Sheffield Assay Office is delighted to announce that the Precious Little Gems Commissions sponsored by the office are now on display in the foyer of Museums Sheffield, Millennium Gallery. These stunning pieces have been designed and made by Yorkshire Artspace’s Starter Studio Programme for Designer Silversmiths and Jewellers participants Daisy Lee-Overton and Francisca Onumah.
The Sheffield Assay Office offers a commission opportunity to these emerging silversmiths in their second year of the programme. The annual ‘Precious Little Gems’ has enabled them to test out new ideas and realise their designs in silver. The finished objects then join the metalwork collections of Sheffield Assay Office and Museums Sheffield.
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