Toye’s factory in Birmingham’s historic jewellery quarter is home to the group’s metal manufacturing. Every stage in the manufacture of a metal product takes place here - from initial concept and design to tool and die making, stamping or casting, vitreous enamelling, polishing and mounting and engraving. Products include medals, badges and buttons, insignia and regalia, jewellery and cufflinks, model soldiers cast in pewter, presentation cups for sporting organisations and commemorative plaques. This factory is the original craft workshop co-operative re-engineered for 21st century production.
The group’s textile production is in Bedworth, near Coventry, once the capital of Britain’s weaving industry. Here Toye specialises in narrow fabric weaving, manufacturing miles of coloured ribbons, braids and laces for military, home security, club, association, school and fashion markets worldwide. Bedworth also has particular expertise in hand and machine embroidery, and making crafted hats and caps for the military, home security, corporate, sports and show business markets. Customers range from the MOD and overseas defence forces, to international fashion houses, sporting organisations and local schools.
Opposite Freemason’s Hall on Great Queen Street is situated The Clubroom at Toye and the company’s retail facility.
Surrounded by examples of the work of our craftsmen and women, members of the Clubroom at Toye can use the Internet facilities to browse the company’s website and explore its extensive range of masonic regalia, furnishings, jewellery, watches, books, rituals and other items.
Within the shop a large selection of masonic merchandise and literature is always in stock. It also retails a wide selection of masonic merchandise and products tailored to the corporate market. The range of giftware includes silver, cut-crystal, clocks and watches, cufflinks and jewellery. Toye Kenning & Spencer Limited has been official Plate Jewellers to the Corporation of the City of London since 1978.