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The Polishing of Precious Metal is often overlooked as a crucial skill in creating professionally finished work. 

Stephen M Goldsmith FIPG -MBGG is an expert Master Polisher of over 45 year's experience, originally working for the Crown Jewellers Asprey & Garrard and now working with well-known society jeweller Theo Fennell.  

Stephen's client list past and present includes Hamilton and Inches Crown Jewellers of Scotland, The Royal Mint, The Royal Society. He has polished and restored many famous silverware pieces including the Americas Cup; Davis Cup; Wimbledon Cup and the Premier League Cup and he has also advised the Tower of London Jewel House on the upkeep of their silver collections. 

He is a fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths (IPG) and their official ambassador and he shares his trade skills by teaching nationally and internationally including at Goldsmiths Centre, School of Jewellery Birmingham City University, DCCoI Jewellery and Goldsmithing Skills Course in Kilkenny and VanTol & Breet Academy (Netherlands).

Stephen has also judged the polishing section for Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council's Awards and the UK Jewellery Awards.