‘Handmade by Machines’ at The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse, Scotland’s Centre for Design and Architecture, is a visitor centre, exhibition space and events venue situated in the heart of Glasgow, just off the Style Mile. The Lighthouse acts as a beacon for the creative industries in Scotland and promotes design and architecture through a vibrant programme of exhibitions and events.

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I first came across the exhibition, Handmade by Machines, when I received my newsletter from Eventbrite Edinburgh. A symposium was held on Thursday 19th June at The Lighthouse in Glasgow to introduce how technology is used with traditional jewellery making techniques in contemporary jewellery design. The exhibition at the Long Gallery on the 5th floor was then open to the public from 20th June to 13th July. Continue reading “‘Handmade by Machines’ at The Lighthouse”


My jewellery-filled weekend in London

Just back from my weekend in London and while I wouldn’t give up living in Edinburgh for the world, I’m glad that London is close enough (ish) for a quick trip down south for that little bit of extra oomph when it comes to Chinese tea time (yum cha) and bubble tea when I need it. With it being such a big city as well, you also get excellent exhibitions like the Cheapside Hoard exhibition at the Museum of London which I posted about.

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