Makers' Stories

Do you want to discover the makers' stories behind the products? Read our Goldsmiths' Shop Talent blog. 

Italian-born jeweller Roberta Pederzoli inspired by Scotland’s “Enchanted Woods”

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Inspired by natural objects that are not typically considered beautiful, like lichen, roots and fungi, designer-maker Roberta Pederzoli captures the imperfection of nature in her jewellery pieces, bestowing them with a fairy-tale-like elegance.

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Inspired by natural objects that are not typically considered beautiful, like lichen, roots and fungi, designer-maker Roberta Pederzoli captures the imperfection of nature in her jewellery pieces, bestowing them with a fairy-tale-like elegance.

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Josephine Gomersall, silversmith and jeweller, on making fragile and precious botanical sculptures

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Sheffield-based silversmith Josephine Gomersall recreates common flowers, leaves and wild grasses that one might encounter on a nature walk in lustrous sterling silver.

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Sheffield-based silversmith Josephine Gomersall recreates common flowers, leaves and wild grasses that one might encounter on a nature walk in lustrous sterling silver.

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The floral jewellery collection, “Pholoon Fragments”, by jewellery designer maker Natalie Perry

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Natalie Perry’s latest fine jewellery collection “Pholoon Fragments” encapsulates the beauty of India and its flora – in all its delicacy, lace-like forms, and natural imperfections.

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Natalie Perry’s latest fine jewellery collection “Pholoon Fragments” encapsulates the beauty of India and its flora – in all its delicacy, lace-like forms, and natural imperfections.

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Meet Italian jewellery designer Francesca Urciuoli

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Meet Italian jewellery designer Francesca Urciuoli who has travelled the world whilst developing her jewellery practice in the Mokume Gane technique.

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Meet Italian jewellery designer Francesca Urciuoli

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Meet Italian jewellery designer Francesca Urciuoli who has travelled the world whilst developing her jewellery practice in the Mokume Gane technique.

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Silversmith and jeweller Ellys May Woods on her handmade pieces

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Inspired by the bridges that tower over the Firth of Forth in Scotland, we spoke to Elly May Wood's about her Caledonian collection, which is testament of her precision in techniques such as scoring, wire working, etching and folding.

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Silversmith and jeweller Ellys May Woods on her handmade pieces

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Inspired by the bridges that tower over the Firth of Forth in Scotland, we spoke to Elly May Wood's about her Caledonian collection, which is testament of her precision in techniques such as scoring, wire working, etching and folding.

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