Tag Archives: jewellery design

Weston Beamor unveils shortlist for annual design awards

Three Birmingham City University School of Jewellery students have been shortlisted as finalists in an annual design competition run by Weston Beamor. Entrant of the Live Project design competition, which is open to all BCU students in their second year of a Higher National Diploma in Jewellery Manufacturing, had to design a wedding and engagement

Hockley Mint design competition reaches final stage

Birmingham-based jewellery manufacturer Hockley Mint has revealed the six finalists in its 25th anniversary design competition. The finalists are Anna Carter, Yasmin Everley, Roxanne Gilbert, Angela Gillies, Yvonne Knights and Jessica Mead, all of whom have been applauded by the judges for their creativity and vision. Gary Wroe, managing director of Hockley Mint, said: “We were overwhelmed

Q&A: Fei Liu, jewellery designer

How has your journey in the jewellery industry prepared you to help students transition to becoming professionals? The journey began from when I was student, I took a step ahead into the industry which had developed myself from a graduate student to a professional who was responsible for another commercial organisation for their product development

Hockley Mint opens curtains for design competition in style

Jewellery house Hockley Mint officially launched its design competition at the Jewellery & Watch show yesterday, marking its 25th year in business. A Champagne reception was held in celebration of the launch by the Birmingham-based manufacturer, which is inviting jewellery designers to create a unique, one-off piece of jewellery. The winning jewellery piece will be

COLLECTIONS OF THE YEAR 2016: Emerging Designer

Meet the new designers who have been catching the industry’s attention with collections inspired by birds, gemstones and movement. Click on the links to see the products: WINNER: Forget Me Knot by Lily Gabriella Jewellery Highly Commended: Flight by Vicky Lew Highly Commended: Phoenix by Daou Jewellery Highly Commended: Theda by Cara Tonkin Highly Commended: Cara

FEATURE: Senior Domino designer discusses the new Sienna collection

With the launch of Domin’s eagerly anticipated Sienna collection this month, Professional Jeweller meets senior designer Siobhan Maher to find out more about the design process behind the striking new jewellery pieces… Domino’s latest range, Sienna, features a wide selection of eye-catching pieces, from extravagant design-led clusters, to classic solitaire designs. The semi-set diamond rings

Theo Fennell to exhibit winning CSM designs

British jewellery designer Theo Fennell will continue to support Central Saint Martin’s by exhibiting rings designed by four students. Theo Fennell is passionate about promoting and nurturing young talent, and actively supports the future of the British jewellery and silversmithing industries through its annual young designers and jewellers programme, ‘Gilded Youth’. As part of this

Jacobs the Jewellers launches 2016 young designer contest

Jacobs the Jewellers has launched the second year of its Reading-based young designers competition in association with the Bishopsland Educational Trust and the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths. Following the success of last year’s debut event, the Bishopsland Educational Trust, a jewellery design postgraduate course provider based in South Oxfordshire, has launched this year’s  public competition

Gemworld Munich launches young designer competition

Gem and jewellery trade show Gemworld Munich has opened nominations for its competition aimed at young designers, with the finalists presenting the winning plans at the Young Designers’ Corner of the show from 28 to 30 October 2016. Applications are accepted from students and recent graduates who have completed university, college or training school studies within