Contemporary Jewellery is a type of practice understood as the modern offspring of a craft-based design. The arrival of the radical jewellery movement in the 60s underlines. The notion of individuality, craftsmanship, and its relationship to the production of mainstream jewellery. Contemporary jewellery is not just manufactured artefacts for wearing. Most jewellers would agree that contemporary jewellery is a fast-evolving profession of jewellery craft, design and art.
Contemporary jewellery designers
Nowadays, more and more people are buying contemporary jewellery. There is no better place to discover unusual handmade diamond rings, bracelets, charms, cufflinks and necklaces than in Hatton Garden. Earring and pendants set with precious and semi-precious stones are truly stunning. Whether you choose a diamond or ruby, your piece of jewellery will be made to the highest possible standard. The majority of the jewellers will manufacture your jewellery to your personal jewellery design. Many of the contemporary jewellery designers listed on this page will use CAD to create your design.
Making contemporary jewellery
There are 13 jewellers listed on the contemporary jewellery page. You can contact the jewellers directly by phone, send an email, or visit their websites and social media. You can also visit their “more info” page on this site. Making contemporary jewellery is similar to making bespoke jewellery, making it a unique piece of jewellery. Many of the jewellers will only discuss your ideas by making an appointment first. If you have a set design, which you are aiming for, the jewellers work to those specifications. They will advise as needed based on their many years of experience as goldsmith’s designing custom jewellery. If you have some broken contemporary jewellery you will find several jewellers on the jewellery repairs page who may be able to help you.
Contemporary jewellery design ideas
Most jewellers work with precious metals such as platinum, gold, palladium or silver. They will help source precious and semi-precious gemstones, including GIA certified diamonds, or work with stones you already have. The process generally takes 2-3 weeks, although this can be sooner if needed. They start with an initial chat over phone or email, agree on the design, select stones and finally, hand-make your jewellery. Then turn your contemporary engagement ring design ideas into a creation that you will cherish for a lifetime.