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Deakin & Francis

Brothers James and Henry Deakin are the seventh generation of the family to manage Deakin & Francis. During school holidays James and Henry joined their father at work, watching and learning from the craftsmen and attending trade shows in London and Switzerland. Both fully qualified, James studied at the Gemological Institute of America and is a Graduate Jeweler Gemologist. Henry studied gemology at the International Gemological Institute in Vicenza and is a Graduate Gemologist.


Deakin & Francis employs jewellers and specialist craftspeople for different stages in jewellery design, creation and manufacture. Its archives go back to the 19th century and the business is proud of its Birmingham workshops and itsability to produce fine quality hand made jewellery in precious metal, incorporating vitreous enamel and fine gemstones.


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