Meet The Makers

We are an experienced team of jewellers with a wide range of technical skills, years of experience and plenty of talent at the bench.

Ortwin Thyssen

Goldsmith 1991 Muenster, Graduated in Dusseldorf 1996

Ortwin is our Head Jeweller and opened the shop in 2006. Ortwin’s passion for metalwork began at an early age and he is proud to continue the artisan tradition of the ancient jewellery makers. This is the heart of his ‘Design vom Handwerk’ ethos. An ideal and practise that he fosters with all of the team. 

Hetty Dolden

BA Hons Silversmith, Goldsmith and Jewellery at the University of Creative Arts 2018

Hetty is passionately  continuing to master her craft at the bench and has a range of customer service experience. She enjoys meetings our customers and allowing their  visions to come to life.

Sara Zickuhr

Jewellery Apprenticeship, Freiburg 2012. Meister Jeweller, Münster 2015. Gemstone Stetting, Germany 2016.

Sara enjoys the variation that working in a jewellery maker’s provides her. Whether it is designing and making creative new pieces or learning and refining new skills, she is always looking for new challenges.

Dorothee Schenk

BA Hons Product Design, BGBA 2017 Goldsmith’s Apprenticeship, Hanau 2017

Dorothee  has temporarily joined our team to gain a deeper knowledge of Goldsmithing whilst adding her personal touch and style to our jewellery-making process.

Nathalie Evele

Ba Hons Journalism at the University of Kent 2012-2015.

Nathalie is our creative co-ordinator. She helps make sure our designs come to life in our display window and oversees our social media marketing presence.