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History

Eric Smith has been a designer and artist his entire life.

From studying in Glasgow School of Art in Jewellery and Silversmithing, to designing breath-taking pieces for over 100 retail outlets in the UK, including Asprey, Garrard, Mappin and Webb, Collingwood, and many top level County jewellers.

Winning countless awards for his designs, including:

  • 2 UK Designer of the Year wins from the UK Jewellery Awards
  • Best Design in Diamonds – Uk Jewellery Awards.
  • De Beers Diamonds International Award
  • Placed in the top ten Diamond Jewellery designers in the De Beers Diamond Collection for ten consecutive years.

With years of industry experience, Eric built up the retail side of the business and brought top global brands on board, starting with Chopard, then Rolex, Ebel, Longines, Georg Jensen and lifestyle products such as Ralph Lauren, and Georg Jensen.

Today Eric is still our lead designer of diamond jewellery, heading up the workshop and our goldsmiths, as well as personally travelling the world to source the best materials. From working directly with diamond suppliers in London, to coloured precious stones in Bangkok, polishers in Antwerp and diamond suppliers across the globe.

Have come full circle to be selected by Forevermark which is the supply of polished diamonds from De Beers, five Canadian mines, and one in Botswana. Only one of four diamanteries to be selected in the UK.

It’s Eric’s vision, experience, expertise and boyhood passion in jewellery that makes your Eric n Smith buying experience so special.