Alex Monroe adorns insects
The SS17 collection by Alex Monroe pays tribute to the scientific study of insects – Entomology. Monroe returned to his workbench to study and recreate his very own specimen cabinet of butterlies and beetles. In the new range, intricate bugs have been transformed into statement pieces enhanced with smoky quartz, green amethyst, tsavorite and labradorite gemstones. Pieces are available in silver, yellow gold vermeil, rose gold vermeil and black rhodium finishes.
Amulette introduces ear cuffs
Amulette is an eclectic, unique range of jewellery as individual as its wearer. Created from precious metals, sterling silver, gold and rose gold, adorned with handpicked gemstones and diamonds, Amulette allows the wearer to personalise pieces with individual charms and pendants. New for SS17 the brand is introducing 90s inspired ear cuffs complete with cubic zirconia for added sparkle.
Anisha Mistry launches Pollinator
Anisha Mistry of AneMi Design will launch the new Pollinator collection at Jewellery & Watch. The range includes distinctive hand-engraved sterling silver Honeybees and Common Blue Butterflies; and is a continuation of the successful Botanical Flower collection. Using a contemporary take on traditional engraving techniques to make handmade necklaces, bracelets and earrings, each piece begins as an original artist’s drawing by Anisha.
Assay Office Updates
Visit the Assay Office stand to hear about all the latest company updates, including the brand’s transformation to now trading as the AnchorCert Group to reflect its diverse range of services. From testing and hallmarking precious metals to analysing compounds and offering retail-focused training, the Group does so much more than just hallmarking. Find out all the services the AnchorCert Group has to offer from the team at Jewellery & Watch. New services comprise a new academy course syllabus and JET partnership.
Aurum by Gudbjorg unveils new designs
The Cygnus collection, which Aurum by Gudbjorg will be showcasing at Jewellery & Watch, consists of a variety of items – necklaces, bracelets and earrings – of silver and gold featuring the curved shape of a swan’s neck. Cygnus is Aurum’s second collection to draw inspiration from a swan. The previous one, titled Swan, featured the wings and feathers while the focus of Cygnus is a swan’s gracefully arched neck. The brand will also release a new range called Asterias at the show, a collection inspired by the king starfish found by the coast of Iceland.
British jewellery brand Azendi will showcase Angel Wings at the Birmingham-based trade show. The new collection centres around the wing motif and offers intricate sterling silver and rose vermeil designs, adorned with brilliant-cut pave stones for sparkle. The new range represents love and guardian angels. Elsewhere fresh designs have been added to the bestselling Spirited Away collection. New pieces include a double feather design.
Betts Metals Sales presents exclusive offers
Betts Metal Sales is part of the Stephen Betts Group of Companies and was launched in 1985 to complement the smelting and refining services that had already been established. It offers a huge stocked range of precious metals, findings and wedding ring blanks, as well as a huge selection of jewellery tools since its recent acquisition of Sutton Tools. Betts Metal Sales has the UK exclusive distribution rights of GRS, Lampert and Jentner products, all of which will be demonstrated during Jewellery & Watch, alongside a range of new tools complete with exclusive show offers.
Hall/ Stand 18J60-K61
Bransom highlights new point-of-sale system
Bransom Retail Systems will showcase its new cloud-based PoS system which allows retailers to use a wireless tablet to engage more closely with customers when they are anywhere in-store. The tablet provides all of the functionality needed to point of sale, including a product catalogue with images and descriptions together with all the processes needed to complete sales.
Hall/ Stand 18L40
Bronzallure Milano Alba Collection
The shining iridescence of mother of pearl against the warm glow of Bronzallure Milano’s unique 18ct rose gold plating creates a striking colour combination that exudes warmth, calm and style for the brand’s Alba collection. 2017 see’s Bronzallure add new colour ways to this modern range, with the introduction of pink mother of pearl and Amazonite. Elsewhere the Variegata collection has been inspired by the Variegata rose, famous for its blends of colours within each petal. A hero piece bracelet features facets green agate.
