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Bonhams names Kate Flitcroft as senior jewellery specialist

She joins the company from her previous position as head of jewellery and silver in London at Lyon and Turnbull

Bonhams has announced the appointment of Kate Flitcroft as a senior specialist at the group’s London jewellery department.

Based in New Bond Street, Flitcroft’s new role at the international auction house commenced on 5 July 2021.

Flitcroft joins the company from her previous position as head of jewellery and silver in London at Lyon and Turnbull.

She also provides Bonhams with a decade of experience working at Christie’s, also in London.

Emily Barber, head of jewellery UK at the firm, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Kate to Bonhams. Her wealth of experience will be invaluable as we continue to expand our jewellery offering in the UK.”

A previous winner of the 2016 Anderson Medal for gemology, Flitcroft has previously presided over a white glove sale, while also raising over £2.5m in charity auctions.

She said: “I am delighted to be joining Bonhams. The jewellery department has an enviable reputation, and I am looking forward to adding my knowledge and enthusiasm to what is already a very strong team.”

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