Neil Rayment is an award-winning artisan goldsmith specialising in designing and creating bespoke fine jewellery. Neil’s passion is complemented by his respect for traditional British craftsmanship, design innovation and three decades of expertise.
Whether you visit the studio in person or online, you will receive an expert and friendly personalised service. Neil will guide you through the design process to bring your vision to life, working with you to create beautiful jewellery to treasure for a lifetime.
Each timeless piece is individually imagined and handcrafted using high quality and ethically sourced precious metals and exquisite gems in Neil’s studio in the historic heart of Cardiff Bay. Lovingly refurbished by Neil himself, the studio houses traditional workbenches on view to the public, an elegant private client area, and a handmade contemporary shop counter.
Neil offers a unique personal journey to create your ultimate masterpiece. After exploring your ideas and requirements with hand-drawn sketches, Neil will finalise a budget and discuss materials and any gemstone options. Your vision will then be constructed using a CAD system and 3D printed as a wax model for your approval. Once Neil has worked his magic, your final piece of dream jewellery will be presented to you in luxurious packaging.
Neil studied Fine Art at Canterbury University before undergoing traditional and intensive studies at the prestigious Medway College of Art and Design. He completed an apprenticeship under a renowned silversmith in Hatton Garden in London.
At 23, Neil started his own business in London and just three later years won the first ever UK Jewellery Awards ‘Young Designer of the Year’ with his premier collection ‘Genesis’. He has continued to receive multiple industry accolades throughout his career, including a Kayman award and several Goldsmith’s Craftsmanship and Design awards.
Combining a creative imagination with expert craftsmanship, Neil produces contemporary jewellery that is truly unique, transforming your ideas into a one-of-a-kind piece of art. Neil is a traditionalist at heart and takes influence from great design periods such as the 1920s and 1930s.