As part of the Art Society Golden Jubilee celebration a group of 60 joined us at Goldsmiths' Hall.
The Arts Society was formerly The National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) and is a leading arts charity which aims to open up the world of the arts through a network of local Societies and national events.
Their seminar day is outlined below.
Tea & Coffee
Hallmarking and the Law
David Merry – Head of Training & Education.
Liveryman, Fellow of the institute of Professional Goldsmiths, Member of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute.
50 Years at the Bench
David Cawte - Liveryman, Silversmith & Antique Silver restorer.
Member of the Antique Plate Committee. Fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths
Faking It – A Desire To Deceive
Susan Rumfitt - Independent Jewellery Specialist, Advisor to the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow
Round table discussions and tours
Discussions led by experts:-
Alastair Dickenson – Liveryman, Advisor to the BBC’s Antique Roadshow, Member of the Antique Plate Committee
David Cawte – Liveryman, Silver Restorer, Member Antique Plate Committee.
Susan Rumfitt – Advisor to the BBC’s Antique Roadshow, Jewellery specialist
Rupert Huddy – Independent Jewellery Valuer and Gemmologist
Charlotte Turner – Marketing Manager - Assay Office.
Adam Philips – Accounts Manager – Assay Office
Closing remarks – David Merry – Head of Training & Education
Alison Byne - Assistant to the Deputy Warden & Events Co-ordinator