Phillip Stoner Handcrafts Chain of Office for Children’s Mayor

After four weeks of voting and more than 6,800 votes cast, in November the new Leeds Children’s Mayor was announced as Charlotte Williams from Rufford Park Primary School in Yeadon.

In one of her first official engagements, Charlotte accompanied the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Thomas Murray, to a ceremony at Phillip Stoner’s Victoria Quarter boutique. There she was presented with her own Chain of Office, designed and handcrafted onsite by Phillip Stoner’s own master craftsmen, Graham Mathers.

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Every section of the Chains, made from twists of sterling silver, was carved and engraved by hand and will be worn by the Leeds Children’s Mayor for years to come. Managing Director, Jonathan Stoner, said: “It’s an honour to be involved in creating a piece of history for Leeds. As an independent, family-run jeweller, we’re thrilled that the Council are showing their continued suppert for local businesses.”

Phillip Stoner has a long established relationship with the Lord Mayor’s Office in Leeds City Council. In 2002 the jeweller was entrusted to restore The Great Mace of the City of Leeds and the Lord Mayor’s 18ct gold Chain of Office, a painstaking process that took more than four weeks. After completing the task to the highest standard, the jeweller was then asked to produce a new gold Chain of Office for the Deputy Lord Mayor, a replica of the original, which was thought to have been made around 1840.

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