Stephen M Goldsmith FIPG -MNGG
The Guru comes to s-Hertogenbosch
Learn how to professionally polish jewellery or larger silver pieces.
One of the refreshing things
about Stephen M Goldsmith is he is not all about “Bright & Shiny”
He will access your pieces on
an individual basis and advise you on finishing techniques which will enhance
your design matt or bright?
You will learn the tips of the
polishing trade and become familiar with finishing techniques including wet &
dry, polishing compounds, mops and mechanical finishes to achieve the
About: Stephen M Goldsmith started out at Rochester Art college, now
known as University for the Creative Arts and was apprenticed at C.J Vander’s in
1971 and indentured with The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths’.
Now a Master Polisher of over 45 years’ experience, originally working for the
Crown Jewellers Asprey & Garrard's and now working with well-known society
jeweller Theo Fennell.
Many of the pieces polished are now seen in Palaces, Museums and the rich and
famous across the world.
Stephen is one the most respected jewellery & silver polishers and is currently
is teaching polishing across Europe and is known affectionately as “The Gold
He has polished and restored many famous silverware pieces including the
Americas Cup; Cricket World cup, Wimbledon Cup, Dubai Gold Cup, Premier League
He has also been privileged to work in the jewel house at the Tower of London
restoring The Grand Punch bowl made in 1830 and used by the Royal family on many
He is a fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths (IPG) and their
official ambassador and a Master of The Dutch Guild of Goldsmiths. He shares his
trade skills by teaching nationally and internationally including at Goldsmiths
Centre, School of Jewellery Birmingham City University and VanTol & Breet
Academy (Netherlands) ,The School of Jewellery Dublin & The Design & Craft Irish
Craft Council in Kilkenny.
Stephen is a Freeman of The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths’ and was granted
the Freedom of the City of London in 1975. He has also had the very rare honour
of winning The Goldsmith's Company Award twice, plus many other prestigious
awards and serves as a council member for The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design