‘Precious Kent’ is an eclectic range of fellow award-winning designer makers who come together for a selling exhibition of handcrafted silverware and jewellery. Their celebration of the best of British talent offers a treasure trove of creativity, innovative design and superb craftsmenship, using a variety of materials from platinum to plastics, from sapphires to silver to create bold and subtle, delicate and dramatic jewellery and silverware.
During the exhibitions visitors can join collectors, design aficionados and luxury shoppers to buy directly from the makers or commission special one-off pieces.
Penny Davis, Shelby Fitzpatrick, Polly Gasston, Ulla Hornfeldt, Stuart Jenkins, Ulli Kaiser, Sabine Konig, Joan MacKarell, Kayo Saito, Olivia Schlevogt and Ray Walton will be joined by a group from London’s Goldsmith Centre who will demonstrate and explain their pre-apprentice scheme to prospective students.
The Precious Kent Summer Exhibition takes place from 1st to 2nd July 2017 at 12 Market Street, Faversham ME13 7AE, just opposite the Guildhall
The Precious Kent Winter Exhibition takes place from 30th November to 6th December 2017 at the Pie Factory in the centre of the old Margate, in the shadow of the Turner Contemporary Gallery.