Monday, June 17, 2024

A Double Celebration

Birmingham’s famous Jewellery Quarter Museum was the venue for a double celebration for tools supplier Sutton Tools; the company’s 125th year of trading, and the recent marriage of Managing Director Maggie Nichols to the British Jewellers’ Association’s Chief Executive Geoff Field.

The party was attended by over sixty friends including many customers, trade suppliers, and major industry figures.

Guests were treated to a Victorian themed playlet based around Suttons’ historical development, a special tour of the museum, live jazz and the all important celebratory cake!

is obviously worthy of celebration, particularly when it remains in the ownership of the founding family,” comments Geoff.

“When a company trades successfully for 125 years, it

“The party was an opportunity for Maggie and her team at Sutton Tools to say thank you to everyone who has contributed in some way to the firm’s success.

Maggie and I received many wonderful messages of congratulation on our marriage in May and we decided to hold a double celebration.”

“Our choice of venue for this event connected us to our history,” says Maggie. “My great-grandfather Thomas Sutton was an early entrepreneur in the jewellery industry and the museum has a major display featuring photographs of his tool warehouse and shop in Warstone Lane.”

“We were delighted that so many of our industry friends were able to join us at the party, some of whom had travelled a very long way to be there,” continues Maggie. “We had a wonderful evening and one that we will always remember! Here’s to our next milestone!”

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