A bit about us
Lydia’s Bees is a small but perfectly formed collection of bee jewellery, carefully designed to suit your budget. Our first design is a delicate rendering of a wild worker bee, brilliantly recreated by Christopher Evans.
The pieces available to buy on this website are each made by hand, by Christopher himself in his Cheshire workshop. This means that should you wish to develop the design into something a little different, this is absolutely possible. Add a delicate birthstone for example, or a precious gem of your choosing. Simply call the shop on 01625 850 545 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to start the conversation.
How did it start
In early 2017 Cheshire jewellery designer and goldsmith Christopher Evans was asked to create a very special piece for a very special young woman, Lydia. On the cusp of adulthood, her parents wanted to gift her with a piece of jewellery that summed up her own, unique personality. Lydia has a passion for British wildlife, and a particular fondness for the honeybee. Her enjoyment of this often overlooked marvel of nature stems not simply from its beauty, but also from its constant industry and its total commitment to the society in which it lives and serves.
Christopher created a unique piece for Lydia, then, inspired by what he learned about the honeybee during his research, went on to design the first bee in what we hope will become an entire series of reflections on our native wildlife: the birds and bees that surround us, serve us and, now, inspire us