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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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Clogau, Marco Bicego, Georg Jensen & Breitling
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?
  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
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?
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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  • A beautiful jewellery revamp by our master goldsmiths! Thank you for sharing this @tsaiwharton.  Do you have a piece of jewellery that you love, but that no longer suits your style?  Don’t let it sit in the box;  let us help you breathe new life into it.You’d be amazed at what our team of skilled craftsmen can do. Change its purpose from one thing to another or simply update the style. Looking to pass it down? Why not remodel it with someone else in mind and pass on something that they will truly love, made with just them in mind.  An heirloom that’s everlasting. #jewelleryrevamp #jewelleryremodelling #mastergoldsmith #newjewellery #everlastingheirlooms #modernheirloom
  • Embrace the change in seasons and brighten up your wardrobe with beautiful accesories, like this stunning statement ring designed by #marcobicego available online and in Our St Albans boutique. #ringthechanges #seasonalupdate #luxuryaccessories #ring #goldring #designerjewellery
  • 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  #getthelook #meganmarkle #meganmarklestyle #bangles #bracelets #stackingbracelets #goldbracelets #goldbangles #styleinspo #butterflyearrings #designerjewellery #elegantjewellery
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