Barbara Tipple is the only female jeweller in Britain to ever have received 3 De Beers Diamonds International Awards. Among Barbara Tipple’s extraordinary commissions are jewels which hold and interpret intensely personal stories – happy, tragic, hidden and revealed.
Dr Barbara Tipple is one of the most accomplished jewellers in Britain today. Her company has a history of extraordinary bespoke commissions, numerous jewellery industry awards, an honorary PhD, the title of Freedom of The City of London and long-lasting relationships with some of the most discerning jewellery collectors across the world.
David has always had a passion for jewellery making. At the age of 16 he attended the school of jewellery and silversmithing for 3 years to attain his advanced city and guilds qualification. After extensive training, David went on to obtain 5 years’ experience working for a top London Jewellers making object d’art for an international market.
David is one of the few Craftsmen in the world that is able to execute Barbara’s complex designs and understand the nature of the unusual materials in which she uses to create these award-winning pieces. He has used his years of knowledge, passion and talent to train apprentices with the hope of keeping this unusual trade of jewellery making alive and the standard of British manufacturing high.