Philip Kydd has been producing beautifully hand-crafted jewellery and silverware for over 40 years. In 2011 his son James Kydd joined the family business. He completed his Silversmithing Apprenticeship after winning multiple prestigious awards and now works alongside Philip, hand crafting their unique range of jewellery and silverware.
Within these rural workshops in the heart of North Somerset, they are keeping alive the traditional values of quality British craftsmanship. No piece is mass produced and every care is taken to use traditional skills and processes to ensure you get the best quality pieces available in the UK.
The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office is where hallmarking began. Our unparalleled reputation for excellence has been built since 1300 when we first began testing and hallmarking precious metals. We have built our hallmarking expertise over 700 years, and the combined experience of our teams is second to none. As part of the Goldsmiths' Company - one of the Great XII Livery Companies in London - our aim is to support, uphold and perpetuate the trade.