WHO WE ARE
Diana Porter Jewellery have been designing and making contemporary jewellery for over 25 years. They specialise in unique hand etched pieces as well bespoke wedding and engagement rings. All of their jewellery is handmade in their workshop in Bristol. Their pieces are all made in Fairtrade or recycled materials. They have a retail gallery where they sell the work of over 80 designers and host three exhibitions a year including a New Designers Exhibition.
WHY WE SUPPORT NEW DESIGNERS
Diana Porter passed away in 2021 after over 25 years in the industry. She was a huge supporter of New Designers, hosting an exhibition for them each year. We want to honour Diana through this award.
Diana Porter have supported New Designers for 1 year.
Image: The late Diana Porter in her studio.
Lindy Neave, Goldsmith
Exhibited at New Designers 2013
Lindy is one of our senior Goldsmith, joining us in 2021. Lindy started making beaded jewellery as a childhood hobby, the passion later shaped her career, and she went on to study Silversmithing, Goldsmithing and Jewellery at the University for the Creative Arts in Rochester.
Her background in luxury jewellery gave her the extensive experience that has been invaluable since her move to Diana Porter. She enjoys creating sentimental pieces and helping clients celebrate and mark an important moment in their life.
Rosalyn Crosthwaite, Goldsmith
Exhibited at New Designers 2014
Ros has been with us since 2015 and is our head Goldsmith. She designs, creates and finishes our jewellery commissions as well transforming old pieces of jewellery into something new through our remodelling service. After graduating from Norwich University, Ros went on complete the Contemporary Jewellery Course at Bristol’s School of Art.
Ros is a highly talented jeweller who when not making things happen at the jewellery bench, is working with customers to turn ideas into reality, designing and creating beautifully unique bespoke piece. Ros has her own collection which explores the boundaries between jewellery and textiles, her jewellery is available at our Bristol store.