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Professional Jeweller has officially unveiled the 2016 Hot 100 during a glamorous garden party at the Kensington Roof Gardens. More than 450 guests gathered together at the exclusive location to enjoy a lavish three-course barbecue and finally find out who has been chosen as the most inspiring, innovative and influential members of the UK jewellery trade. Now

HOT 100 TRENDSETTERS: Elizabeth Galton, Creative Director, Mappin & Webb

Whatever happens between now and December, Elizabeth Galton will always look upon 2016 as one of the most memorable of her jewellery career. Being appointed a Freeman of the City of London and a RCA Innovation Business Fellow rank as major highlights for the Dorset-born designer, while the launch of Mappin & Webb’s flagship boutique

HOT 100 TRENDSETTERS: Bec Astley Clarke, Founder, Astley Clark

When Bec Astley Clarke founded her business, her intention was to create a world-class destination for celebrating colour and gemstones in fine jewellery. Setting out on her journey with a carefully curated selection of designer jewellers, she admits to having never dreamt that Astley Clarke would become the go-to brand it is today. “This last

HOT 100 TRENDSETTERS: Siobhan Maher, Senior Designer, Domino Jewellery

Last year, Siobhan Maher became senior designer for Domino’s New Product Development team, taking responsibility for the company’s core brochures and products. At a business so focused on innovation, this role is no small task. “It’s been a new and hugely enjoyable challenge,” she says. “I’ve spent this year bringing to market product that I’m

HOT 100 TRENDSETTERS: Sarah Jordan, Creative Design Consultant, Hockley Mint & Sarah Jordan Jewellery

Sarah Jordan’s collaboration with Hockley Mint is proving fruitful in ways that the two parties could only have dreamed of when they set out on their mission to entice new customers and re-invigorate established buyers in the world of jewellery. Over the past 12 months they have launched no fewer than 78 new designs, with

HOT 100 TRENDSETTERS: Christina Lenihan, Design Director, Buckley London

The past 12 months have witnessed the complete relaunch of Buckley London, incorporating trend-led fashion pieces into the brand’s existing portfolio of classic, simple profiles. Having played a key role in this bold project, Christina Lenihan is duly proud of the results. “The reward was worth the challenge,” she states. “With the new styling I

HOT 100 TRENDSETTERS: Desiree Pringle, Creative Director, Gecko

It’s proving to be a busy year at Gecko, as the brand is not only celebrating its 25-year anniversary – it’s also launching three new collections under the creative expertise of Desiree Pringle. “Seeing the Orla Kiely Charm fashion jewellery collection through to a successful launch in March is definitely my greatest business achievement so

HOT 100 TRENDSETTERS: Maia Adams & Juliet Hutton-Squire, Head of Global Research & Head of Global Strategy, Adorn Insight

Although the subscriber side of our site is constantly evolving and improving, it’s no secret that our public face was in need of a makeover after five years,” admits Maia Adams candidly, as she discusses the digital redesign that has reinforced Adorn Insight’s identity as a specialist jewellery-focused market intelligence agency. The rebirth of the