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Siberian inspired jewellery

IN PICS: British Museum dips into Siberian history with exclusive jewellery ranges

IN PICS: British Museum dips into Siberian history with exclusive jewellery ranges

The British Museum has unveiled its brand-new jewellery ranges, which take inspiration from the BP exhibition on the Scythians warriors of ancient Siberia. The jewellery pieces, which were designed to replicate curved panther gold plaques seen in the Scythians warriors exhibition, were designed by a variety of jewellers. The Oxus Treasure collection, which retails from

Birmingham jewellery professor recognised for his services to the industry

The Goldsmiths’ Company has recognised the head of Birmingham City University’s School of Jewellery’s 25 years of service to jewellery education with an award to become a Freeman. Professor Stephen Bottomley will officially have the honour bestowed on him at a special event at the London Guildhall later this year, after a selection committee at

Zevar secures The Good Place as new stockist

Silver jewellery brand Zevar has secured The Good Place as its latest stockist. In a bid to expand the brand’s physical retail footprint, Zevar will now be stocked in The Good Place, an elegant boutique in Chelsea, situated between Kings Road and Cheyne Walk. Customers will be able to shop Zevar’s SS16 collection in The

Zevar jewels chosen for British Museum shop

Silver jewellery brand Zevar will be stocked in the British Museum’s shop this year. Since the brand’s launch into the UK market in June 2015, Zevar products have been stocked by several online retailers including ASOS, Shopcade and Independent Boutique. Its debut into the British Museum shop represents Zevar’s first foray into a physical retail

Sima Vaziry creates new collection for the British Museum

The British Museum has commissioned jewellery designer Sima Vaziry to create a new jewellery collection. The range has been commissioned to support the museum’s upcoming Egypt – Faith after the Pharaohs exhibition, which covers Egypt’s journey over 12 centuries, as Jews, Christians and Muslims transformed this ancient land, and tells the story of how a

Azza Fahmy creates new collection for the British Museum

Luxury Egyptian jewellery house, Azza Fahmy, has created a second bespoke capsule retail jewellery collection for the British Museum. The new collection will be available both in the Museum’s Grenville Room and exhibition shop. The Azza Fahmy for The British Museum collection supports the Egypt: Faith after the Pharaohs exhibition (October 29- February 7), which

British Museum responds to costume jewellery boom with new collection

A new collection of costume jewellery has been launched in the British Museum’s Grenville Room shop to respond to a rising demand for statement, semi-precious gemstone pieces. The new range includes earrings, pendants and brooches designed and made in South Korea, inspired by traditional Korean florals. Highlights include a grey agate pendant with labradorite and

Q&A: Mandana Oskoui on collaborating with museums

The designer divulges on the creative process with the British Museum. An exhibition on Viking history at the British Museum might not sound like the most obvious avenue for a jewellery collaboration, but that’s exactly what happened for designer Mandana Oskoui. Buyers at the historic institution felt her structural pieces married perfectly with the heart