The English Shipmate

The English Shipmate

Welcome aboard! I’m silversmith and sailor Victoria Harwood. The English Shipmate is inspired by mucking about in boats between Blighty and Brittany.

Life is about the crew you sail with; our voyages of the heart. These very personal designs are unabashedly romantic; encapsulating the siren call of the sea… It's a privilege to create bespoke items for others, to be thumbed in the pocked - part of a special memory. I never tire of stamping “I love you.”

WHAT WILL YOURS SAY?

If there's a design or a variation you'd like, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Each item takes hours of bench time to create in my Corsham studio; the only machinery is a bench polisher for that final, high shine. Every piece is struck with my maker's mark and fully assayed by The Birmingham Assay Office where legally appropriate. I source my materials carefully and responsibly.

Silversmithing has emerged as a passion after a varied career as a national magazine journalist, information architect, creative for ad agencies and marketing something or other!

Thank you for coming aboard.

All text, product design and images © 2013 Victoria Harwood. All rights reserved. All intellectual property rights are and will remain the property of Victoria Harwood trading as The English Shipmate.

Hello. We've set your region to United States of America and your currency to $USD. If these aren't correct you're able to change them at any time. Otherwise, you're ready to start exploring.