From a young age James was always interested in design and making things with his hands.
His interest in design first originated in fashion design, then automotive design then later and more seriously architecture.
During the last years of High School James found interest in Jewellery and luxury items through a diamond encrusted watch made by Jacob & Co. which featured a tiger design composed completely by different coloured diamonds.
The awe of having never seen anything so complicated and impressively crafted the desire began. After exploring an Introductory to Jewellery Manufacture course, that desire quickly became an obsession