Our Artisans

Aurum Bespoke pieces just for you


The creation of fine jewellery persists today as one of mankind’s finest skills. Aurum of Jersey the creators of exquisite jewellery combine the artistry, craftsmanship and skills of owner and goldsmith Richard Blampied, his daughter and goldsmith Julie Blampied-Smyth, his wife and in-house designer Alexa and their talented team.

Experienced and highly skilled the goldsmiths and designer  join forces team to create original, bespoke jewellery capturing the beauty, warmth and fire in platinum, 18-carat white and yellow gold and sterling silver, and using only the finest cut polished gemstones.

With years of experience in handling and choosing fine diamonds and gemstones Richard and Julie regularly undertake visits to Europe and personally select from suppliers noted for their standards and excellence.

The Aurum goldsmiths also bring their exclusive skills to remodelling and redesigning existing pieces of jewellery and will supply fine and rare stones to replace losses.

Handmade jewellery commissions are one of Aurum's greatest successes. Alexa can design an original item of jewellery, working with both her own and the client's ideas, providing detailed hand drawn sketches incorporating gemstones of choice, and working to the customer's budget. 

Centuries-old traditional skills are still employed today to make exclusive jewellery with painstaking skill and endless patience.


Alexa Blampied

International Award Winning Designer


Alexa Blampied, award-winning jewellery designer is Aurum’s in house designer and has been working at Aurum for twenty years.

After meeting and discussing ideas with the customer Alexa will produce hand drawn sketches  or coloured paintings of the piece required. Gemstones will then be selected and the mount painstakingly created by hand in platinum, or white or yellow gold.