Peter Coombs is a designer jeweller metalsmith. Working as a master jeweller for the greater part of his 30+ year career he has designed and crafted significant jewellery and ceremonial pieces for private clients internationally. For Adelaide, Peter has made iconic regalia including the Adelaide Lord Mayor’s medallion and The University of Adelaide mace.
Peter’s fascination for eyewear has been an ongoing development throughout his career, designing and making one off bespoke eyewear. His work has gained international award recognition and appears in significant public and private collections across the globe. In 2015 Peter released his first wholesale, limited edition collection to high-end eyewear boutiques in Australia and North America where he continues to build the brand.
As SA President and National Board Member for the Design Institute of Australia (DIA) Peter is an active advocate, judge and regular speaker for good Australian design.