~ Qualified Master Jeweller ~
designer, creator and goldsmith and registered valuer.
Bernie has been manufacturing and designing jewellery for over 45 years. Bernie had the priveledge to begin his training under the tutelage of masters of his trade. His teachers were some of the top designers for Cartier of London his workshop manager was one of the top goldsmiths from George Jensen. The expertise and training provided at this intrinsic point in his career was priceless.
While working and training at this company they produced world renowned award winning designs with clients like the Australian government for the Australian world fair representation and other distinguished clients such as Tiffany of New York (Tiffany and Co)
With his growing notoriety and demand for his services Bernie began Bernie Santen Jewellery in 1980. Servicing the local and interstate community.
During his Career Bernie has always embraced and acknowledged the importance to stay abreast of the latest technology and training. During his career as a qualified Master Jeweller and Goldsmith he furthered his skills to complement them with a Degree in Gemmology, Diploma in Diamond Technology and is also a Registered Valuer with the NCJV and a Member of the Jewellers Association of Australia.
Bernie believes that the success of his career and business not only stems from his Jewellery skills but rather most importantly that he listens to his clients and is attune to their requirements. It is this intuitive approach when working with his clients that results in a piece that it will be above and beyond his clients expectations.