We’d love to Share the Sparkle with you!

We pride ourselves on the quality of our stones and our staff… guaranteeing you a sparkly service every time! Our friendly design team are here to help you every step of the way.


Meet OUR lovely team

Petra

Petra,

Founder

Petra completed her Goldsmith Apprenticeship, top of her class, in Germany in the 1960s. She moved to England and set up her jewellery business in the late 70s. She soon established a great reputation for sensible advice and excellent craftsmanship along with compassion and honesty. In a time where many jewellers were making jewellery as cheaply as possible she stayed true to her own quality standards making designs engineered to love and last a lifetime. She is now partly retired but still enjoys coming on to the shop floor to meet customers; this is multi generation business and so are our customers now!

Mitch

Mitch

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Owner

Mitch is a chartered engineer within a family of artists so loves the challenge of jewellery design from a structural and visual perspective. She took over the leadership of Petra Jewellery after a career in the Army and in construction project management. She’s inherited her mum’s high standards and love of design and loves nothing more than sitting down with customers and sketching their ideas out until there’s a perfect solution. A mum to Heidi she’s also passionate about encouraging people to understand more about design and manufacture hence introducing popular workshop Design & Make Experiences for both adults and children.

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Behzad, Goldsmith

Behzad is a very, very talented goldsmith who has the perfect personality for taking care of the smallest details as well as the largest commissions. He is extremely contentious so will advise on all of your options when considering how best to repair or restore a piece and his creative mind often comes up with genius design solutions. We are very lucky that Behzad can also set stones, use a laser welder and do simple engravings so we can often offer an in-house one-stop solution.

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Natalie, Shop Manager

Natalie is our manager, she keeps us all on track as well as project managing all the work you give us, making sure all our deadlines are met and meet our extremely high standards too. She absolutely loves sitting down with customers and developing design ideas with them, she’s got a very creative and inquisitive mind so you and your jewellery is in good hands. Nat will go out of her way to look after you and offer a personalised service, if there’s anything we can do to help or make your experience even better please just ask her.

Jay

Jay, Senior Designer

Jay is our most experienced designer and is especially passionate about more vintage, detailed designs. He has an absolute wealth of knowledge about gem stones too and is our leading consultant for our special gemstone events. He’s been an expert advisor on the Antique’s Roadshow and never ceases to amazing and entertain us with his factoids. His jewellery design drawings are outstanding and he has a knack of picking up a pencil and sketching what you want, often first time.

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Beth, Customer Advisor

Beth epitomises the Petra sparkle in her customer care and charm. She’s very experienced in customer service and is rapidly developing her jewellery design knowledge. She has a natural ability to understand what is important to you and is very good at explaining how the design and manufacture process works. If you have any questions about gift purchasing or design ideas Beth will ask all the right questions to ensure you end up with the perfect piece.

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Rosie,

Customer Advisor

You’ll find Rosie on the shop floor most Saturdays calmly backing us all up in our design roles and helping you with your repairs, purchases and collections too. She’s also studying website design so she’s a great help behind the scenes too helping with our e-store, blog advice pages, sharing real life stories on social media too.