Our team of designers and makers at Thomas Lyte are proud of the relationships we have forged with some of the largest and most prestigious partners across professional sport. These partnerships demonstrate our company’s commitment to excellence and our desire and ability, working hand-in-hand with iconic organisations whose values mirror our own.
The Queen’s Goldsmiths and Silversmiths, Thomas Lyte, were announced, in May 2021, as the official trophy and silverware supplier of both The FA and Emirates FA Cup after signing an exclusive five-year partnership agreement. During more than 20 years of association, we have collaborated on several commissions that include the designing and crafting of the Vitality Women’s FA Cup, The FA Community Shield and the new Emirates FA Cup in 2014 that is the third version of the iconic trophy since 1911 and considered a masterpiece of British silversmithing.
Royal Warrant holders, Thomas Lyte, have entered into an exclusive five-year partnership with the ATP, global governing body of men’s professional tennis. As Official Trophy and Silverware Supplier to the Nitto ATP Finals, the world-renowned sporting trophy maker will design, create, restore and maintain trophies and silverware for the ATP, including crafting new replicas and awards for players. The partnership cements and extends Thomas Lyte’s affiliation with the ATP, which began in 2009 when the company was commissioned to produce a series of sterling silver trophies for the Nitto ATP Finals and ATP Year-End World Number One.
Announced in May 2021, the world’s greatest trophy manufacturers Thomas Lyte are the Official Silverware Supplier to The British and Irish Lions and the designers and makers of the first perpetual trophy in the history of the British and Irish Lions Tour. Thomas Lyte were commissioned by the Lions to handcraft the custom trophy in time for their 2021 visit to South Africa, as well as the Lions 1888 Cup. One of the most anticipated events in the international sporting calendar, we are delighted to show our creativity and craftsmanship to a global audience at the climax of one of rugby’s greatest competitions.
Thomas Lyte are proud to be the official trophy and gift suppliers to the League Managers Association (LMA). As part of our partnership Thomas Lyte provide stunning hand-crafted trophies for the LMA’s showpiece end-of-season event, the LMA Annual Awards Dinner. Designed and crafted in our London-based silver workshops, the Sir Alex Ferguson Trophy was introduced as a celebration of Sir Alex Ferguson’s phenomenal career and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the LMA Manager of the Year award. Our ongoing partnership with the LMA is another demonstration of Thomas Lyte’s passion for building long-term rewarding relationships with our partners.
As a world-renowned luxury silversmith, we at Thomas Lyte are proud to be the official silverware suppliers to the Sport Industry Group. Over the course of a partnership spanning nearly two decades our silver workshops handcraft trophies annually for the Sport Industry Awards. Designed and made in London, the custom awards are presented to the winners at a glittering ceremony attended by over 1,500 high profile guests. Throughout the year Thomas Lyte and Sport Industry Group also collaborate on various projects to promote British craftsmanship and the value that it brings to world of elite sports.
Thomas Lyte are delighted to be an official licensee of luxury gifts for The British Olympic Association (BOA). In 2012, the new partnership was launched with the first exclusive range of such products produced for Team GB. Proceeds from the sales went towards supporting Team GB athletes on the road to Sochi and Rio. Following the initiative, Team GB have continued to utilise Thomas Lyte’s gifting services to recognise achievements made by those associated with British sport. The partnership is a magnificent example of Thomas Lyte’s commitment to supporting and celebrating the very fabric of sport in the UK and beyond.
In addition to our partnerships, Thomas Lyte work closely with valued clients from across a broad range of industries and sectors.
Thomas Lyte is a Royal Warrant holder, as the silversmiths and goldsmiths to Her Majesty the Queen. As world-renowned designers and manufacturers of luxury bespoke silver and gold commissions, for both private clients and leading organisations, Thomas Lyte’s credentials are unmatched in the world of sport, having worked with some of the biggest names in the global sports industry, making and restoring many of the most recognisable elite sporting trophies.
Of course, as creators of personalised pieces in precious metals, much of our work is highly-confidential, and is not displayed on this website. Out of respect for our clients, we do not share details our work together without prior-consent.