Carvers & Gilders holds a Royal Warrant, are members of the Master Carvers Association and have accredited ICON staff.

With our knowledge and experience of carving techniques, periods, styles and surface decoration, we are able to provide clients with ideas and designs for bespoke pieces.

We welcome client involvement to ensure that design intentions, aesthetics and context are all part of decision making.

Our clients include museums, national collections, public organisations, private collectors, antique dealers, interior designers, architects and individuals. We have undertaken long-term projects for Woburn Abbey, Windsor Castle, Osborne House, Harewood House, Spencer House, Houghton Hall, Hampton Court, Kew Palace, Uppark House and Royal Collection Trust.

The firm has a wealth of experience and our staff are all qualified and fully trained in every aspect of our work. We keep abreast of new developments in our field.

 

Staff:

Christine Palmer ACR: Director & Co-founder

Lucy Bunning: Senior Conservator ~ joined 2001

Ben Hansen: Workshop Manager & Conservator ~ joined 2007

Alison Morris: Conservator/Restorer ~ joined 2013

Takako Jin: Trainee Conservator/Restorer ~ joined 2016

Sophie Doyle: Office Manager ~ joined 2018

Sara Jane Spratt: Company Secretary ~ joined 1999