He specialised in small one off pieces which were handmade to client's requirements after initial sketches had been approved.
His son Dennis joined him for training and eventually took control in 1958.
Christopher joined the business in 1973 and in 1982 took control following the sudden death of his father.
Through the years, the traditions of quality and unique design, which had been key ideals when Charles had started the business, have been maintained.
The combination of traditional manufacturing techniques, modern design ideas and individual personal attention mean that Christopher Meade Jewellery offers service difficult to find elswhere.