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Q&A: Catherine Marche

Q&A: Catherine Marche

The London-based French jeweller inspired by global design themes. Catherine Marche is a designer inspired an array of global themes and trends, working with precious metals and gemstones. Having begun her career in IT, she turned her hand to jewellery and today works on a number of private commissions and wholesale collections. She tells Professional

Q&A: Nathalie Colin, Swarovski creative director

The Paris-based designers talks books, trends and budding brands. Swarovski creative director Nathalie Colin knows good jewellery design. This year she has launched a jewellery style book, collaborated with Shourouk and still has time to share her tips for new talents breaking into the industry. Inside the monolithic, sparkling loop that was Swarovski’s stand at

Jewellery Girls Q&A:Hannah Trickett, Vicky Leyshon

Gecko’s co-heads of design on working inspiring women in the industry. As part of our Jewellery Girls Rule issue for July, Professional Jeweller heard from 21 females leading their sector of the UK jewellery industry about the challenges of today’s business, making their mark and their inspirations. Gecko’s co-heads of design Hannah Trickett and Vicky

Jewellery Girls Q&A: Beaulagh Brooks, Centrepunch

The training centre founder on the importance of training and skills. As part of our Jewellery Girls Rule issue for July, Professional Jeweller heard from 21 females leading their sector of the UK jewellery industry about the challenges of today’s business, making their mark and their inspirations. Beaulagh Brooks, founder of new jewellery support hub

Q&A: G Bond, I Love Designer

The online retailer bringing jewels from the East to Western shoppers. G Bond is a Malaysian-born business women with an eye for jewellery and accessories. She founded the website I Love Designer two years ago, offering up inspiring jewellery from designers in the East to sell to shoppers in the West. What started out as an

Fairtrade Q&A: Jon Dibben, Jon Dibben Jewellery

On couples opting for Fairtrade Fairmined to give something back. Professional Jeweller’s March 2013 issue takes an in-depth look at the development of Fairtrade Fairmined gold in the UK, from client demand through to supply chain issues, pricing and marketing. Jeweller Jon Dibben was one of the original Fairtrade Fairmined licensees. He says demand for

Fairtrade Q&A: Anna Loucah, Annaloucah

Why time and energy will help put Fairtrade Fairmined on the map. Professional Jeweller’s March 2013 issue takes an in-depth look at the development of Fairtrade Fairmined gold in the UK, from client demand through to supply chain issues, pricing and marketing. Anna Loucah, a fine ethical designer that has worked with Vogue and Oxfam, describes

Q&A: Sian Bostwick

A busy year of fairytale jewellery-making, Treasure and pop-up shops. Sian Bostwick has been steadily building her name on the jewellery scene, but last year marked a breakthrough with appearances at trade shows, pop-up shops, and new stockists. Her collections are inspired by everything from fairytales to modern sci-fi adventures. She was named a NexGem

Q&A: Des Doyle

On why his classic-with-a-twist jewellery is a winning design formula. Des Doyle caught the attention of Professional Jeweller and several UK retailers when he showcased his unusual 18ct gold designs at IJL in 2011. Since then his collections, and stockists, have grown and Doyle continued to produce eye-catching, well made and affordable fine gold designs.

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