Prize winner - 2017
"I am so pleased, I want to thank my teacher Cath, without whom I wouldn’t have challenged myself to create this piece of jewellery. Receiving this award shows to me it was the right choice and the right choice for my future career."
Feedback about the Award in previous years
"The sponsorship is very important to us - the gift of silver for the project is instrumental in introducing the students to silver and establishing their confidence in using it and the prize helps them when they graduate to move into a professional life using silver."
University of Brighton
"Michael Bloomstein's continuing support and encouragement of Plumpton College helps to create an environment geared towards success for our young and aspiring jewellers."
"I feel extremely honoured to have won the Michael Bloomstein Silver Award against such beautiful competition. The award has not only given me a massive confidence boost, but inspired me to push the design element of my pieces. I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to continue to design and produce silver jewellery. Thank you so much!"
Prize winner - 2014
"I'm extremely proud to have won this prize. This award is going to help me to continue creating silver jewellery which I hope to develop when I leave college."
Prize winner - 2013
"It's an amazing opportunity and has definitely encouraged me to continue with my work in silver... The shop has been crucial to my work and I will hopefully be a continuing customer."
Prize winner - 2009