Artisan Showcase - Smith Originals

Artisan Showcase - Smith Originals

Jeweller Stephen Smith has been creating unique pieces for over 20 years. Based in a studio in Cape Town, South Africa, his work is inspired by his love of the African continent's rich history, peoples and natural world.


His ranges reflect that passion and infuses the bespoke pieces that customers the world over have been cherishing and wearing with love for decades.


Shop the Smith Originals Collection



On the manufacturing process:

  • Hours are spent moulding, forming, heating and polishing each individual piece before finally hand setting the stones the client has requested.
  • Each piece is handmade in Cape Town.
  • Heirloom jewellery pieces last generations and add to the rich fabric of family life.
  • The magic begins at the design phase where ideas take the first steps into reality.
  • Wearable works of art are created using age old techniques.
  • Soldered, set and polished, timeless materials become treasures.
  • Traditional techniques using wax carving, soldering, welding, crafting, gem setting and polishing of the final product.
  • Small scale production to ensure a high quality product.
  • Precious and semi-precious stones are hand set to bring out their brilliance.



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