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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Emerging Designer PJ COTY 2015, Ellie Air for Firma

The name of the Firma collection is taken from the Italian word for signature, and has been created by Lauren Rowden, who has been designing under the brand name Ellie Air since 2003. Rather than referring to engravings or lettering in some way, the 9ct gold jewellery collection actually pays homage to an antique ring

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Emerging Designer PJ COTY 2015, Anakao for Devoted

New jewellery brand Anakao, which launched earlier this year, takes its name from a small fishing village in Madagascar, which founder Vinay Soudakar describes as “virtually untouched by modernity”. This stretch of white beach and turquoise ocean with its breath-taking sunsets was not just a Instagram-ready moment from an adventurous travelling holiday for Soudakar; Madagascar

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Emerging Designer PJ COTY 2015, Goldneilson for Coalescence

While we’re all familiar with the City-worker -turned-jewellery-designer story, it is not often that you hear about a photographer switching from shooting jewellery to creating it, but that is exactly what Neilson Photography founder Andrew Neilson has done this year with the launch of his own brand Goldneilson. The Coalescence collection is almost impossibly intricate,

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Emerging Designer PJ COTY 2015, Flora Bhattachary for Baoli

The geometric lines of the Baoli jewellery collection by Flora Bhattachary create a strongly modern aesthetic, yet the inspiration behind the designs is ancient. Bhattachary was inspired by the linear architecture of historic Indian water temples, known as baolis, which were often decorated with elaborate carvings. Bhattachary has brought this theme to jewellery with a

WINNER: Emerging Designer PJ COTY 2015, Liz Earle for Botany

Liz Earle is a newcomer to the jewellery industry, but she is no beginner in business. Her ethical beauty brand of the same name, which changed hands from Avon to Walgreens Boots Alliance for £140 million in July, has been serving up ethically created skincare products since 1995. She is now bringing her passion for

Collections of the Year: Emerging Designer

Professional Jeweller is excited to reveal to you the winners and highly commended in this year’s Collections of the Year Emerging Designer category. New designers have been getting noticed with collections inspired by the past, present and the eternal power of gold. From floral motifs to moving designs, please click on the individual links below to see

Two days left to vote for PJ Collections of the Year 2015

There are only two days left to vote for Professional Jeweller’s Collections of the Year 2015. Congratulations to all the finalists who will now be included in the special December issue of Professional Jeweller. Now it is up to the public to vote for the collection they wish to crown Collection of the Year in the

Vote now for PJ Collections of the Year 2015

Voting for Professional Jeweller’s Collections of the Year 2015 is now open to the public. Congratulations to all the finalists who will now be included in the special December issue of Professional Jeweller. Now it is up to the public to vote for the collection they wish to crown Collection of the Year in the

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