Kate Bliss

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Kate Bliss (née Alcock) is an antiques expert from the United Kingdom who has appeared on the BBC's Bargain Hunt, Flog It! and Secret Dealers, and has presented Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. Bliss specialises in jewellery and silver, and is a fellow of the Great Britain Gemmological Association.[1]

Early life[edit]

Born in 1974 in Herefordshire, she grew up in Hampton Bishop and then Dorstone at the head of the Golden Valley.[1] Educated at Hereford Cathedral School, she then read English Literature at Brasenose College, University of Oxford before studying Fine Art.[1]


A member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, having previously worked for her father's valuation and auction business,[1] she joined Brightwells Auctioneers and Valuers.[1] She then joined Philip Serrell's auction business. In light of her growing young family, Bliss currently runs her own Fine Art Valuation business, and works in association with a number of auction houses as a jewellery and silver expert, including Charles Hanson's business.[2]

Bliss made her television début after being spotted by the crew of Bargain Hunt, when they were on a visit to Brightwells auction house filming an episode of the programme. She then became an antiques expert on the programme, and later Flog It! and Secret Dealers. Bliss has presented Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is.

Personal life[edit]

Married to Jonathan, the couple have two children.[1]

Bliss is a supporter of St Michael's Hospice and the Alzheimer's Society, since Bliss's grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's.[1]


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