Our Yorkshire jewellery workshop
…a sneeky peek behind the scenes at Form Bespoke Jewellers
Form Bespoke Jewellers provide our customers with a unique experience; handcrafting your perfect engagement ring, wedding ring, eternity ring and other fine jewellery. We are proud of our British craftsmenship and love for you to be involved in the creative process. So we thought, why not share some great pictures of what goes on behind the scenes here in our jewellery workshop, Yorkshire.
A big thank you to Jez Coram for his amazing photography too!
And if you'd like a bit more detail...
Some of the everyday tools used at the bench by our expert jewellers.
Examples of some of our beautiful and bespoke previous commissions.
Jewellers at the Bench
Action shot of our two expert jewellers, Gary and Tim, working at the bench.
Design Award Winner, Gary
Using CAD to digitally render images of the customer’s bespoke designs.
Used for ‘form’ing metal. The inspiration for our name, Form Bespoke Jewellers.
Used for shaping metal with the doming punch base.
Doming Punch Base
Used for shaping metal with the doming punches.
Used to create the pewter models for fitted wedding rings.
Used for “turning” pewter models, which are then sent to the casters.
Tim at the Lathe
Creating a pewter model on the lathe before it is sent to the casters.
One of the benches in our Chapel Allerton workshop, Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Files and Ring Size Stick
Used for working jewellery, and measuring ring sizes.
Small files used for working in and around settings and fine detailing.
…at the workbench using an emery stick to refine a bespoke engagement ring.
Fitted Wedding Ring Prototype
…handmade to fit perfectly alongside a solitaire engagement ring.
This one is used for creating an emerald setting.
Used for opening settings on bespoke fine jewellery.
Jewellers at the Bench
Handmaking bespoke engagement, wedding and eternity rings are our speciality.
Hand Tools & Engraving Tools
Used during the creative process to handcraft bespoke fine jewellery.
Used when setting diamonds for marking out borders and spacing.
Bright Cutting an Edge
Here Tim is setting a round brilliant cut diamond for an engagement ring.
Halo Engagement Ring
A bespoke halo engagement ring handmade by our expert jewellers.
Magnifying goggles used when doing close-up work on bespoke fine jewellery.
Plyers and Cutters
Used working with precious metal to create bespoke fine jewellery.
Tim at the Bench
One of our expert jewellers specialising in bespoke fitted wedding rings.
A collection of bespoke rings handmade by our expert jewellers.
Used for finishing and polishing the surface of precious metals when they return from the casters.
Drill for Finishing Tools
Used to get each piece of jewellery looking pristine and perfect.
Tim at the Polishing Machine
Moving from the coarsest polishing mop to the finest ensures a mirror finish.
Trilogy Engagement Ring
A beautiful and bespoke handmade trilogy engagement ring.
With a Customer
…presenting a customer with his handmade bespoke engagement ring
Only used on jewellery, this hammer is polished so no marks ever transfer onto the precious metal.
Wedding Ring Sizer
One part of this tool sizes a wedding ring up and the other sizes it down.
Rolling Ring Sizer
Used to roll a ring up to a bigger size.
Seven round brilliant cut diamonds are hand set into this bespoke eternity ring.
Gary, Jennie and Tim, at the ready.