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Crafts links

Crafts links

Association for Contemporary Jewellery
The Association of Contemporary Jewellery promotes the understanding of contemporary jewellery. Through events, workshops exhibitions, quarterly magazine and support for jewellers to aims to expand the crafts infrastructure.

Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers
Preserving and improving the craftsmanship in hand weaving, spinning and dyeing.

Contemporary Glass Society The Contemporary Glass Society aims to encourage excellence in glass as a creative medium and develop a greater awareness and appreciation of contemporary glass world wide. It also plays a lead role in the development of the infrastructure of support agencies for contemporary crafts makers

Craft Study Centre
England's new museum of modern crafts

Crafts Register Derbyshire County Council's Register of crafts people includes materials supppliers, crafts people and specialist advisers eg stone masons, blacksmiths etc.

Heritage Crafts Association
Advocacy body for traditional crafts

Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust
Scholarships to help crafts people in their careers.

Society of Designer Craftsmen
The largest and oldest multicraft society in the UK

Stitch 'n' Bitch
UK hub for the knitting revival
Web resource for the textile arts community

The Crafts Council 
The Crafts Council promotes the contemporary crafts in UK and provides services to craftspeople and the public. It also runs well-established programmes of professional development for craftspeople, focusing on mid-career opportunities. 
The Craftsman Magazine
The Craftsman Magazine is the magazine for the UK crafts industry with Information, Inspiration and Ideas for makers and their businesses.


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