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PJ Awards 2018 Jewellery Designer of the Year finalists revealed

PJ Awards 2018 Jewellery Designer of the Year finalists revealed

Professional Jeweller is delighted to announce the finalists of the Jewellery Designer of the Year category of the 2018 Professional Jeweller Awards. Finalists in this category are jewellery designers  operating in the UK that have caught the industry’s attention with innovative designs. The finalists in the Professional Jeweller Awards Jewellery Designer of the Year category are: Chupi Sweetman Through her

Young Jewellery Designer of the Year (under 30) PJ Awards 2018 finalists announced

Professional Jeweller is delighted to announce the finalists of the Young Jewellery Designer of the Year (under 30) category of the 2018 Professional Jeweller Awards. The finalist in this category are young designers/ emerging designers under 30 years old, operating in the UK and producing innovative products. The finalists in the Professional Jeweller Awards Young Jewellery Designer of the Year

IJL unveils start-studded judging line-up for Bright Young Gems 2018

As part of its celebration of emerging jeweller designers, International Jewellery London has revealed the judges joining the Bright Young Gems panel. Two new judges have been appointed to join the panel for its initiative, which offers emerging designers the opportunity of featuring at IJL 2018 this September, as well as awarding pre-show mentoring. Event

Tessa Packard to open first showroom

Contemporary fine jewellery designer Tessa Packard will be launching her first showroom next month. Representing a major step in terms of growth for the brand, in October Tessa Packard will be opening the doors to a London showroom. Located in Chelsea, a stone’s throw away from Sloane street, one of the world’s ultimate luxury shopping

Alice Barnes wins KickStart People’s Choice

International Jewellery London KickStarter Alice Barnes has scooped the coveted People’s Choice award. As the winner of the IJL People’s Choice award, Barnes will receive a free stand in the IJL Design Gallery next year. The ten KickStarters competed over the summer to gain as many votes as possible from the public via social media

Gaelle Khouri secures luxury retailer partnership

Jewellery brand Gaelle Khouri has joined the edit of esteemed designers at luxury retailer Browns. The Lebanese jewellery designer’s distinctive sculptural pieces will now be available in store and online in September. The luxury retailer will stock an exclusive range from the designer, showcasing designs that are harmonious with the aesthetic of Gaelle’s celebrated debut

Theo Fennell enters administration after struggling to contain costs

The future of upmarket jeweller Theo Fennell has been plunged into uncertainty after it was forced to call in administrators yesterday. The company was in the middle of a restructuring programme but said the “burden” of certain fixed costs had hit the business hard and threatened its ability to trade. A number of staff have

Provocative slogan boosts business for piercing brand

Jewellery designer and piercer Maria Tash has gone viral this month due to a jewellery retailer using a provocative slogan to promote the brand joining the store. New York-based retailer Stone & Strand, which sells products designed by women for women, designed a banner promoting the Maria Tash brand with the innuendo tagline ‘Something for

Upcoming jewellery designers to present at ‘game changing’ project

Five of Europe’s most keenly-anticipated new jewellery designers are to present their latest collections next week at a project event in Vienna. The groups behind the project, talent supporter Fab Atelier and global jewellery consultancy Adorn Insight, say the project is the first of its kind and will be a “game changing initiative that is

Theo Fennell outgrows Royal Exchange store

Jewellery designer Theo Fennell has relocated from its Royal Exchange store to a larger one close by. The new location, just outside London’s historical building, will allow the business to accommodate a larger range of product. Theo Fennell’s new store is a lighter space and will target City clients, particularly with its silverware. Regarding the

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