Our friendly, approachable staff are experts in their field of knowledge, not only gained through many years of experience, but also from studying at the likes of Holts Academy and GemA. They will guide you in the best possible course of action to achieve the outcome you desire.
Louise Claydon FGA DGA – Director/Operations
Louise has been the backbone of Clarkes for many years. Always a hard worker, Louise has gained the FGA and DGA qualifications from the Gemological Association of Great Britain, also receiving the Greenough Trophy for her achievements in The National Association of Goldsmiths Jet1 and Jet2 Diplomas.
Collectively these are the most respected qualifications in the industry and show her dedication to jewellery.
In her leisure time Louise loves to go shopping for the perfect shoes and handbag, stopping off for a cheeky glass of Champagne along the way!
Andrew Grayson – Jeweller and Workshop Manager
Having started at Clarkes as an apprentice, Andrew quickly found a passion for working in silver and gold. Along with the precious knowledge learnt on the job, Andrew has also gained qualifications at the prestigious Holts Academy of Jewellery.
In addition to jewellery, Andrew also likes strong cheese, juicy meat and fine craft beer!
Mark Claydon – Director/Marketing Manager
With a background in retail and marketing, Mark takes care of the public image of the shop. Seldom seen behind the counter, Mark is usually found at the computer working on our plan for world domination!
Mark is also a funk and soul music nut and in his other life is a very successful musician. He also enjoys juicy meat and fine craft beer!