Christopher Thompson Royds is an artist and jeweller of international renown, whose work is included in several prominent collections in Europe and the US, including the Victoria & Albert Museum; UK, CODA Musuem; NL, National Museum Zurich; CH, and Museum of Fine Art Houston; US, Rotasa Collection Trust; US. He is represented by Louisa Guinness Gallery in London, Mahnaz Collection in New York, Irene Belfi Gallery in Milan and Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, and with them regularly shows in these cities, as well as at fairs such as Collect, PAD, Design Miami. His work has been featured in Vogue, the Financial Times, Town & Country, the Telegraph, amongst others.
Christopher has an MA in Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery from the Royal College of Art, London, prior to which he studied at London Metropolitan University. He first became passionate about making jewellery while at school, and attributes his interest in nature - and the depiction of it in his work - to his upbringing in the English countryside.