Jocelyn Burton


Jocelyn Burton (1946-2020) was a talented gold and silversmith. After much early success, Burton set up her own studio and workshop in London in 1971. In 1974, Jocelyn became the first woman to be made a freeman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths. 

During her fantastic career, Jocelyn was accoladed with awards such as the De Beers Award of 1968 for excellence in jewellery design, the UK Jeweller Award in 1995, and was the first woman to be awarded the Prince Philip Medal in 2003.

Exquisitely detailed in her own 'Baroque Modern' style, Jocelyn Burton's work features mythical, classical and ocean motifs. With richly textured and finely detailed silver and jewellery, her work appeals to a wide collector base. 

Impressive collar necklaces, brooches, pendants and rings set with an array of gemstones to include diamonds, emeralds, opals rarely come to auction and therefore sell consistently well. Jocelyn Burton silver to sell exceptionally well at auction includes goblets, models, chalices, quaiches, cups, trinket boxes, napkin rings, with or without presentation cases. 

Whether you have an individual item, or a whole collection of silver or jewellery, our specialist team can help you to achieve the very best price for your items at auction. Our specialist silver auctions include four Fine & Classic Sales as well as four Fine Jewellery Sales per year. For a free, confidential, and up-to-date auction valuation of your collection, contact our specialist team.

Contact our qualified specialist Liz Bailey for a free, confidential and up-to-date auction valuation.


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Maker's Marks 

Jocelyn Burton Hallmarks

JB, sans serif, within a square surround with chamfered corners. Bearing registrations with the London assay office.



Jocelyn Burton silversmith and jeweller


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