Harry Collins Personal Jeweller to Queen Elizabeth II

A Royal Warrant of Appointment is a mark of recognition of those who have supplied goods or services to the Households of HM The Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh or HRH The Prince of Wales for at least five years, and who have an ongoing trading arrangement.

The Monarch decides who may grant Royal Warrants. These are known as the Grantors: HM The Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and HRH The Prince of Wales.

The Royal Warrant is the document that appoints the company in its trading capacity and is granted to a named individual, known as the Grantee. The Warrant gives the Grantee permission, and responsibility, for the display of the relevant Royal Arms in connection with the business.

Today there are around 800 Royal Warrant holders representing a huge cross-section of trade and industry, from individual craftspeople to global multi-nationals. They are united by a commitment to the highest standards of service, quality and excellence. Almost all Warrant holders are members of the Association.

A Family Run Jewellers

This company has helped this site with advice and Support, to have a company like this recognize the work we do in helping Parents and Adults across the world was truly overwhelming, please visit their website, if your in the USA and doing English History at School then go check out the video about Henty VIII Crown Recreation.

G Collins’ is an entirely independent, family-owned and run Jewellers based in Royal Tunbridge Wells. They have a truly fantastic range of Jewellery, designed by their own team and created in their very own workshop.

They also specialise in designer Jewellery and carry ranges including Georg Jensen and Fope Gold Jewellery.

They are stockists of Patek Philippe watches, they have customers from all over the world.

The shop was built in 1746, for more on this, look lower down.

I feel they are well worth a visit check out the link below, watch the Henry VIII Crown Recreation video

https://www.gcollinsandsons.com/

Mr. Collins has been recognised for his contribution to the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, an organisation which he headed as Chairman for three years before recently stepping down from the role.

Like its British counterpart, the programme was set up with the aim of helping young people around the world reach their full potential. Many come from poor backgrounds. It was a role Mr. Collins relished and described as ‘very rewarding’, which is one of the reasons he has continued to maintain his links with the charity.

Speaking exclusively to the Times, Mr. Collins said: “The job is completely voluntary and helps change the world for the better.

www.timesoftunbridgewells.co.uk/queen-honours-jeweller-with-top-personal-award

Harry Collins Personal Jeweller to Queen Elizabeth II

(Click on Elizabeth to find out more) Queen Elizabeth II  appointed Harry Collins as her Personal Jeweller in the year 2000 and he remains in this position to this day. He was appointed Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO) in 2016.

Royal Victorian Order

The RVO is a British honour given by The Queen to people who have served her, or the Monarchy as a way of rewarding personal service to her. The Order was created in April 1896 by Queen Victoria. Today, people receive their award either privately from The Queen or another member of the Royal Family, or during an investiture.

More on what the RVO is can be found below

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Victorian_Order

Please visit their shop if you get the time as a Thank you for their help. Or just click on their Shop link in this write-up.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS owes its origin to the discovery of the chalybeate springs by Dudley, Lord North, in 1606. Lord North was a gay and dissolute member of the Court of King James I. His impaired health was the cause of his seeking the salutary seclusion of Eridge Castle, the seat of Lord Abergavenny. Here he passed, a portion of the summer of the year 1606. During his visit, he noticed in a wooded hollow a stream of water with a shining mineral scum upon it. From its peculiar ferruginous taste, it occurred to him that it might possess particular medicinal properties.

Click the banner link above to learn the History, about the Kings that visited and how it got ROYAL added to the front of Tunbridge Wells.