Finishing Touches

Finishing Touches

Mark finishing off a bespoke sapphire ring

Work in Progress

Work in Progress

Planning the formation of a statement amethyst and 18ct yellow gold necklace made using free from hand cut stones created in my London studio.

Hand Cutting

Hand Cutting

Raw amethysts are transformed into faceted stones using specialist equipment in Mark’s London studio.

Perfect Precision

Perfect Precision

Each facet is carefully examined to ensure a flawless surface

In the Rough

In the Rough

Rough amethysts mined in Nigeria ready to be hand cut in our London studio 

Aquamarine in the Rough

Aquamarine in the Rough

Checking out a rough aquamarine mined in Nigeria, that will be hand cut in Mark's London studio at Cockpit Arts 

Amethysts

Amethysts

Free form and hand cut amethyst ready to be set in 18ct yellow gold setting 

Fine Gold

Fine Gold

Australian fine gold nugget found by my father while mining for sapphires in Queensland 

On the bench

On the bench

Rings in silver and gold with sapphires and zircons 

 

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Rings in the Studio

Rings in the Studio

Trio of silver, gold and hand cut zircons 

 

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Zircons

Zircons

Free form, hand cut zircons ready and waiting to be set 

 

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