Based In Ottawa, Ontario, Kevin has been designing and making fine jewellery for over twenty years. Originally trained in the U.K., he is a double winner of the De Beers Diamonds Today competition and every piece of jewellery that comes from his studio is designed and hand made by Kevin himself.
My designs evolve from a study of natural form combined with the application of goldsmithing techniques to the highest of standards.
Ideas are developed through a progression of designs to produce a collection based on a particular theme, using a variety of materials and different styles to explore a specific concept. I enjoy selecting and working with diamonds and a wide variety of coloured stones as an integral part of my work.
Custom design projects are a speciality; my aim is to make a beautiful, original piece that can be enjoyed, admired and worn comfortably. I consider the process incomplete until the commissioned piece is being enjoyed by a satisfied client.
Born in England, formal training concluded with a 1st. class honours degree and an apprenticeship with the Worshipful Company of Goldsmith’s . Early career was spent in established studios in London, England; international experience followed in Bermuda and Houston, Texas before settling in Ottawa, Ontario in 1987; Co-owner of Hutchings and Cremin Fine Jewellery in the Byward Market, Ottawa , from 1994 until 2010.
Kevin now works from his studio and consults with clients by appointment, so offering a very personal service for design discussion for a commissioned piece. This arrangement permits full attention to individual design and budget considerations. When clients are completely happy with design details the piece is made to the high standard of craftsmanship Kevin is known for. Kevin’s jewellery is also available at selected galleries in Canada and U.S.A.