London Based Jeweller
Unmatched Precision & Artistic Achievement
The majority of David’s work is bespoke, a stunning range is available to view and directly purchase if appropriate. His jewellery is available exclusively from his London store, and online through this website.
The shop & workshop relocated to the iconic OXO Tower on the South Bank in 2008. Having previously been a stalwart of Gabriel’s Wharf for 25 years, a stallholder on Camden Market before that.
Skills and Experience
A reputation for integrity and quality is not easily accomplished, but is something that David Ashton is proud to have achieved.
In his younger years, David trained as a scientific & medical instrument maker in Cambridge, later an aircraft engineer. Notably fabricating the nose cone for concord at Marshalls in Cambridge. This provided a unique perspective on precision manufacturing which he then applied to jewellery making.
David will create for you a flawless bespoke jewel bursting with individuality, bold, durable & comfortable.
The majority of work is bespoke, as are many of his tools. These tools allow him to create unusual, modern, yet sophisticated jewellery with traditional, precision craftsmanship. These unique and specialised skills mean David is widely acknowledged to be one of the UKs most skilled and talented craftsman, an experienced jeweller working with honesty, and in an ethical way. His uncompromising attention to detail and unique method of rub-over setting, alongside many years experience guarantees his workmanship is simply unsurpassed.
Every piece is carefully designed and precision made, by hand with the best materials to the very highest of standards.
Accolades and Awards
David studied with the Gemmological Association and has acheived its most prestigious accolades:
- Fellow of the Gemmological Association (FGA)
- Diamond Member of the Gemmological Association (DGA).
Having been selected to exhibit at the Goldsmiths Company Fair David has won all of their prestigious awards.
Commisioning a piece
David has made many custom-designed pieces of jewellery for clients over the years. He can help you design and choose the materials which suit your specific requirements.