David Ashton has been making award winning luxury jewellery for many years, starting as a hobby as a teenager.

His engagement rings are designed for life, they are stunningly beautiful, durable, comfortable, designed to be worn, all day every day….. sitting perfectly next to an wedding &eternity ring

His training as a scientific & medical instrument maker in Cambridge, then as an aircraft engineer, has provided him with a unique perspective on precision jewellery manufacture.

The perfect blend of the finest materials together with uncompromising attention to detail, everything is engineered to 0.01mm tolerance. Renowned for his expertise,  David has pioneered new techniques, in particular combining various colours of 18ct gold. handmade jewellery London bespoke engagement stacking rings

Being selected to exhibit at the Goldsmiths Company fair David has won all their prestigious awards.
David has studied with the Gemmological Association for its most prestigious accolades: Fellow of the Gemmological Association (FGA) & Diamond Member of the Gemmological Association (DGA). He will gladly share his knowledge & experience when discussing a commission. Ensuring what he makes is not only stunning to look at but also perfect for the wearers lifestyle.

Proud to be designed and made in England.

Modern engagement rings London

Modern engagement rings London

The shop and workshop were 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.
Making many of his own tools, creating modern and sophisticated jewellery via traditional, precision craftsmanship. David Ashton is widely acknowledged as one of the most skilled and talented craftsman working in the UK. Known to be working in an honest, ethical way.

Often copied but never bettered (we may be slightly biased here!), the “On High” stack of rings advertising campaign has become as much a signature of David’s work as his diagonal striped bands. David’s lifelong passion for metal, encompassing vintage cars and motorbikes as well as the precious metals he now  works with.  His unique background in precision engineering and the arts, has placed him at the unmatched pinnacle of precision artistic achievement. handmade jewellery London bespoke engagement stacking rings