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Retail Jeweller online editor Kate Donovan shares her experiences of getting to know the jewellery industry

All posts from: January 2012

When I grow up I want to be a goldsmith

Posted by Kate DohertyThu, 26 Jan 2012

I think it’s fair to surmise that most parents in the UK would be somewhat surprised if their young son or daughter turned to them and said: “when I grow up I want to be a goldsmith”.Unless they are fortunate enough to associate with goldsmiths from an early age, children generally are not inclined to find themselves thinking about a future as one, simply because influences such as television, books, pop culture and even school career advice are unlikely to give the career ...