Hidden Gem 25:00, 2008 (Ref: EU08709)

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Description

Alasdair Craig left school when he was just sixteen and had no real idea exactly what he wanted to do. He only had a couple of basic qualifications in English and art. It was not looking good. But Alasdair was lucky. He landed an apprenticeship with a firm of jewellers in Cambridge called Cellini and has since become a virtuoso diamond setter – one of the best in the country. Alasdair now produces jewellery worth well over 20,000 euros. It is all part of a very exclusive business. This film follows Alasdair as he shows what it takes to make some of the best jewellery in the world. Alasdair is so good he won a leading national award for vocational training.

Part of a 6 x 25-minute documentary series produced for the BBC. These films can be bought individually or as a series.