Industry snaps up jewels, with BJA charm bracelet selling for GBP910.
More than £3,000 was raised for Breast Cancer Care at the International Jewellery London and British Jewellers’ Association’s charity jewellery auction, hosted at last night’s late-night shopping evening at IJL.
The event brought together 12 lots from a variety of designers and brands, including Fei Liu, Ingenious Jewellery, Harriet Bedford, Sarah Ho, Carat* and Rosie Sanders, with bidding for the unique creations lighting up the Runway at the Olympia show. In total, the lots sold for £3,200 with the money going to Breast Cancer Care.
The evening culminated in a special, one-of-a-kind lot – the BJA charm bracelet, designed by Sarah Jordan and cast a Hockley Mint, featuring a range of charms from designers including Shaun Leane, Andrew Goeghegan, Tomasz Donocik, Linda MacDonald and Alexander Davis.
The bracelet won several bids between two members of the industry, with the piece eventually going under the gavel for £910.
One lot, the Fei Liu Cascade necklace, won a number of bids and it set to be re-created for one bidder who will match the price paid for the special IJL version, however he will have his own necklace made up slightly different to the one sold.
IJL Charity Auction Results
Lot 1 – Deakin & Francis cufflinks – sold to Michael Rawlinson of the NAG
Lot 2 – Sarah Ho POP! bracelet with pink Swarovski crystals – sold to Oliver Sutton of Charles Green
Lot 3 – Rosie Sanders Renaissance necklace – sold to Chris Garland of Bransom
Lot 4 – Sophie Harley floral earrings – sold to David Doyle
Lot 5 – Marcia Lanyon four-string pearl necklace – sold to Mary Brittain
Lot 6 – Carat* sapphire and diamond-style set – sold to an anonymous bidder
Lot 7 – Claudia Bradby pearl necklace with heart pendant – sold to Vivian Fuller of WB The Creative Jewellery Group
Lot 8 – CW Sellors and Rebecca Sellors Whitby Jet – sold to Stella Layton of the Birmingham Assay Office
Lot 9 – Ingenious Jewellery Antique Inspired pave bracelet – sold to Mike Dilnot of DWJ
Lot 10 – Harriet Bedford Butterfly Fan pendant – sold to Gary Wroe of Hockley Mint
Lot 11 – Fei Liu Large Cascade pendant with pink CZs – sold to Chris Garland of Branson
Lot 12 – The British Jewellers’ Association charm bracelet – sold to Julia Clarke of Hester Clarke Fine Jewellers