• Short Summary

    AN EXHIBITION OF WORK BY SOME OF BRITAIN'S OUTSTANDING GOLDSMITHS AND JEWELLERS OPENED IN LONDON TODAY (TUESDAY).

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    THE EXHIBITION HALL - MISS TANI WEARING A TIARA AND NECKLACE IN GOLD AND DIAMONDS - EXHIBITS INCLUDING A GILT DISH INSCRIBED WITH THE ARMS OF GOLDSMITHS COMPANY - A METAL DECANTER AND GLASS SET - A SILVER CANDELABRA - A DISPLAY OF DIAMOND RINGS WORTH 10,000 POUNDS.




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    Background: AN EXHIBITION OF WORK BY SOME OF BRITAIN'S OUTSTANDING GOLDSMITHS AND JEWELLERS OPENED IN LONDON TODAY (TUESDAY). THE EXHIBIT, VALUED AT ONE MILLION POUNDS STERLING, IS GLITTERING IN THE TRUE SENSE OF THE WORD - AND AMONG THE VISITORS AT THE OPENING WAS A STAR OF THE JAPANESE SCREEN AND STAGE, MISS YOKO TANI, WHO ADDED TO LUSTRE TO SOME OF THE EXHIBITS WHICH SHE MODELLED.

    THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF GOLDSMITHS - ONE OF LONDON'S FAMOUS GUILDS - ARRANGED THE EXHIBITION WHICH IS SOON TO TOUR THE WORLD. IN ALL THERE WILL BE 136 ANTIQUE PIECES DATED FROM THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY ONWARDS AND ABOUT 370 MODERN PIECES TO MAKE THE JOURNEY TO JAPAN, HONG KONG, CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES. TOKYO WILL BE THE FIRST STOP NEXT MONTH, WHERE THE DISPLAY WILL BE PART OF THE BRITISH EXHIBITION.

    IN OUR FILM, THE CANDELABRA SHOWN WAS DESIGNED BY STUART DEVLIN, WHO WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR AUSTRALIA'S NEW COINAGE. THE DECANTER SET WAS DESIGNED BY GERALD BENNEY WHO HAS OTHER WORK IN THE EXHIBITION, WHILE THE GILT TRAY WAS THE WORK OF DESMOND CLEN-MURPHY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3H06IOOQQUR8GP7JZ26S98EW2
    Media URN:
    VLVA3H06IOOQQUR8GP7JZ26S98EW2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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