The ordinary alchemist

The ordinary alchemist turning old into new – with a little help

With a lot of jewellery designed on computers and mass-produced using wax models, much of the old fashioned romance of the trade has been lost.

But Ian Brookes and David Everett, Directors of EverettBrookes Jewellers, share a passion for handcrafting one of a kind pieces.

“Jewellery has been made for thousands of years, thousands of years, and we’re essentially using the same tools – hammers, files, saws,” Ian Brookes says.

“I know when I’m siting here filing away this metal, 2,000 years ago in Egypt somebody was doing a very similar thing.”

Click here to read the full story following one client’s journey about hand making your own rings.

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