Five graduates to receive cash prize and space in Fennell’s flagship.
Theo Fennell was present at his company’s annual awards at the Royal College of Art to present prizes to graduating students from the Goldsmithing, Silversmithng, Metalwork and Jewellery MA programme.
A panel of judges, including British Vogue Jewellery Editor Carol Woolton, senior creative director at Theo Fennell Rachel Hopkins and Theo Fennell himself, presented awards to five students for their exceptional work.
The winners were revealed as follows;
Overall Excellence: Max Danger
Best Work in Silver: Sofia Winberg
Best Work in Jewellery: Mahtab Hanna
Highly Commended: Jacob Erixson
Highly Commended: Noemie Doge
As well as a cash prize, the five winners received a Silver Pavilion Dish which have been crafted by hand in Theo Fennell’s workshop. The winning designers’ pieces will be presented in Theo Fennell’s Fulham Road flagship store later this year.
Previous winners, including Victoria Delany, who was awarded ‘Best Work in Silver’ in 2010, have gone on to become talented and recognised young designers.
Work by the GSM&J students will be on display at Show RCA 2014 from June 18 to 24 at the Royal College of Art, Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 4AN.