Exciting new home in the heart of Lewes

Exciting new home in the heart of Lewes

New workshop and gallery at 71 High Street, Lewes   I am very excited to be moving on to the High Street here in Lewes (East Sussex, UK) and delighted to be taking this step with a dear friend and much admired photographer Torz Dallison. We have created our own...
October Birthstone: Tourmaline

October Birthstone: Tourmaline

Rainbow gemstone Precious and colourful, tourmaline exists in a wide range of vibrant colours. Tourmaline is the October birthstone (alongside opal) and is also used to celebrate the 8th wedding anniversary. “Tourmalines come in a wide variety of exciting colours. In...
Inspired by… jewels of the cheapside hoard

Inspired by… jewels of the cheapside hoard

In this blog post I’m looking back on treasures of the exhibition ‘Cheapside Hoard: London’s Lost Jewels’, held at the Museum of London in 2013-14. The extraordinary collection of jewellery and gemstones will be shown once again when the Museum of London re-opens in...
A recent ring commission that made me smile

A recent ring commission that made me smile

With so much uncertainty around in the UK and globally, like everyone else I have been struggling to focus on work, and move forward.A recent email from a customer made my day, and I wanted to share the story of this inspiring commission with you.Above: Vicki’s...
Where do your gemstones come from?

Where do your gemstones come from?

Provenance, trusted sources and personal connections As an established goldsmith I have built long-lasting relationships with well-respected dealers who specialise in sourcing rare and one-off gemstones. Most of my gemstones come from these UK dealers who assure me of...
All about gold… for Goldsmiths’ Fair

All about gold… for Goldsmiths’ Fair

Goldsmiths’ Fair 2019   I am excited to be taking part in Goldsmiths’ Fair, the prestigious selling event at Goldsmiths’ Hall in London. “Collecting is ultimately an investment in meaning. Treasure those objects that inspire you, acquire...
July Birthstone: Ruby

July Birthstone: Ruby

 A rare and prized stone, the ruby colour can vary from pink to deep blood red. This stunning gemstone is made of corundum, the same as the sapphire – but high quality specimens are really hard to come by. As well as being the July birthstone, the ruby is used...
May birthstone: emerald

May birthstone: emerald

If you are born in the month of May, your birthstone is the emerald. Lucky you! It is a stunning gem. “Few people can resist the glamour and intensity of the emerald. It is the gemstone that made Cleopatra’s mines famous throughout the world” Judith...
Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to my new blog. Looking forward to sharing what inspires me, my creative process, aswell as some special bespoke projects such as this one. Pictured is a recent commission in silver, gold and featuring a stunning yellow sapphire. The bezel holding the stone...