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Discovery & Inspiration Consultation – we’ll help you explore the options and discover styles, materials and ideas that you’ll love. We love to do this at our St Albans showroom and workshop where we can meet you face to face and show you examples of our designs and stones – and you may even have your own jewellery, pictures or sketches that you want to share with us. Don’t worry if you can’t make it to our showroom - we can always carry out the initial consultation over the phone or on a video call.

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Established in 1947 and situated in the heart of the city, Wharton Goldsmith is the premier St Albans jewellers renowned for designer bespoke jewellery of the finest quality.

With many years of design experience between Chris and Sam coupled with some of the best skilled goldsmith master craftsmen in the UK today, we can hand-make any bespoke pieces from necklaces to engagement rings or even remodel your existing pieces and create an everlasting heirloom.

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Jewellery For The Home - Living by Georg Jensen

The Wharton Story

Christopher Wharton began to design and make jewellery in his fathers watchmakers shop in St Albans at the age 23 after having completed his bench training with a leading London Goldsmith and Designer in the early-seventies.

He recalls: “As an apprentice many years ago, the thought of having my own workshop and following in my father’s footsteps, seemed an impossible dream.

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Do you know your diamond shapes?
Do you know your diamond shapes?
  How well do you know your diamond shapes? And, most importantly, which shape is your favourite? Take a look at the chart below and decide which shape and cut you love the most. Diamo...
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#WhartonEngagementStory: A hole in one
#WhartonEngagementStory: A hole in one
Hearing wonderful engagement stories is one of the best parts of our work. Take a look at this lovely engagement story from a very happy couple. Share your engagement story with us and receive 10% ...
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Have you heard about our Proposal Service?
Have you heard about our Proposal Service?
For over 30 years we have been helping Ladies and Gents find their perfect engagement ring. We would talk them through their options and help them choose the right ring for their loved one. Some co...
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What type of Bride are you? Vintage Glamour Bride.
What type of Bride are you? Vintage Glamour Bride.
There are two type of Vintage loving bride. The soft, gentle, relaxed country vintage bride and the decadent, glamorous and sultry vintage bride. In this post, we explore the beauty and styling of ...
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  • 3 is the magic number!  This beautiful 3 stone ring designed and handmade by Christopher Wharton is the perfect engagement if you want to symbolise your relationships past, present and future. Where the stones originate from is incredibly important to us and here at Wharton Goldsmiths, we only source ethical diamonds and gemstones via the Kimberly Process to guarantee we offer only conflict free stones to our clients. We have been using the most reputable suppliers for many years and by working closely with them we can ensure our diamonds are sourced under strict environmental standards and that the United Nations’ human rights regulations are followed rigorously. GIA certification is another pledge that our diamonds are ethically sourced, in accordance with all European and international laws and regulations. We are committed to continuously working to the highest ethical and industry standards. #ethicallysourced #conflictfreediamonds #diamondrings #engagementrings #handmade #bespokeengagementring
  • Get the look - Megan Markle. Add a selection gold bangles adored with precious coloured stones and butterfly earrings to your jewellery collection for a royal look. All pieces pictured are available in our At Albans Boutique and online at WhartonGoldSmith.com  #getthelook #meganmarkle #meganmarklestyle #bangles #bracelets #stackingbracelets #goldbracelets #goldbangles #styleinspo #butterflyearrings #designerjewellery #elegantjewellery
  • Did you know the stunning Marquise cut diamond, dates back to 18th century France. King Louis XV ordered royal jewellers to cut diamonds to resemble the lips of his lover, Marquise de Pompadour.  Propose with this beautiful 18ct White Gold Two Stone Marquise Ring designed by Christopher Wharton. 
All Christopher Wharton designs are hand made by our highly skilled Master Goldsmiths. This design is available in various carat weights and metals and can be made to any size. Please contact our showroom for further information. #marquisediamond #diamond #diamondengagementring #marquisecutdiamond #handmadejewellery #jewelleryoftheday #diamondoftheday #bespokejewellery
  • Flower Power: Exquisite floral 18ct White Gold Diamond Flower Necklace by Christopher Wharton. This design brings the beauty of nature and the elegance of diamonds together to create a beautiful piece of jewellery to cherish forever. 
All Christopher Wharton designs are hand made by our highly skilled Master Goldsmiths. This design is available in various carat weights and metals and can be made to any size. Please contact our showroom for further information. #statementjewellery #statementnecklace #jewellerymaker #jewelleryoftheday #instajewellery #luxuryaccessories #diamondnecklace #handmadejewelleryuk #shopstalbans #elegantjewellery #mastergoldsmith #modernheirloom
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