Gilly Langton is a Contemporary Jewellery Designer; she runs her business from the remote Highland village of Plockton on the West Coast of Scotland.
Gilly has been creating her bold sterling silver and elastic jewellery for the last 16 years, selling and exhibiting in galleries, museums and fairs all over the world. She has created exclusive collections of jewellery for the British Museum, London and The Lowry, Salford as well as showing her collections of jewellery at London Fashion Week. Exhibitions of her Jewellery collection have been shown at the Museum of Art and Design in New York in a show called LOOT as well as The Philadelphia Museum of Art and Design Show, Philadelphia and Origin Contemporary Craft Fair, London. Her stockists include TATE Modern, London, Mostyn, Wales, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh.
Gilly has been awarded many residencies all over the UK, allowing her to develop her skills and creativity while passing on her skills to others through schools, universities and art galleries.
Gilly has her own online shop, where you can view and purchase her unique pieces of jewellery www.gillylangton.co.uk.
Gilly also runs her own jewellery classes in the beautiful village of Plockton, Highlands. Over a weekend she will teach you all you need to know to create beautiful pieces of silver and copper jewellery.
Year Established: 1997
August 2011 Cove Park- International Residency
Nov-Mar10/11 Creative Development Craft Bursary-DJCAD
Sept 05/06 Elements of Change Residency- Develop Crafts Ayrshire
May-June 05 'Over the Hills and Far Away'- Highland Council Residency
Jan 1997-98 NWAB- Setting Up Scheme-Drumcroon Art Gallery –Wigan
2011 Hi-Arts-Makers Award
2011 Craft Development Bursary-Creative Scotland/DJCAD
2010 Hi-arts-Creative Development award to attend Eu-nique
2010 Business Gateway-Trade award to attend Eu-nique
2003 British Jewellery Association for Excellence in Jewellery
1997 Arts Council North West Setting Up Grant
1993 Platinum Award Finalist