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Jewellery designers receive royal seal of approval at London Fashion Week

Jewellery designers receive royal seal of approval at London Fashion Week

Jewellery designers exhibiting at this year’s London Fashion Week received the royal seal of approval from the Queen who popped in on a surprise visit yesterday (February 20). When the room emptied because an unexpected guest had arrived, the jewellery designers couldn’t believe their eyes when the Queen walked through the doors with British Fashion

Merci Maman officially receives trade accolade at Buckingham Palace event

Kitchen table idea turned into £3m-turnover business Merci Maman has been rewarded by The Queen for its achievements in international trade. It was announced earlier this year that the personalised jewellery company had been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, and yesterday (July 11) the founder, Béatrice de Montille, a London mum who launched

Merci Maman receives royal seal of approval in 10th anniversary year

London-based personalised jewellery company Merci Maman has scooped the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category. For the brand, which was founded by Beatrice de Montille  in 2007, this royal seal of approval joins many accolades secured by the company in a short space of time. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are given

FEATURE: Joanne Milner shares her vision for Garrard

Professional Jeweller  visited the House of Garrard to discuss the British brand’s rich history, Royal heritage and plans for the future with chief executive Joanne Milner and creative director Sara Prentice… With an impressive history dating back to 1735 and a renowned royal heritage, it is no wonder Garrard always has one eye firmly on

The Queen visits luxury Scottish jewellery showroom

The Queen visited historic Edinburgh-based luxury jewellers Hamilton & Inches on July 8 to meet craftsmen who are part of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust. 2016 marks 150 years in business for Hamilton & Inches, a jewellers which has held a Royal Warrant for over 120 years. The Queen visited the luxury jewellery showroom with

Alex Monroe expands Buckingham Palace collection

British jewellery brand Alex Monroe has expanded its Alex Monroe for Buckingham Palace collection. Following the success of last year’s debut, the Royal Collection Trust have invited Alex Monroe back to revisit the Palace and expand on the range. Whilst the previous collection centred around the interiors of Buckingham Palace, this season Alex Monroe was

Garrard honours the Queen with limited edition pieces

Official silverware supplier to Ascot Garrard has launched the ‘Queen Elizabeth II Royal Ascot Winners’ Rule’ and the commemorative ‘Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday Celebration Beaker’. In 2013, Her Majesty’s life-long associations with Royal Ascot was marked by the Queen becoming the first British Monarch to win the Ascot Gold Cup in over 200 years

HOT 100 2015 TRENDSETTERS: Ivonna Poplanska

There aren’t many people in the jewellery trade as universally liked as Ivonna Poplanska, who shot to industry fame when her Eternal Dove brooch was worn by the Queen in 2012. Cut forward a few years and Ivonna has been busy working as the creative director for fine diamond and gemstone jewellery company, UJT Ltd.

Queen wears winning Jubilee brooch to Sandringham

Ivonna Poplanska’s BJA competition design gets official debut. The Queen wore the winning Eternal Dove brooch, designed by Ivonna Poplanska for the British Jewellers’ Association Diamond Jubilee brooch competition, on Christmas Day as she visited Sandringham – the first official outing of the brooch since it was gifted to the Queen earlier in December. The