Behind the Scenes

  • Coloured gemstones - black opal, pink and green tourmaline, sapphire, alexandrite and citrine

    Coloured gemstone jewellery commissions

    Throughout the year we visit stone dealers in search of new gemstones for our collection. Beautiful stones are never with…

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  • Ladies and mens engraved rose gold wedding bands

    Engraved recycled rose gold wedding band commission

    We’ve just finished this pair of engraved, recycled rose gold wedding bands. Every now and then we take on a…

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  • McCaul Goldsmiths in-store event launched the new look shop this week

    Shop redesign launch party

    Our open evening and launch party was a great success. On Wednesday we opened our doors to celebrate the redesign of our fine jewellery showroom and goldsmithing workshop and show McCaul craftsmanship in action.

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  • 18ct white gold diamond set earrings

    White gold and platinum – what are the differences?

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    White gold and platinum are the most sought after white metals for fine jewellery, but what are the differences? If…

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  • Jewellery Tools of the Trade: Dividers

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    Dividers are essential for jewellery making and diamond setting and we’ve collected quite a few pairs so far. In fact,…

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  • The workbench of stonecutter and goldsmith Erwin Springbrunn

    A visit to one of Ireland’s hidden gems

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    On a recent weekend away in Ireland David paid a visit to goldsmith Erwin Springbrunn who is also one of…

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  • Fancy cut amethyst gemstones

    Coloured gemstones and pearls from Inhorgenta

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    David and Barry have just returned from their annual pilgrimage to the Inhorgenta fair in Munich. Hundreds of exhibitors assemble…

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  • David McCaul jewellery workshop collage

    Studio visit from the Goldsmiths’ Company

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    The Goldsmiths’ Company’s Frances Saddington came to visit David in our studio recently. David had the pleasure of showing her…

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  • 18ct white gold diamond set earrings

    Micro Pave Diamond Setting

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    Micro pavé stone setting is a technique we use in many of our designs. The technique involves setting tiny diamonds…

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  • jewellers workshop tools

    Tools of the Trade – David McCaul

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    Tools of the Trade – David McCaul I’ve been fascinated with tools from a very young age. I remember finding…

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