Welcome to the Hand Engravers Association of Great Britain

Raising the profile and preserving the skills of hand engraving and its practitioners

Hand engraving: the art of embellishing precious objects using traditional engraving tools

British hand engravers are some of the best in the world and it is crucial that we preserve this part of our heritage. The Hand Engravers Association of Great Britain aims to:

• Raise the profile of hand engraving
• Provide education and training
• Stimulate debate and generate new ideas

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Our next event:

NEW! HAND ENGRAVING SUMMER SCHOOL: 22-26 JULY 2019 Click here for more details


Where to see hand engraving

The Hand Engravers Association has a permanent display of hand engraving by current professional and apprentice hand engravers on show at the Clockmakers’ Museum in London. Click here for more details.

Learning the art of hand engraving

NEW FOR 2019! The Hand Engravers Association is running its first ever Summer School in partnership with the Goldsmiths’ Centre. Click on the Courses page for details of that and our other weekend workshops. We have been running these popular courses for many years. Whether you are a beginner or a professional jeweller or silversmith looking to diversify your skills, our courses offer an in-depth introduction to the techniques and tools of hand engraving. Click here for more.

Thank you to our supporters

From corporate sponsors to individual members, our supporters are what make The Hand Engravers Association of Great Britain. Click here for more details.