Monthly Archives: October 2016


This weekend I was exhibiting at Made London at One Marylebone, it was a wonderful show and my third year! I thought I’d share some images of my stand and a few of my (many) favourite things by other makers:

My Brooch Project alongside my normal collection. It was really great to have these with me, it gave me something extra to talk about and they got a lot of interest.
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Chatsworth House

Last weekend I was up in Derbyshire for a wedding party; it was a wonderful weekend full of friends, dancing and beautiful countryside. On the Saturday we visited Chatsworth House which was beautiful and made me come home and watch Pride and Prejudice for the umpteenth time!

Chatsworth House. Just missing out all the scaffolding thats on one side of the building at the moment :-)


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September brooch

My September brooch is now live! You can see it here.

September brooch: oxidised silver, Formica, walnut and steel.

Contemporary British Craft takeover part 2

“Soldering my silver curve necklace. I often go straight into the final materials when making new work but I thought for this piece I should test it out in copper first – and I’m glad I did! A test piece worked better than an idea I had in my head.”
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Contemporary British Craft takeover part 1

My social media accounts were a little quiet last week because I was doing a maker takeover of Contemporary British Craft over on Instagram. I thought I’d share my week here.

“Hello! I’m Emily Kidson, a contemporary jeweller based near Lewisham in South East London. It’s Monday morning and I’ve got a really long to do list! I look forward to sharing my week with you.”
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Design and craft

I love this time of year because there is always so much going on! In the last couple of weeks I have been to Decorex International, Design Junction, London Design Fair and Ceramics in the City, all on as part of the London Design Festival. I wasn’t consistent with photographing what I saw but here are some images from Future Heritage at Decorex:

Purple Rain, woven fabric by Beethoven
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