Birthstones adorn Chrysalis
New for 2017, fashion jewellery brand Chrysalis has added birthstone to its personalised jewellery offering. Entitled the Lunar collection, the new range features semi-precious stones complemented with charms on an expandable bangle. From garnet jade paired with an elephant, to sapphire sodalite linked with the harp, Chrysalis has taken the tradition birthstones and given them a fun and unique twist. This year also introduces a new ‘Nature’ collection, complete with enamelled animals, and new additions to the popular Bohemia range.
Charlotte Lowe goes for gold
This year sees jewellery designer Charlotte Lowe offer her much-loved designs in platinum and 9ct and 18ct gold under the name Cherished Luxury. These pieces present a luxury twist to Lowe’s precious keepsakes as the designer also adorns them in precious stones. All of the designer’s pieces take inspiration from memorable moments.
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Connoisseurs has you covered
After a limited showcase last winter, jewellery care company Connoisseurs will roll out its Sonic Dazzle Stik and Dazzle Drops jewellery cleaners at the trade show. The company will also showcase new icy blue packaging for the popular Dazzle Stik. These treatments are said to “change the face of jewellery care” as they offer consumers a safer and more efficient solution to daily grime.
Hall/ Stand 18M50
After a successful year Cornerstone Creations are looking forward to exhibiting at Jewellery & Watch to showcase many new designs. Now more than ever the collection strongly evokes the Paul Spurgeon design aesthetic and is recognisable for it’s clean lines, organic simplistic shapes and choice of finishes. The new season will also feature some finer more delicate pieces to appeal to wider audience.
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Clogau presents a royal SS17
Clogau will showcase key new collections and striking additions to current best-selling lines at Jewellery & Watch. Inspired by the magnificence of the palaces, the compelling love stories and the splendid heritage of British royalty, all Clogau jewellery contains the same rare Welsh gold as used by royalty for over 100 years. The Debutante range offers glamorous garment-inspired pieces crafted in 9ct gold, while Origin captures the past and future hopes and dreams, and Inner Charm presents glass pendants with floating charms. Pieces have also been added to Peacock Throne and Serenade.
Hall/ Stand 17Q28-R29
Disney Couture pays homage to Minnie Mouse
Disney Couture will shine a light Minnie Mouse at Jewellery & Watch as the brand presents a fun and nostalgic collection. Pieces focus on the animated character’s infamous box, her love of poka dots and instantly recognisable ears. Available in white, yellow and rose gold plating and adorned with crystals and enamel, the range captures the cheeky characters personality in a variety of dainty and playful jewels.
Drakenberg gets personal
Swedish jewellery brand Drakenberg will introduce its new Birthstones collection for SS17. Giving the brand a completely new element for the spring season, designer duo Andrea Drakenberg and Ellen Sjölin have created a range which represents the popular birthstone trend. The collection takes inspiration from the unique meaning of each birthstone, which dates back to ancient history. Every stone in each piece represents the twelve months and the inner qualities and strengths of the person born at that specific time of year.
Hall/ Stand 18M15
Dramatic Domino expansion – Hall 17, Stand P38-Q39
Domino will use Jewellery & Watch to launch its new and much-expanded wedding ring collection, which offers retailers a wide choice across a number of different styles. As well as developing the product range, Domino has adopted continuous improvement techniques within their wedding ring cell enabling them to provide very competitive lead times. Stock items can now be delivered within 24-48 hours and special orders, across any of their wedding band offering, within 10 days. The range of product includes classic bands across profiles and band-widths; stone-set bands encompassing some new edge-set designs with single and double rows of stones; popular vintage styles, creative signets and, as requested by stockists more, wider creatively-shaped bands.
Hall/ Stand P38-Q39
Elements Silver sparkles
Elements Silver will present eye-catching silhouettes, floral profiles, Swarovski crystals, a sprinkling of cubic zirconia and touches of contrast plating combined for SS17. The new collection comprises 36 brand new designs, all created in-house and thus completely exclusive to the company. Pieces include bracelets, bangles, earrings, necklaces, pendants and rings – each of which stands alone or, in some cases, sits alongside other pieces to create suites for add-on sales.
