Open Call for 2024 Graduate Jewellery Designers

Posted on 8 Jul 16:25

Diana Porter Jewellery Workshop image, hands making sybil pendant


In support of Graduate jewellery designers, Diana Porter Jewellery is excited to once again be launching is New Designers Exhibition. As a long time champion for emerging artists, it is Diana’s legacy to continue to support new Jewellers by offering a platform to showcase their work through a dedicated exhibition.

The New Designers Exhibition will offer five exhibitors the chance to showcase their work both online and instore with supporting promotion from our social media channels and local media outlets.

From our shortlist, we will pick one designer to receive

The Diana Porter New Designers Award.

The award consists of:

  • £750 Grant to support the new designer in growing their business
  • One day masterclass with the Diana Porter Team
    • Here you can have a taster of all the components to set up and scale your business. From Marketing to Finance and all other aspects behind the scenes.
    • Travel within the UK will be provided or compensated for
  • Extra promotion on our social media channels


We welcome jewellery works of all kinds. The exhibition will run from

7th September  – 26th October 2024


HOW TO APPLY: We are keen to learn about you! All you need to do is send us an email with the requested information below to

  1. Contact information (full name, email).
  2. Course details
  3. Photos of your jewellery work and Prices (Commercially viable pieces preferred – please specify if your work is not for sale)
  4. Your artists statement.


Closing Date for Applications will be Sunday 21st July 2024


Key Details:

SELECTED PARTICIPANTS: If accepted, your work will be exhibited in the gallery space, on our website, and social media channels and will be published in our digital catalogue.

Any 2024 University Graduate may submit, Must be aged over 18.

Successful Applicants will be chosen and notified on Monday July 22nd 2024

The exhibition will launch Friday September 7th 2024 and run until Saturday October 26th 2024

All jewellery will need to be completed, exhibition ready and sent to us by August 16th 2024.

  • This is to ensure we have enough time to photograph the jewellery for promotional materials, adding to website and preparing for shop displays.
  • The Jewellery will need to be with us from 16/08/24 – 26/10/24

 To apply to this exhibition the opportunity is free.