William Llewellyn Griffiths
William Llewellyn Griffiths, Metal Couture — Ruby Heart and Dagger Ring
The son of an artist and an inventor, William Llewellyn Griffiths, the mastermind behind Metal Couture, is a self-taught manipulator of precious metals.
Born in England and raised in a creative household in New Zealand, William developed a great appreciation for the arts, history, and engineering from an early age.
Griffiths’ colourful career began in his late teens in the heart of London’s jewellery district – Hatton Garden. Establishing himself both in Europe and Australasia, he has honed his skills across the globe, working in Auckland, London, and Melbourne.
Griffiths’ prolific output reveals a rich tapestry of historical and cultural influences, inspired by his own life experience. From gothic architecture, tattoo art, and baroque ornament to the biomechanical, his bespoke creations range from delicate whispers of diamonds, daggers, and swallows to massive, opulent cathedral rings, both distinctive and breathtaking to behold.
Dedicated to creating unique pieces with soul, Griffiths seeks out rare and unusual stones and materials for his work. The resulting pieces have a unique effervescence and otherworldly intensity to them – not unlike the maker himself.
Materials: 18ct white gold, rubies, rose cut diamond
Ring Size: I 1/2