The final episode of BBC Two’s jewellery talent competition show All That Glitters aired last night, finally unveiling the winner as 24-year-old Hugo Johnson.
The show pitted eight jewellers against one another across six episodes in a Great British Bake Off-style formula, culminating yesterday evening.
Despite his young age the Sussex jewellery designer has been working at handmade bespoke jeweller RTFJ since he first did work experience there in 2011.
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His employer Tweeted his joy at Johnson’s success minutes after the finale finished last night:
The rest of the industry celebrated the Sussex jeweller’s win on social media too:
All That Glitters judge Shaun Leane also posted a glowing review of Hugo’s success and his own experience on the show on Instagram:
Listen to the uncut version of PJ’s interview with All That Glitters judges Shaun Leane and Solange Azagury-Partridge in podcast form here or read below:
THE BIG INTERVIEW: All That Glitters judges Shaun Leane and Solange Azagury-Partridge