W Hamond on TV – BBC2’s Back to the Land
Thursday - 17 May 2018
BBC2’s Back to the Land presented by Kate Humble series 2 episode 5 was broadcast on the 14th May 2018 and journeys into the Whitby Jet Industry with W. Hamond’s very own Jet worker Rebecca Tucker.
Rebecca crafts the famous Whitby Jet in its raw form then polishes, shapes and works it into silver and gold jewellery which she smiths herself. The solid black gem was once mined and a major part of the local economy throughout the Victorian era.
If you missed the programme you it is still available to view on BBC iPlayer: