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 - Bronze Award for Silversmithing

Make Your Mark Awards - Two shortlisted silversmithing designs


Contemporary British Silversmiths - Design in Silver Award

Hammermen 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