When I first met Graham

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When I first met Graham he was the tutor of my Gemmology course at Holt’s Academy and I found him an enthusiastic friendly teacher, eager to share his knowledge of gemstones and the many facets of the jewellery trade from long experience in the diamond and jewellery business in the UK and abroad.

I subsequently discovered that one of Graham’s businesses was the creation of original jewellery from scratch, so I commissioned a pair of earrings with my own vague design in mind and with his close guidance, knowledge and suggestions for embellishments he helped me to distil my ideas and realise them. He even suggested that I could get 2 pairs for the price of one with some beautiful detachable pearl drops.


The whole process over several sessions was easy: we met in a pleasant office, Graham was always punctual and efficient – he’s great at time management – and he sourced the best colour-matched stones and pearls for my budget.

We had a tight deadline for my son’s wedding and Graham delivered the earrings exactly on time. He has an excellent aftercare service if anything needs subsequent fine adjustment and is concerned that the client is totally happy.

I now have a pair of exquisite earrings with pleasant memories attached for less than half the price in a retail outlet. Previous jewellers always proved a bad experience through their lack of an eye for the aesthetic and unquestioning attitude.” ZJXF