London Crafts Week - Exploring Creative Craftsmen and Craftswomen.

May 1, 2017

 

 

 

 

London Crafts Week is one of the biggest jewellery and creativity craftsmanship events that London is hosting. It is born fifteen years ago and it is the third edition of the annual Crafts Week. The event starts the first week of May, and it showcases the British and International craftsmanship and discovers the new talented creative minds. London Crafts Week is must visit the event and it highlights many artisan professionals and skilled hardworking people.

 

The event gives an opportunity to experience the full work of how the beautiful objects are created through a 5-day carefully curated programme. London Crafts Week brings together 230 events which include professional and celebrated expert talks, workshop visits as well as master classes which enable you to get involved in the making and delivering in full capacity.

Below are the highlights of the event;

 

Watchmaking at Vacheron Constantin

4-6 May 1:00 -19:00

 

This is a three-day demonstration that Vacheron Constantin's in-house master watchmaker and engraver showcase their skills in the fine watching including the assembling of a movement and hand-engraving. See more at http://www.londoncraftweek.com/events/watchmaking-at-vacheron-constantin#sthash.MMJyce2N.3Td2KAgq.dpbs

 

Gemstones with Joanna Hardy at Van Cleef and Arpels

4 May 17:00

 

Gemologist and Author Joanna Hardy explores the art of cutting and setting of High Jewellery pieces. An opportunity to see the selection of The Wonderful World of Gemstones at the Bond Street Boutique of French Jewellery Maison Van Cleef & Arpels. See more at http://www.londoncraftweek.com/events/gemstones-with-joanna-hardy-at-van-cleef-and-arpels#sthash.dzinqGFQ.dpbs

 

Creating collection at Boodles

4 May 18:00 - 19:30

 

The Boodles one of the oldest and highly respected jewellers in the UK. Director, James Amos, and Head of Design, Rebecca Hawkins, discuss the creative processes involved in making the collection - See more at http://www.londoncraftweek.com/events/creating-collection-at-boodles#sthash.mfyQZQWv.akQ82jD2.dpuf

 

Bloomin’ Jewels at Contemporary Applied Arts

3-6 May 10:00 - 18:00

 

Bloomin’ Jewels explores the role of botanical forms as a powerful reference point for contemporary jewellers, working in both precious and non-precious media. - See more athttp://www.londoncraftweek.com/events/bloomin%E2%80%99-jewels-at-contemporary-applied-arts#sthash.HnRKTUyX.dpuf

 

Shaun Leane on Alexander McQueen at Sarabande Foundation

4 May 19:00 - 21:00

 

British jewellery designer, Shaun Leane, explores what the power of imagination has in fuelling the creative process. An opportunity to explore his seventeen years of collaboration with Lee Alexander McQueen - See more at http://www.londoncraftweek.com/events/shaun-leane-on-alexander-mcqueen-at-sarabande-foundation#sthash.oS6SAhZy.dpuf

 

Silversmithing at Georg Jensen

4 May 12:00 - 18:00

 

Danish silverware specialist, Georg Jensen, brings a master silversmith from their Copenhagen workshop to London. Visitors are invited to view demonstrations throughout the afternoon. See more at http://www.londoncraftweek.com/events/silversmithing-at-georg-jensen#sthash.NvI9rm5d.mtoFbq7w.dpuf

 

Bespoke Jewellery: Tessa Packard and Russell Hart

3 May 15:00 - 17:00

 

Contemporary fine jewellery designer Tessa Packard alongside goldsmith Russell Hart show how designer and goldsmith work together, co-hosted by Charlie Boyd, Executive Jewellery Editor at Harper’s Bazaar. - See more at http://www.londoncraftweek.com/events/bespoke-jewellery-tessa-packard-and-russell-hart#sthash.BbBzEgMZ.nDXV1lnD.dpuf

 

 

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