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Paul Wells

Silversmith and Jeweller

London, Greater London


silver, organic, foldform


£150 — £10000


Paul Wells is an award-winning silversmith and jeweller, renowned for his use of direct metalworking techniques such as forging and milling. Wells’ jewellery also makes innovative use of foldforming and he has recently developed his own method of scorefolding sheet metal to create unique forms, which bridge the gap between origami and architectural modelling.

Having taught at several London colleges for almost two decades, Paul Wells is a respected educator and keen advocate of foldforming.


Three Gold GCDC Awards for Paul Wells

24 Feb 2020
Innoxia Silver Bowl was awarded three gold awards in this years prestigious industry awards, presented at Goldsmiths' Hall: Silversmiths Design - Gold Award / Lindström Award Silversmiths Craft - Gold Award (Senior) Technological Innovation

Gold GCDC Award for Technological Innovation for Paul Wells

25 Feb 2019
Paul Wells has been awarded prestigious recognition by the Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council for his innovative development of Curved Score Folding. Five of his pieces are on show at Goldsmiths' Hall until 1st March 2019.

Paul Wells' jewellery exhibited in Brazil

04 Jun 2018
Several jewellery objects made by Paul Wells were included in the exhibition 'Insects' at Galeria Alice Floriano in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Available for commissions




Disciplines Jewellery, Design
Materials Precious metal

Copper Forms

Disciplines Metal work, Silversmithing
Materials Metal


Disciplines Jewellery, Silversmithing, Metal work, Design
Materials Metal


Disciplines Metal work, Silversmithing, Design, Conceptual
Materials Precious metal, Metal

Bowls and Dishes

Disciplines Conceptual, Design, Metal work, Silversmithing
Materials Precious metal

Five Eyes

Disciplines Conceptual, Design, Jewellery, Silversmithing, Metal work
Materials Precious metal