Gold Edged Thimble Ring

Romilly Saumarez Smith
Gold Edged Thimble Ring from the Newfoundland collection by Romilly Saumarez Smith. This piece is made from an antique tailor's thimble, originally sourced from a metal detectorist. Romilly has developed this into a ring, adding a gold edge to augment and strengthen the piece.
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Gold Edged Thimble Ring
The Maker Romilly Saumarez Smith Jewellery Maker - South East England

Romilly Saumarez Smith is a jewellery designer creating pieces using antique finds and lost artefacts, transforming them into new treasures. Medieval buttons, vermillion hued corals, remnants buried and forgotten all become part of the world again as rings, necklaces, jewellery boxes and bespoke objects. Romilly trained at Camberwell School of Art in the 1970s; originally working as a bookbinder before switching to jewellery in 1998. In 2017 she was shortlisted for the Women’s Hour Craft Prize.

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