Entries are now open for The Silver Society Prize for Silversmithing 2023. The competition will be conducted virtually and submissions should be made by email to: prize@thesilversociety.org by Sunday 27 August 2023.

The submission must be a piece of silver, either made specifically for the competition or pre-existing, and should comprise a portfolio including images of the piece, a detailed description of its manufacture and its hallmarks and the maker’s CV. The submission may also include any other relevant material, such as design drawings, a video or a commentary on the sources of inspiration.

The entrant should have worked as a practising silversmith for less than five years. The submission may not be a piece of jewellery. The competition will be judged by an expert panel and the winner will be announced on Monday 30 October 2023 at the Goldsmiths’ Centre in London when they will receive a cash prize of £1,000. The winning piece and a profile of its maker will be included in the 2023 Silver Society Journal.


Image: Scream box by Caiyang Yin, winner of the Silver Society Prize 2022