Barbara Tipple - the designer

“When I was 18 years old, I went to see a contemporary jewellery exhibitionat the V&A museum. It was a light- bulb moment for me. I knew instantly that was exactly what I was destined for. 40 years later, I still adore what I do.”

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.

International Award Winning Designs

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.

British Heritage

Every single piece of Barbara Tipple jewellery is entirely handmade in Britain. Almost every piece in Barbara Tipple’s jewellery collections is available for bespoke requests incorporating expertly sourced precious gemstones.
Our Master Goldsmith

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.

Limited collections
Knowledge, Passion and Talent

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.