella Fearon-Low, Harriet Morris, Holly O’Hanlon, Leszek Sikon, Suzanne Seed and Suzanne Seed.
Shine 2019 provides a platform for the best new names in the industry to launch and develop their careers and networks.
Charlotte Dew, Public Programme Manager explains: “Shine is an opportunity to meet the best emerging talent in jewellery and silversmithing. The ten 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.”
Shine 2019 is accompanied by a series of experiential and selling events, enabling visitors to see, try on and handle exquisite jewellery and silver objects, meet the makers behind the pieces and purchase direct from them.
On 24 September and 1 October 2019, visitors will be introduced over breakfast to new talent at the Goldsmiths’ Centre’s Shine 2019 showcase and Goldsmiths’ Fair. Led by renowned design and arts critic, Corinne Julius, at Goldsmiths’ Fair, each maker will introduce their intricately handcrafted work and tell their unique making stories.