Heming History

Heming HistoryHeming's distinguished history dates to 1745, with the entry of Thomas Heming's first mark at Goldsmith's Hall, registered to a Piccadilly address. He was made a freeman of the Goldsmith's Company in 1746, and went on to become the pre-eminent British jeweller of his generation.

Shaped by a valuable apprenticeship to the Huguenot goldsmith Peter Archambo, beginning in 1738, Heming's talent rose to prominence in 1760 with his appointment as Principal Goldsmith to the King (George lll) a position he held until 1782 the year before he retired.

Heming Royal WarrantSucceeded initially by son George Heming and thereafter by subsequent family generations, the business has since prospered from a number of Mayfair addresses, including Bond Street and Conduit Street, and has enjoyed regular royal patronage.

Today Heming occupies newly refurbished premises at 10 Piccadilly Arcade, still very much at the heart of London's West End and only a short stroll from the original Thomas Heming shop, and 109 Hatton Garden, in the very centre of London's diamond district. Consistent with our history in this location, we employ only the finest craftsmen and materials in creating and finishing our range of beautiful jewellery. We pride ourselves in providing jewellery for all occasions, from the most extravagant event to the everyday.

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