About Us – Fine jewellery

Fine Jewellers in Bath

Gold & Platinum Studio at 19 Northumberland Place is Bath’s foremost fine jewellery retailer and workshop. Owned by renowned goldsmith and designer Michael Parsons. The studio specializes in bespoke, one-off fine quality pieces with a made to order service.

Alongside the wide variety of fine jewellery made on-site we also exhibit jewellery from leading British Designers at the studio.

Other work carried out includes the re-modelling of old or unloved pieces of jewellery into something new and unique. We also offer efficient, competitive repairs and valuations. 

Michael studied fine jewellery design and production in West Yorkshire. He finished studies in Rochester, Kent, graduating with distinction and was awarded a licentiateship from The Society of Designer Craftsmen (founded by William Morris).  In 1984,  he established his own business designing and making contemporary fine jewellery which was exhibited in galleries throughout the United Kingdom.

A few years later Michael spent time travelling in Asia. He settled in Australia, gaining valuable experience working in Sydney. Here he specialized in making one-off opal and diamond pieces.

Micheal returned to the UK in 1990.  Now a highly skilled goldsmith, and began working for the well established Gold and Silver Studio in Queen Street. A fine jewellers in Bath.  After qualifying as a Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain in 1996, he was given the opportunity of buying the business. The previous owners having established the Gold and Silver Studio from its workshop roots for over twenty-six years.

In 2006 Michael relocated to the current larger premises at 19 Northumberland Place. He renamed the business, Gold and Platinum Studio. Michael continues his bespoke work with the addition of two experienced goldsmiths and four qualified members of staff.

three workshop images of fine jewellery production