I am passionate about what I do and am interested in broadening my knowledge within the design world. I am a hardworking individual who enjoys practical problem solving and is confident in working alone, in collaboration or as part of a team. I am a member of the hand Engravers Association and Contemporary British Silversmiths.
2014-18 University of Edinburgh - Jewellery and Silversmithing BA
2012-14 Royal High School Bath - International Baccalaureate
1998-2012 Royal High School Bath
Employment / Experience
Jewellery and Silversmithing Benchwork -Working with Malcolm Appleby in his workshop to produce shop stock, Pitlochry 2018 to present.
Hamilton and Inches, Edinburgh - 10 week scholarship placement May - August 2017, Working in the workshop producing shop stock, Edinburgh.
Jewellery Benchwork - Karolina Baines, Edinburgh 2017 and 2018.
Jewellery Benchwork - Hamish Dobbie, Glasgow 2016 and 2018.
Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council Awards
Make Your Mark Awards - Two shortlisted silversmithing designs
Contemporary British Silversmiths - Design in Silver Award
Incorporation of Goldsmiths - Outstanding Scottish Student of the Year Award
Gemological Asscoiation Gemset Competition - Highly commended
Make Your Mark Awards - Winner of silversmithing category for 'London Leopard' design
75th Anniversary Polish Medical School Edinburgh - commended medal design.
©Annabel Hood 2018