Ken Weston, Master Goldsmith

With a legacy spanning over five decades in the art of jewelry making, restoration, and complex jewelry repairs, Ken Weston stands as the cornerstone of Hamilton Hill Jewelry‘s expertise. As our chief Goldsmith, Ken brings an unparalleled wealth of knowledge and craftsmanship to every project he undertakes.

When you entrust your jewelry to Ken, you’re not just handing over precious metals and gemstones; you’re placing your trust in a seasoned artisan who expertly guides you through the repair, restoration, or repurposing process, ensuring that each piece is treated with the care and attention it deserves. Ken understands that jewelry is more than just adornment; it’s a reflection of your unique style and sentiment. His talent extends beyond restoration and repair. If you have a vision for a one-of-a-kind piece, Ken is here to listen, suggest, sketch, and more. Whether you’re dreaming of a custom engagement ring, a personalized necklace, or any other jewelry creation, Ken’s expertise will help you turn your ideas into a tangible work of art.

Discover the artistry of Ken Weston and experience the magic of jewelry making at its finest. Every piece he touches is a testament to his dedication and skill.

Kai Hill, Goldsmith/Maker

Hamilton Hill Jewelry is proud to introduce Kai Hill, a highly skilled goldsmith who brings tremendous talent and expertise to our team. With a passion for jewelry making and a dedication to the craft, Kai has become an invaluable part of our family.
With over a decade of experience in metalsmithing and jewelry design, Kai Hill’s journey in the world of jewelry is a testament to her commitment to excellence. Her extensive background in working with precious metals and gemstones allows her to bring your jewelry dreams to life. Kai approaches jewelry making and design with a unique blend of creativity and thoughtful curiosity. Her innovative spirit and attention to detail ensure that each piece she works on is not just a piece of jewelry, but a work of art. Whether it’s restoring a beloved heirloom, crafting a custom piece, or designing a new creation, Kai’s thoughtful approach shines through in every project.
Kai Hill is on-site at Hamilton Hill Jewelry three days a week, ready to transform your ideas into stunning jewelry.

Exceptional Repair and Restoration Service

At Hamilton Hill Jewelry, we take pride in offering an extensive range of repair and restoration services, all aimed at ensuring your treasured jewelry retains its timeless beauty and functionality.

Ring Sizing and Beyond

From resizing rings to fixing broken chains, re-tipping prongs, and restoring worn-out pieces, our skilled artisans are here to breathe new life into your jewelry. Our expertise goes beyond the basics, encompassing intricate repairs and restorations that require a delicate touch.

Swift Turnaround with Care

We understand that your jewelry holds sentimental value, which is why our standard turnaround time is usually just two weeks. Some jobs, however, can be completed even faster, and for those who require immediate assistance, we offer a convenient rush service. Your peace of mind is our priority, and we ensure that each piece receives the attention it deserves.

Your Inquiries Matter

Have a specific inquiry or need? We encourage you to reach out to us directly. Whether you prefer to call, text, or use the form below, our team is ready to address your concerns promptly. Your jewelry deserves personalized care, and we are committed to delivering exactly that.

Free Jewelry Inspection and Maintenance

For our valued clients in the Durham, NC area, we offer complimentary jewelry inspections, polishing, and cleaning services at any time. We strongly recommend taking advantage of this service at least twice a year to keep your jewelry looking its best. Making your jewelry wearable, durable, and beautiful is not just our commitment, it’s our passion.
At Hamilton Hill Jewelry, we understand the significance of your jewelry, both sentimentally and aesthetically. Trust us to restore its brilliance, maintain its durability, and make it as beautiful as the day you first fell in love with it. Your cherished pieces are in expert hands, ensuring they continue to shine for generations to come.

Custom Design, Jewelry Makeovers, and Jewelry Wardrobe Consultations

At Hamilton Hill Jewelry, we breathe new life into your jewelry, whether it’s in need of a modern transformation or a complete custom design. We welcome your tired, poorly designed pieces, and those diamonds smothered by prongs, ready to set them free!
Rejuvenating Your Treasures
Our team of skilled artisans can work wonders with your existing pieces. Whether it’s a sleek modern finish, a size or length alteration, or a more intricate makeover, we’re here to give your jewelry a fresh and stylish look. If a complete transformation is desired, we’re thrilled to offer custom design services using your materials. Our expert designers, including Ken Weston, Kai Hill, Sarah Hill, and others on our staff, are at your service. Additionally, we collaborate with esteemed designer partners like Niessing, Sholdt, and Marcel Roelofs to bring your vision to life.
Building Your Jewelry Wardrobe
At Hamilton Hill Jewelry, we’re more than just artisans; we’re your jewelry consultants. Bring in pieces that no longer align with your style or inherited treasures that deserve a new lease on life. Our expert guidance extends to evaluating your jewelry and helping you curate a personalized jewelry wardrobe that reflects your unique taste and lifestyle.
Your Personalized Appointment
Getting started on your jewelry transformation is easy. In addition to phone or text communication, you can conveniently use the form below to schedule an appointment with our team. Together, we’ll embark on a journey to revive and re-imagine your jewelry, ensuring it becomes an exquisite reflection of your individuality and style. Don’t let your jewelry remain hidden; let it shine once more with Hamilton Hill Jewelry’s custom design, makeovers, and wardrobe consultations.

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