Cecil Jordan


Cecil Jordan uses an Ornamental Turners Lathe made by Eveans some time in the middle of the 19th Century. It has been in his family since early in the 20th Century and was used by his relative H.W.Smith to turn the wedding present given to the late Queen Mother by the Worshipful Company of Turners as well as many other notable pieces.

Cecil Jordan has also turned a number of pieces for Royalty.

His work is represented in the National Collection at the V&A, the Crafts Council, various regional Art collections, the Crafts Study Centre at the Holbourne Museum, Bath University and numerous other private and public collections at and abroad.


He has been -  an Assessor for the Register of Professional Turners.

                    -   a visiting tutor at Rycotewood College of Furniture and the former John Makepeace School of Furniture.

                    -   A member of the Guild of Gloucestershire Craftsmen


He is            -   a member of the Society of Ornamental Turners

                    -   represented on the indices of Craftsmen maintained by the Crafts Council and Contemporary Applied Arts.

                    -  He has his own mark from the Goldsmiths Company.    




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