Sophie Breitmeyer

Sophie Breitmeyer, Notting Hill's modern-day family jeweller, specialises in creating timeless pieces meant to be cherished for generations. Blending antique silhouettes with contemporary wearability, her designs transcend trends, embodying trust, strong relationships, and impeccable quality—the Sophie Breitmeyer mantra.

Influenced by her upbringing and a life immersed in creativity, Sophie finds inspiration in the arts, history, fashion, and architecture, particularly drawn to the Art Deco movement and antique jewellery. After studying Jewellery Design at Central Saint Martins and gaining experience in fine jewellery craftsmanship, Sophie founded her eponymous brand. With a dedication to traditional British hand craftsmanship, she collaborates closely with master goldsmiths and trusted dealers to create pieces imbued with meaning and value, fostering a sense of family with every client and every creation.

Sophie designed Lucy’s stunning wedding ring, so naturally she was our first port of call when it came to seeking advice. Here’s what she said! 

How would you best describe the company’s style, and why you love doing what you do?

At Sophie Breitmeyer we craft our jewellery with two things in mind - timeless design that goes beyond the trends and wearability. We are heavily inspired by antique jewellery. We love what we do because of our clients, and the incredible journey we often go on with them through life's big moments.

What sets you apart from other jewellers?

We are the modern-day family jeweller. We pride ourselves on creating family heirlooms that can be passed on over the years. Therefore, what sets us apart is the trust our clients bestow in us and our expertise to create jewellery that transcends generations. Our jewellery is also made in England from start to finish.

What are your top tips for choosing the perfect engagement and wedding rings?

I have always tried to design outside of trends, therefore ensuring that our rings stand the test of time. In terms of the engagement ring we have always focused on the character of individual stones as opposed to choosing the “best quality” ones. This way our clients often maximise what's possible within their budget. Follow your gut instinct. It's so often correct. 

In terms of wedding and engagement ring combos - the two do not have to match. In fact we often think that a stack containing variety means the individual rings shine. 

Share one design/project that you’re working on at the moment that makes you really excited for 2024.

We have recently launched a range of One-Of-A-Kind engagement rings using antique diamonds and recycled gold. Antique diamonds are a great option in terms of sustainability as we are reusing what's already in circulation so the carbon footprint of the stones is greatly reduced.