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publisher , author , diamond consultant

Eric Moore Bruton, British Author, publisher, diamond consultant. Avocations: travel, horseback riding. M C. Recipient award American Watchmakers Institute, l968, Hanneman award, l98l.


Bruton, Eric Moore was born on August 5, 1915 in London.


Qualified mechanic engineering, Chelsea Polytechnic and Royal Air Force Officers, School, 1939-1941;Diploma in Gemmology, Gemmological Association Great Britain, 1950.


Assistant technical editor Motor Transport and Bus & Coach, London, 1936-1938. Feature writer Practical Motorist and Practical Mechanics, 1938-1940. Founder, editor Farm Machinery, 1946, Travel, and Tools and Equipment, London, 1947.

Editor Horological Journal, Goldsmiths Journal, Gemmologist, Industrial Diamond Review, 1947-1962. Founder, public Retail Jeweller, Thomson International, 1961-1986. Founder Diamond Boutique, Maidenhead, England, from 1965.

Consultant Thomson International, London, 1987-1994. Owner N.A.G. Press Ltd., East Anglia, England, 1983-1993. Organizer study tours to world's gem mines, 1965-1988.

Founder, diamond grading course Sir John Cass College, London, 1965.


  • Avocations: travel, horseback riding. M C.



Freeman, City of London, since 1955. With Royal Air Force, 1940-1946, China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations. Fellow Gemmological Association Great Britain (president 1994-1996), British Horological Institute, National Association Goldsmiths (president 1983-1985), Society Jewelry Historians, Crime Writers Association, Worshipful Company Clockmakers (liveryman), Worshipful Company Turners (liveryman), Worshipful Company Goldsmiths (freeman).


  • Other Interests

    Travel, horseback riding.


Son of James Eli and Flora Elizabeth (Moore) B.

James Eli Bruton

Flora Elizabeth (Moore) Bruton