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Grandey’s Craftsmanship is fit for the Queen

Published on Tue 2 Jul 2024 at 00:00

Congratulations to Grandey’s specialist watch case maker and engine turner Seth Kennedy, who was among a small team of brilliant artists and makers behind the creation of a new royal decoration, worn for the first time by Queen Camilla at the Japanese State banquet on Tuesday 25th June. 

The piece, known as the Royal Family Order of King Charles III, consists of a diamond-encased miniature portrait of the King suspended on a pale blue silk bow, with the monarch’s CR cypher and intricate geometric patterns engraved in gold on the reverse. The back of the gold mount was decorated by Seth Kennedy, in his workshop at Grandey’s Place.

You can read more about Seth’s particular role in the project HERE

You can read more detail about the badge in national newspaper coverage HERE.

Royal picture credits: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA, Buckingham Palace/PA