The company had made jewellery using the process of 'electroforming' (electroplating onto non-metallic objects) to coat shells with silver. I had fallen into the habit of talking about 'silvering'(which I recently discovered is in fact the term generally used for putting reflective coating on glass to make mirrors) as it seemed like the most appropriate and logical verb for putting silver onto all sorts of different objects.
I was born in Cumbria and after completing a BTEC Foundation course at Cumbria College of Art and Design, I graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Jewellery and Silversmithing at The School ofJewellery in Birmingham. Major awards I have won include The 1996 Royal Society of Arts Award which enabled me to take up Artist in Residence at Ino Cho in Japan.
Welcome to Pearl & Queenie, an award winning British Designer Label, that make luxury jewellery for the discerning & stylish who are proud to go their own way. Unique & beautiful collections, steepedin tradition with a contemporary luxury edge & playful sophistication.
Coopers Jewellers established since 1874. is a family run business with a wealth of experience in the jewellery trade. The George Street shop was first opened by Sally and Keith Cooper. Localcelebrity Fred Dinenage cut the ribbon at the opening event, which took place in 1989.
G & G Design are a long established jewellery workshop, centrally located in the heart of Brighton's Lanes, with over seventy years of craftsmen's experience under the same roof. All of the piecesleaving the workshop are individually finished to the highest standard. Our reputation for producing outstanding handmade jewellery is well known to our customers. This reputation is backed up by personal service, second to none.
This is where Jonathan and Jamie have their workbenches; where the jewellery-making is done during the day; where the jewellery reference books are stored; and where there's a rather old and lovelyColchester Bantam lathe. The floor is wide-boarded in elm. Jonathan and Jamie's bench is made from Rock Maple, that used to belong to Winston Churchill. The upstairs backroom has a large rotating silversmith's forge, with the sink, the tea and the coffee (rather importantly).
An online boutique for vintage costume jewellery, diamante and rhinestone pieces, beads, silver and designer jewellery such as Gucci, YSL, Givenchy and Christian Dior. I offer items of jewellery fromthe Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco era, and from the 1950's to the present day. My range includes necklaces, earrings, jewellery sets, rings, brooches, cufflinks, bracelets, accessories and much more.
Baroque Bespoke Jewellery was established in 2006 by a collective of Brighton jewellery designers and goldsmiths : Kyle McIntosh, Jason French and Pippa Knowles, our beautiful shop and on-siteworkshop is based in Brighton's Lanes on the South Coast.
We are exclusive stockists of Paterson Riley's "The Great Frog" silver jewellery range from Carnaby Street, London. Specialists in Handcrafted Silver jewellery - our jewellery is 100% hand finished.The personal touch and exceptional quality are made to impress. Various pieces are featured in the Harry Potter films such as the Eye Ring, worn by Emma Thompson as Professor Sybil Trelawney also the Shield and Amethyst Ring worn by Michael Gambon as Professor Dumbledore.
Our website is a great way to shop for those of you who can't visit our Lewes Boutique. We've put together a selection of our favourites to create our own Online Boutique full of gorgeous gifts andbeautiful things for you and your home. We hope you love our products as much as we do and that Twinkle Twinkle becomes one of your favourite ways to shop!
Taboo Silver has been established in Eastbourne for well over 20 years. Well renowned locally, the shop premises has changed throughout the years, although the original concept and owners ethosremains the same; to source, produce, and deliver the highest quality silver jewellery.
Our silver and gold jewellery is handmade in our Brighton workshop with love and care. Our jewellery is exceptional quality and orders are beautifully packaged and delivered within a few short days.Designer Sarah Fenton developed the collection as signature everyday favourites - designed to inspire you and express your individuality.
Gold Arts is a family run bespoke manufacturing retail jewellers, based in Brighton, Eastbourne, Chichester and Worthing. The original Gold Arts jewellers opened in the Brighton Lanes jewellery sectorover thirty-five years ago, closely followed by the Eastbourne, and Chichester branches. We have an enviable reputation for providing the most dazzling diamonds and contemporary designer jewellery, and take pride in professional customer service.
With over thirty years experience in designing and hand making precious jewellery, Peter has extensive knowledge of all aspects of the jewellery trade. Using skills developed over three decades, Petercreates unique pieces of jewellery, individually designed with both modern and traditional influences. Peter Farrow Jewellery is now one of the finest jewellers in the south east of England. His showroom and workshop can be found in the picturesque market town of Rye, in East Sussex.
Punzi is a jewellery shop with a difference; as well as beautiful gemstone jewellery made by Margherita Hale it also sells many interesting rough and polished gemstones and fossils from all over theworld. In addition Margherita sells her oil paintings from here. Service is bespoke and many pieces are made to customers requirements either on the spot or in a few days. Customers can shop around Lewes for an outfit and pop in to Punzi for a necklace and earrings to complete the the look.
Established in Sussex for almost 200 years, our family run jewellers stock a wide range of high quality jewellery including bespoke creations designed by us, introducing the 'Clark Collection'. Pleasebrowse online or visit our shops in Lewes and Eastbourne to discover more about us, our engagement and wedding ring design, valuation service, jewellery and watch repairs.
CrystalKarat was set up in 2012 as an eShop to offer individuals and dealers from across the UK a quick, easy and secure option of buying gold in an instant with just a few clicks. We are anindependent business that has been trading in gold bullion and jewellery for many years and our aim is to offer you the products and the service you want at excellent competitive prices.
All our staff have immense pride in our personal, yet professional service, which is why so many customers return to us year after year. If you need a valuation for insurance on any jewellery itemthen please visit our shop where one of our members of staff will cast their expert eye over the piece of jewellery.
Inspired by Brufords offers you an extensive range of over 40 of the hottest fashion branded jewellery and watches available both online and in store. You'll find stunning contemporary designerjewellery such as Rachel Galley and Missoma, alongside some of the biggest high street jewellery brands such as Links of London and Pandora.
Based in The Star Brewey in the centre of historic Lewes, Justin creates unique handmade jewellery specialising in wedding & engagement rings and commitment rings predominantly to commission inplatinum, palladium and high carat golds, diamonds and precious gemstones, but also enjoys making contemporary designer jewellery in sterling silver. Justin also offers a bespoke re-modelling service including jewellery made from re-cycled gold.