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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The hand engravers’ apprentice scheme

The Hand Engravers Association is developing an apprenticeship scheme in partnership with the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths aimed at persons aged 16-21 interested in a career in the craft. Under an experienced Master, it will be a full-time course of 3-5 years. Click here for more details.

Learning the art of hand engraving

The Hand Engravers Association has 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.