This section contains detailed descriptions of PRECIOUS METALS, GEMSTONES and other processes that you may be interested in. We will keep adding to this section, making it an informative section covering many interesting aspects of jewellery design and manufacture.
The world of jewellery making covers many areas and specialisms. Most specialists within the trade concentrate on one discipline be it precision diamond setting, model making or seal engraving. It takes many years of practice and experience to become a master of your craft.
The Art and Craft of jewellery making goes back centuries and still utilises many of the traditional hand tools used then to pierce, shape and cast metal.
There are fewer goldsmiths within the industry today most, like ourselves, are tucked away in small workshops either making jewellery to supply other retail outlets or they may have their own retail space.
Today the introduction of computer aided design has pushed the boundaries of jewellery design and manufacture. It is important to ensure the industry thrives all be it on a smaller scale but the skills and experience among the trade are never lost.