Although A. E Ward & Son built its reputation on supplying stones to
the jewellery trade, over the years we have expanded our field of
operations. We now supply stones and give technical advice to the
television, film and publishing industries.
have supplied stones for various television programs, including
Lovejoy, Campion, The Paul Daniels Show, Dr Who and many more.
movies we have worked on include , Indiana Jones - The Last Crusade,
Superman - The Movie, Mel Gibson's Hamlet, Oscar Wilde, The Mummy,
Gladiator and Chocolat.
cutting workshop was involved in the cutting of some crystal pendants
worn in the film, The Musketeer, starring Catherine Deneuve, Tim Roth and
Stephen Rea, and worked on the Rowan Atkinson film, Johnny English.
00000We cut and supplied the stones for the
jewellery that features in director Matthew Vaughan's (Layer Cake) film, Stardust; a
fantasy based on the book by Neil Gaiman, starring Robert DeNiro,
Michelle Pfeifer and Clare Danes.
00000More recently we
have been involved in the new Bryan (X-men) Singer film Jack and the
Giant Killer and The Hobbit, Peter Jackson's sequel to the successful
Lord of the Rings trilogy.