Friday 23 June, 2017

Queen's Birthday Honours recognise Goldsmiths' Company Members


The Queen’s Birthday Honours, published on 16 June, recognised the achievements of 1,109 extraordinary people from across the UK. To mark 100 years of the Order of the British Empire, this year’s awards are the most diverse ever.

Goldsmiths’ Company members who received an award this June include:

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

William Parente. For services to the Arts and Philanthropy

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Elizabeth Gage. Jeweller. For services to Business
Ndidi Ekubia. For Services to Silversmithing
Rosamond Monckton. For voluntary and charitable services to People with Learning Disabilities and their Families in the UK and Abroad

For a full list of honours, click here.

Below are a selection of images showing the manufacturing process for CBE medals. Toye & Co holds a Royal Warrant from Her Majesty The Queen as supplier of Gold and Silver Laces, Insignia and Embroidery and was commissioned to manufacture the medal presented to serving personnel in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Toye & Co's metal work manufacturing operation is based in the heart of Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter.

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