Deakin & Francis Jewellery 


Deakin & Francis are a family run and Birmingham based jewellers that were founded in 1786. Renowned for their imaginative, creative fine jewellery designs, Deakin & Francis pieces sell brilliantly well under the hammer. Famed for their exquisite cufflinks and luxury accessories, Deakin & Francis pieces are set with precious gemstones or colourful enamel in eye-catching and unique designs. Identified by their D&F maker's mark, the firm continues to produce superb jewellery to the present day. 

Our specialist Fine Jewellery & Watch auctions are held 4 times a year and include the whole spectrum of jewellery, from modern and designer pieces to antique jewels, coloured gemstone jewellery to fine diamond rings. Our department is headed by Liz Bailey who is FGA and DGA qualified, with many years experience in the industry. We offer a free jewellery valuation service with both online and in-person appointments available.

Contact our qualified specialist Liz Bailey to find out more.


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Maker's Marks

Deakin & Francis maker's markDeakin & Francis gold hallmark

Above: Sponsor's marks D&F both printed in non cursive and cursive within a rounded surround - frequently accompanied by full hallmarks for Birmingham, complete with Anchor assay mark, standard marks and date letter.


Liz Bailey


Department Specialist

+44 (0)1270 623878

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