All That Glitters 2021: Everything you need to know

The highly anticipated jewellery making competition is finally here! Here's your guide to All That Glitters including info on where to watch the show, who will be competing and a weekly episode guide to keep you up to date with all the gossip.

All That Glitters

The hunt is on for Britain’s next jeweller with the new show All That Glitters. We heard about the show back in 2019 when the producers put out a call for jewellery makers far and wide and we’ve been waiting in anticipation ever since. The trailer for the show has been all over the BBC so to get you excited for the show’s airing date we’ve collected all the info you’ll need to know in one handy place. We’ll be updating this article with any new gossip as well as writing a synopsis of the show every week. It’ll be your go-to hub for everything All That Glitters!

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Watch the trailer for All That Glitters…

If you’re after more crafty TV then check out Grayson Perry’s Art Club and The Great British Sewing Bee both airing this spring.

Where to watch All That Glitters?

All That Glitters will be shown on BBC 2 and available to watch on BBC iPlayer. There will be six episodes in the series.

What time will All That Glitters be on?

All That Glitters will air on Tuesday 13th April at 8 pm. Then a new episode will air every week until the 11th May 2021.

Meet the judges and host of All That Glitters

All That Glitters has a wonderful host and judges and we think they’ll make the competition a riveting watch. Comedian Katherine Ryan will present the show and judges Solange Azagury-Partridge and Shaun Leane will decide who is Jeweller of the Week and who is sent home.

Solange Azagury-Partridge All That Glitters
Source: The National Association of Jewellers

Solange Azagury-Partridge is an incredible British jewellery maker who owns the brand Solange. She’s insanely talented, having created her own engagement ring to having her work now displayed in the V&A London and the musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. She’s owned her own shop, worked with some of the biggest designers and even designed jewellery for blockbuster films (you may have spotted her ring in 2009’s Snow White and the Huntsman).

Luxury London. Photography Chris Moore
Luxury London. Photography Chris Moore

Shaun Leane is another amazingly talented British jewellery maker who’s best known for designing sculptural pieces for Alexander McQueen. He’s much much more than that though with his brand Shaun Leane winning UK Jewellery Designer of the Year four times. His signature style fuses traditional goldsmith skills with the world of fashion to create beautifully unique pieces. His work has been featured on the catwalk, praised by the editor of Vogue and even worn by the royal family!

All That Glitters 2021 contestants

The competition will feature eight of the UK’s best and brightest (literally) jewellery makers. Each week, the jewellers will battle it out to make two beautiful pieces set by the judges. The formate of the show will be similar to The Great British Bake Off except for this time there’s extra pressure as they’re creating pieces for real clients!

All That Glitters: Your weekly episode guide

When the show starts we’ll be updating you with each episodes highlights, lowlights, photos and best bits. Check back every week for all the latest All That Glitters gossip.

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We hope you’re as excited as we are for All That Glitters! It’s going to be a great show especially if you’re into crafting like us. Make sure you check out our knitted necklace, crochet friendship bracelet and macrame necklace tutorial to make your own jewellery.