Rachel gained a degree in History of Art at the University of Warwick in 2012. Fluent in German, she then moved to Cologne to work for auctioneers Kunsthaus Lempertz.
In 2013, Rachel joined Bonhams auctioneers in Edinburgh as their jewellery and silver specialist, moving in 2016 to the jewellery department in Knightsbridge. In 2018 Rachel was promoted to their New Bond Street jewellery department, where she was responsible for sourcing jewellery across the UK and Europe, with a particular focus on Germany.
Rachel joined our jewellery department in 2020. She holds both the FGA and DGA gemmology qualifications and was awarded the Bruton Medal for attaining the highest results worldwide in her diamond grading examinations.