Stories


Stories make us who we are and the Goldsmiths' Company have many to tell. On this page you will find historical and contemporary stories that underpin our contribution to national life as well as the craft, trade and industry.


Commissioning the Contemporary

Discover how the Goldsmiths' Company have been enhancing the vitality of modern craftsmanship since 1926.

Lady Mayoress Wears Overlap Necklace by Goldsmiths’ Fair Exhibitor Mikala Djorup

Overlap, by Mikala Djørup was acquired by the Goldsmiths' Company as the first piece for the newly-established City Collection. But what made this necklace the object of choice for the Lady Mayoress?