About Warren Smith, Master Engraver at The Coast Handworks Co.
Warren Smith is a master hand engraver revered for his meticulous attention to detail, unrivalled craftsmanship and outstanding artistic designs.
A Journeyman Machinist turned goldsmith/hand-engraver; Warren’s intimate understanding of precious metalwork combined with high esteem for traditional hand-carving techniques has culminated in his world-class stature.
An artistically restless spirit has seen Warren study and master several distinct art forms and engraving styles. To this day he is a devout scholar of Heraldry, Calligraphy, European and American Scroll Work, and the Native formline art style of the Pacific Northwest.
Over the years, Warren has engraved thousands of unique pieces for jewelers, gunsmiths, private collectors, and many celebrities, including David Bowie, John Travolta, and Sylvester Stallone. In 2012, Warren began offering his engraving services directly to the public. This includes a line of original jewelry as well several blank signet ring models specifically made to accommodate his custom-made tools and deep metal carving technique for custom orders.
Born and raised in North Vancouver, BC, Warren currently works from his ranch/studio in the Okanagan Valley.
A selection of his original works can be purchased online at The Coast Handworks Shop along with an assortment of blank signet rings and bands tailor-made for custom engraving based on customer input.
Proprietor, Master Engraver, The Coast Handworks Co.