Elements 2 | A Festival of Silver & Gold in Scotland

4 – 6 November 2016

Open to the public: 12 noon to 6pm each day

Lyon & Turnbull
33 Broughton Place

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By catalogue £5 (allows unlimited access for the duration of Elements, 04-06 November inclusive)
Under 16’s free admission

If you would like to visit outside of public hours please contact Elements 2 to discuss a private viewing

Elements 2



Contemporary British Silversmiths is delighted that it will be collaborating this year with the Elements 2 Festival of Gold and Silver to bring the Silver Speaks programme to Edinburgh.

Three of our exhibitors and members will be showing their work at this new prestigious gold and silver festival – Mary Ann Simmons, Hazel Thorn and Hamish Dobbie. Each will be giving an overview of the Silver Speaks event and giving workshops at the Elements 2 event.

Elements, established in 2015, was the first ever festival of gold and silver to be held in Scotland. It is a celebration not only of the beauty of precious metals, but of the creative minds and dextrous hands of the craftspeople who create extraordinary objects from these most precious – and fundamental – of our world’s elements.

Silver  Speaks Workshops:

Thursday 12.30 – 1.30 pm
Hazel Thorn [Private Event]

Friday 12.30 – 1.30 pm
Hamish Dobbie

Saturday 12.30 – 1.30 pm
Mary Ann Simmons

This event is part of ‘Silver Speaks’, a year long programme of events to celebrate silver in contemporary life. A catalogue for the Silver Speaks: ‘Idea to Object and ‘For the Nation’ exhibitions is available at the V&A shops or online at £3.50. A catalogue for Silver Speaks: ‘Form’ is available free of charge at the Goldsmiths’ Centre or online (postage rates apply).

Among the many designer makers showing their work, other members of Contemporary British Silversmiths will be:

Angus McFadyen
Kathryn Hinton
Karina Gill
Rebecca Joselyn
Ryan McClean
Brett Payne
Karen Westland


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