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Ille P | Professional Pearl/Bead Stringer 

Area of expertise 
  • Pearl & Bead Threading / Stringing

  • Pearl/Bead Jewellery Repair 

  • Jewellery production

  • Diamond Grading GIA


Ille is a GIA Diamond Grading Graduate and a very experienced Jewellery Industry professional whose career has involved Diamond Grading, Jewellery production and Jewellery repair.


During the last 15 Years Ille has worked with several esteemed establishments in London’s Hatton Garden such as Hirshfield’s Ltd (Antique Jewellery), A E Ward Ltd (Gemstones & Lapidary) and Stubbs & Co (Fine Jewellery).

After undertaking a variety of Pearl and Bead Stringing / Repair projects for her husband’s Jewellery business, SJS Gems, Ille found her passion was in Pearls.


In 2013 she started her Hatton Garden based professional Pearl Stringing/Repair business where she undertakes work for many established Hatton Garden Jewellery repair businesses and for independent Jewellery Retailers and Jewellery Designers throughout the UK.

Ille also undertakes Pearl/Bead Necklace commissions and occasionally teaches Pearl and Bead Stringing techniques in her Hatton Garden Studio.


Central London's Jewellery District - Hatton Garden


ONLINE One-to-one interactive tuition

Learn from Ille - One-to-one

To check Ille's availability and to obtain a quote for a one-to-one tuition session with her, contact: Dawn Meaden-Johnson at




Student Feedback

Course: 1-Day Pearl/Bead Threading & Stringing
One-to-one interactive live online tuition

Yesterday's course was absolutely fantastic! Ille was so professional and a fantastic teacher. 

learnt so much and feel so confident going forward. Ille kindly showed me two techniques and was very supportive and friendly.  I couldn't have asked for more from the day. 5 stars


Thank you again and please let Ille know how fantastic she was.

Rated 5* Excellent’ 

Fiona | Jeweller
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