Silver Blue Chalcedony Ring
Sea Gems, established in 1962, is a family run business that is definitely not stuck in the past.
Marcus Price, owner and creative director, was born and grew up in West Cornwall, with an affinity for the Ocean and coastline having been a keen surfer since childhood
His Father, Tony Price, was one of the first commercial divers in Cornwall and began the business with his wife June over 45 years ago and both are still very much a part of the day to day running of the company.
This successful family company is now in its third generation with Marcus’ eldest daughter Sofia joining, involving herself with the design, sales and digital marketing side. An established business with a young modern approach.
The business has come a long way since the early years, evolving to meet the needs of a variety of retail outlets and markets worldwide. We have robust systems in place using the latest technology and software to ensure it all runs efficiently and can meet today’s retail challenges. Operating out of its 10,000 sq. ft purpose-built offices and warehouse facility, near Penzance, a stone’s throw from the beach and views of St Michaels Mount.
Wearnes Jewellers established in 1890, by William Wearne, is headed by fourth generation family member Sarah Corbridge and her husband Adam. Click here to learn about Wearnes History.
Sarah is the inventor of the famous Cornish Tin & Gold alloy, and has received commissions from the very highest of places! A ceremonial cup, lined with her 18ct Cornish Tin & Gold is held at the Goldsmiths Hall in London. Below you can see examples of some of her many commission pieces.
Sarah has brought a modern influence into an establishment with unmatchable experience and professionalism, bringing Wearnes to the forefront in retail jewellery. Her artistic flair has created a luxury shopping experience in store, adorning them with hand embroidered silks and crystal chandeliers.
Sarah’s jewellery is both classic and contemporary, tailoring it to tastes of her clients. Specially designed bespoke commissions and remodelling of family heirlooms have become Wearnes speciality – and tokens of love leave romantically from Cornwall for all over the world.
In the 1990s, Sarah designed the ‘Lily of the Valley’ range of jewellery with Helston’s famous Flora Day in mind, as well as the Cornish Diamond Tin Collection – made from salvaged shipwrecked Cornish Tin and diamonds, now available as part of the St. Justin tin range.
In 2002 HRH Prince Charles received an 18 carat gold Lily of the Valley brooch to commemorate HM Queen Elizabeth’s Golden Jubilee. HRH Prince Charles also received some Cornish Tin cufflinks.
A Cornish Tin tankard made by Wearnes in the early 1900’s was presented to King George VI by Camborne Chamber of Commerce, during his coronation tour in 1937.
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