About Us

About St Albans School of Jewellery

Established in 2009, St Albans School of Jewellery is based in a professional studio owned by designer jewellers Martin Hopton and Tracy Furlong. With more than 35 years of combined experience in designing and making jewellery, we offer classes and courses for anyone keen to learn from their studio in St Albans, Hertfordshire. Specialising in traditional and modern techniques, we provide a creative a supportive atmosphere for students of all levels. Get in touch today to find out more.


About Martin and Tracy

Martin is a graduate of, and Associate Lecturer at Central St Martins, University of the Arts, London, and a Master Goldsmith. With a vast knowledge and experience in the creation and design of jewellery, accessories, and bespoke watches, he specialises in bold sophisticated pieces for the discerning wearer.

Tracy is a graduate of Central St Martins, University of the Arts, London and is a designer jeweller and maker, who specialises in delicate work. She has a keen eye for texture, form, and colour. To view some of Martin and Tracy’s work, visit the links below:


About Our Studio

Located at Beaumont Hall Farm, in St Albans, Hertfordshire, our ideal studio is where Martin and Tracy work and teach. They design and make bespoke commissions for clients and also welcome students with varying levels of skill and experience. Those who are new to jewellery making are taught the fundamentals at the bench. The more experienced students are actively encouraged to develop their own design and making skills through several challenging projects.

If you’ve ever had the urge to get involved in jewellery making, please don’t hesitate to contact us. At St Albans School of Jewellery, you will be taught new skills and techniques that will enable you to produce beautiful and unique handmade pieces.

Interested in Jewellery Making?

Experienced in all aspects of jewellery making, our team provide in-depth classes and courses.

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