Eurjewels makes show debut
After a successful launch at IJL Eurjewels will exhibit a range of top European jewellery brands. Dutch brand Sparkling Jewels will present new pendants and a pearl range of gemstones, while Vidal & Vidal will be on show with a fresh bridal offering. The distribution company will also introduce two new brands to its portfolio – fashionable, unisex jewellery brand Hooked and sterling silver Spanish brand Macadamia.
Hall/ Stand 18A30-C31
Elements Gold gets adventurous
Exotic motifs and vivid colours, which evoke a sense of global travel and a yen for exploration, lie at the heart of the new Wanderlust range by Elements Gold which will be showcased on the Gecko stand at Jewellery & Watch. The new collection offers retailers 42 designs. Pieces include bracelets, earrings, necklaces and pendants in yellow, white and rose gold. The gold is enhanced with striking precious stones such as topaz, ruby, sapphire, amethyst, aquamarine, citrine, opal, tourmaline and iolite as well as with diamonds and freshwater pearls.
Edblad looks back in time
To create the spring/summer collection the Edblad design team looked back in time, to find inspiration from an era when positive messages about peace, love for your fellow human being, the importance of sharing and everyone’s equal value was spread around the globe. A message which is just as important today. The end result? Symbols of peace and love re-emerge in updated versions to create a collection that radiates harmony and playfulness.
Fei Liu shoots for the stars
Fei Liu unveils a glittering sterling silver collection inspired by the beauty and movement of Shooting Stars. This new silver collection from the award-winning designer comes in two unique series: Northern Star, which combines topaz and rhodium, and Golden Star, which marries citrine and yellow gold vermeil. Offering designer jewellery at an accessible price, the two colour combinations play with yin yang and the choice between cool and warm tones means there is something to suit a variety of tastes.
Hall/ Stand 17Q40
80s graphics shine for Fiorelli Silver
The on-trend vibe of 1980’s graphic art and striking floral patterns loosely based on the stylised Japanese prints which have been trotting down the global fashion catwalks this season of are key themes in the new Fiorelli Silver collection. Pieces are both dramatic and feminine. The brand highlights a triangular link bracelet inspired by 80s graphics as a hero piece.
Hall/ Stand 18 K30-L31
Gemex will exhibit a fresh new range of engagement and eternity rings at the Jewellery & Watch show. The company’s Mosaic style settings have been wowing retailersw up and down the country, with customers often commenting that these are the most precision set rings they have ever seen. Other new ranges include new split shank designs, as well as the new sample box containing 96 of the brand’s best selling designs.
GVUK Design gets speedy
The new EnvisionTEC Micro Plus cDLM allows the industry to design, print and show models to a customer in minutes. Envision TEC’s patented new breakthrough technology, Continuous Digital Light Manufacturing, saves jewellers time as jewellers can 3D print models for direct investments casting in less time than ever before. Average build speeds range between 10 and 20 minutes. Experience the printing live at the GVUK stand.
Hockley Mint says I DO
Hockley Mint will present a 56-piece new collection featuring classic diamond-set wedding rings, in four different widths and with two options for stone coverage. An extension to Hockley Mint’s existing Pure wedding rings range, the company has developed this collection following consultation with its retail partners and sales team. The range allows retailers to work closely with their customers to create their own wedding band by choosing their favourite diamond-set style and then picking the width that fits best with their Wedfit engagement ring.
Jos Von Arx plays with rose gold
2016 was a record year for the Jos Von Arx brand both in its home UK market and in the expansion to new European territories. The company experienced a 35% increase in sales year on year, while also expanding its European distribution to over 10 European countries. As the demand for men’s bracelets, rings and pendants continues to rise within the industry Jos Von Arx will show new pieces at Jewellery & Watch. Hero designs mix a black base with rose gold adornments.
Hall/ Stand 18A30-C31
Kesia Concepts gets personal
Kesia Concept offers consumers a new voice in the contemporary jewellery category. Looking to build the bridge between luxury and accessibilty, Kesia Concept presents pieces for the cosmopolitan woman. Geometrical and essential design traits take inspirations from contemporary art. Crafted in rhodiated silver, jewels feature precious stones in the form of customisable rings and bracelets. Motifs include the pyramidal cube, marquise and hearts.