Chockstones (I) by Rauni Higson at the V&A Museum


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Rauni Higson is a leading British silversmith renowned for her distinctive sculptural tableware inspired by the rugged landscape of her home in Snowdonia, a rich backdrop of mountainous crags and rugged coastline in Wales.

Her work is featured in national collections such as the Goldsmiths’ Company and the Worshipful Company of Weavers as well as important commissions for Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral and HMS Prince of Wales.

V&A Acquires ‘Chockstones (I)’ for Permanent Collection

I'm thrilled to announce the V&A Museum has acquired Chockstones (I) for their permanent collection. 'Chockstones', the beginning of a new body of work coming from my love of rocks (Lithophilia) and rock...

Illuminating Silver – In Conversation, QEST Online event Monday 16th October

Illuminating Silver – In Conversation Monday 16 October, 12.30-1.15pm via Zoom Join silversmith Rauni Higson in conversation with QEST CEO Deborah Pocock as they celebrate her first solo exhibition,...

Free event: Illuminating Silver Walk and Talk Saturday 14th October 3pm

An informal and informative walk around the Illuminating Silver exhibition with artist Rauni Higson Join Rauni for an informal walk and talk around the Illuminating Silver exhibition. While the public...

Watch 3D animated film of the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral Cross

Stephen Heaton made this incredible 3D animated film showing the Cross, it's construction and all the hidden engineering. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FILM

Nan Shepherd’s ‘The Living Mountain’

Passages from my favourite book, Nan Shepherd’s The Living Mountain

‘Illuminating Silver’ solo show at Craft in the Bay, Cardiff

Thanks to everyone who came to the opening of 'Illuminating Silver' at Craft in the Bay in Cardiff on Saturday, it was buzzing! It kicked off with a 'walk and talk' round the show, which gives an insight into...

Solo Exhibition – Illuminating Silver

Solo exhibition at Craft in the Bay, Cardiff9 September to 29 October 2023 Rauni Higson announces her first solo exhibition at Craft in the Bay, the Gallery of the Makers’ Guild in Wales, in Cardiff in...

Collect Art Fair 2023 with QEST

Thanks to Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust  for showing my work at Collect Art Fair,  This is the new platter I made as a result of my QEST scholarship, particularly from deepening my understanding of flat...

Troubleshooting Metalsmithing projects

A fun few days with Rebecca Oldfield in the workshop, troubleshooting some of her projects, including moving forward with a press-formed silver box, some tricky soldering, and some precision forming and...

Skillsharing / Teapottering; The John Cussell Memorial fund

Thanks to the generosity of the friends and family of the late John Cussell, a skillshare/learning/teaching project based on making teapots has been created. Phase one began in my workshop in November, with...