"I have been collecting stuff and find owners as soon as possible - just passed on pitch pine flooring I reclaimed from a skip to a talented carpenter. I try not to let the newly acquired stuff touch the sides, otherwise I get more inclined to keep…"
UpdateI have had a busy schedule this year, in spite of pulling out of almost all my galleries and shops in January. I have been heavily involved in organising events in conjunction with Wirral Council and running my networking group "With These Hands" for visual artists in Wirral -becoming more of a promoter of events and organiser than an actual maker. I was able to return to the…See More
"Yes, I have had around 10 hats stolen over the years. One when a gallery closed down and went into receivership and I think a member of staff stole it to cover wages not paid, then I had four stolen from a gallery directors car after a major hat…"
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What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!
Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin,
Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch
Jenny Ayrton captures miniature wonderlands in molten glass. Based on often overlooked everyday scenes she creates stage-sets upon which viewers may project their own story. A full-time mum six-days of the week she takes inspiration from the domestic world, often finding that the little things trigger the best ideas; A…See More
"Are you displaying your Dealer's Notice?
Please note that the Hallmarking Act 1973 states that it is an offence for a dealer not to display the current notice in his/her premises. Any previous versions of this notice will need replacing with…"
"Valuation Day - Goldsmiths' Hall, Friday 19 September
Our next Valuation Day at Goldsmiths’ Hall is on Friday 19 September.
These ever popular events, held in the magnificent Goldsmiths' Hall, offer the chance for a private…"
""Diamond Geezers and Gold Dealers" ITV1, Thursday 24 July at 9pm
Watch this one-off documentary taking an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the unique world of Hatton Garden. This programme follows some of the local tradespeople as…"
Day 4 was an exciting day of gut experimentation. We started by looking at and handling some of Pat Hickman’s work:Then the class got started on all sorts of gut-related projects. Here are just a few:…See More