Industry celebrates business prowess at Natural History Museum.
The UK Jewellery Awards has announced its 2013 winners with an event held at the Natural History Museum in London.
A total of 17 awards were given out at the ceremony which was hosted by TV personality Dawn O’Porter. This year’s categories included Multiple Retailer of the Year, Retail Employer of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year and Jewellery Designer of the Year, with a special Oustanding Contribution award given to Central Saint Martins tutor Simon Fraser.
Guest dined below a diplodocus skeleton in the main hall of the museum before the awards took place, with various guest presenters handing out the awards on the night. This year’s judges were a cross-section of the UK jewellery industry and included brand managers, heads of trade associations, company directors and retailers.
UK Jewellery Awards winners 2013
Boutique Retailer of the Year
Multiple Retailer of the Year
Jewellery Designer of the Year
Sophie Harley Design
Etailer of the Year
Highly Commended: Fellows Auction House
Luxury Watch Brand of the Year
Marketing Campaign of the Year
Keanes Jewellers Start Your Own Story
Platinum Bridal Collection of the Year
Sharman D Neill
Retail Employer of the Year
Allum & Sidaway
Watch Brand of the Year
New Designer of the Year
Jewellery Brand of the Year
Store Design of the Year
Independent Retailer of the Year
Retail Star of the Year
Abigail Stradling, Allum & Sidaway
Supplier of the Year
Watch Retailer of the Year
The Watch Gallery
Outstanding Contribution to the Industry
Simon Fraser, Central Saint Martins