Education is of the utmost importance to our Decadent Diamonds family ensuring you have the correct knowledge to allow you to make an informed decision when purchasing your lifetime gift. That is why you can be relaxed in the knowledge that we only employ qualified diamond specialists’ whereby we are able to answer all of your questions and offer you an exceptional diamond education, please challenge us, we enjoy it!
“A lifetime of happiness begins with a gesture of love.”
– E. Mitchell
Emma Hannay Mitchell
O.A. Dip, BA Hons.
Requiring retail experience before any design houses’ would look at her CV, Emma secured a position at SWAG Jewellers, Watford. The stringent training at ‘SWAG University‘ which is second to none, gave Emma the grounding for her product knowledge which she is thankful for to this day. It was SWAG Jeweller who sponsored Emma through her Diamond Diploma in association with GEM-A when she proudly graduated as a Diamond Specialist, her eyes were now wide open to the world of Diamonds!
Emma spread her wings to work for hands-on with larger and characteristically rare diamonds whilst working in Hatton Garden for a further 5 years at ‘Bedazzl – Diamonds by Design’. This was an unprecedented learning curve for Emma, she expanded her trade contacts giving her the confidence and the support network required to start her own unique company,
Decadent Diamonds – Your Private Jeweller.
Matthew Bradshaw GIA, BAJ.
Whilst working hard towards his GIA qualification, Matthew gained experience in retail-based in Hatton Garden, wholesale as well as gem sorting whilst working for the famous Lawrence Blunt. Decadent Diamonds has expanded Matthews experience in working with bespoke luxury items. Having a passion for jewellery Matthew furthered his skills by successfully graduating in ‘Jewellery Manufacturing’ at ‘The British Association of Jewellers’ (BAJ) allowing him to translate his ideas more fluently to our clients’.
Matthew has a home-based workshop in Surrey, where he happily spends his spare time implementing his skills to produce new ideas and designs.