Tag Archives: Flora Bhattachary

Applications open for Goldsmiths’ Centre Setting Out programme

Applications are now being accepted for the business incubation programme Setting Out 2017 at the Goldsmiths’ Centre in Clerkenwell. The programme is open to eight talented emerging jewellery, silversmithing and allied trade businesses. Now in its fifth year, this intensive year-long course is delivered by a dedicated team of business and creative specialists and focuses on

HOT 100 2015 NEXGEMS: Flora Bhattachary

“Being selected for the Professional Jeweller Hot 100 is an acknowledgment from the trade of all the hard work I’ve put into my business over the past year,” explains Flora, whose fine jewellery designs with exquisite carved gemstones and pearls have certainly captured our attention this year. She continues: “Winning the EC One Unsigned Award

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

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

IJL launches KickStart initiative for 2016

Trade show International Jewellery London has opened applications for its KickStart mentoring programme, where ten of the most promising designers are chosen to show at the 2016 show. The KickStart initiative is supported by the National Association of Jewellers and has helped 70 young designers since its launch in 2009. Potential KickStarters are invited to

Dazzle exhibition celebrates 34 years

Contemporary jewellery selling exhibition, Dazzle, will return to London for the 34th year in November. The Dazzle exhibition will be held at London’s Oxo Tower Wharf from Sunday November 8 – Sunday January 10. The 34th edition of the show is set to be a bumper year, showcasing over 80 contemporary jewellery designers from 15