Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Ottoman Hands

Working closely with Turkish gem cutters and jewellers, Deniz Gurdal established Ottoman Hands jewellery brand in 2009. Blending modern designs and old Ottoman traditions, Gurdal has created exquisitely hand crafted jewellery using beautiful gemstones and gold plated brass.

Turquoise Drop Earrings £48, Chunky Lapis Ring £38, Labradorite Wrapping Arm Cuff £45, Lapis and Ruby Drop Earrings £42, Tear Turquoise Necklace £114


Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Didi Jewellery

Didi Colley has been designing jewellery under the Didi Jewellery label for 12 years. After graduating from Edinburgh, she qualified as a gemologist and has established herself in both the UK and USA industry. Working between Miami and London her style stays true to the materials she uses and keeps her jewellery simplistic yet beautiful.

Amethyst Sovereign Crystal Pendant £185, Blue Chalcedony Regal Pencil Ring £80, Diamond Disc Earrings £1645, Pink Sapphire Diamond Pendant £1510, Lapis Pencil Pendant £70.00, Amethyst Banded Ring £60.00
All available to purchase from here.


Founded by Karla Diaz Cano, Tiklari was created after a visit to Istanbul in 2010. Meaning 'colourful adornment' and taking inspiration from Turkey's rich jewellery culture Tiklari jewellery is made using traditional techniques, precious metals and semi precious stones.

Feray Earrings Green $76.00, Halid II Ring $56.00, Tara Ring Pearl $54.00, Beyza Necklace Turquoise $170,Tara Bracelet Pearl $36.00
All available from the Tiklari Shop

Thursday, 5 September 2013

Professional Jeweller Top 100 of 2013

Want to know who is at the top of the jewellery industry game? Well look no further, the Professional Jeweller Hot 100 2013 has been revealed at a gem studded event at One Marylebone in London.

Check out who made the list on the Professional Jeweller website here.
And watch out for some future posts showing some of my favourites!


Wednesday, 12 June 2013

The Charm Works

As a child I was fascinated by my mothers charm bracelet, every link was filled of little gold treasures and I loved the way it jingled with every movement.
Each charm had a story and a sentimental element which made me adore the bracelet even more.
The Charm Works is a fantastic company offering a huge range of sterling silver charms and bracelets. The quality and the price is outstanding and I've had huge amounts of fun designing my own bracelets with there online bracelet builder.
The Charm Works was founded in 2008 by internet wizard Alex who has dedicated his time in becoming a charm selling expert, and
creating a company who prides itself on great customer service.
Here are a few of my favourite charms ...

Want to win a silver charm? Enter the weekly prize draw by liking The Charm Works on Facebook!

Getting married soon? The Charm Works have an amazing competition at the moment ...

For your chance to win a set of personalised silver charm bracelets for your wedding (worth £300!) sign up to The Charm Works newsletter.
Go and check out there charms and try out making your own bracelets, also take advantage of there free shipping for orders over £20!

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Professional Jeweller Treasure Competition

The Professional Jeweller annual Treasure Competition is upon us. Having recieved a record number of entries, the talented panel of retail buyers and industry experts have shortlisted 10 jewellers who all have the chance to win one of 3 stands at jewellery show Treasure.
The 10 finalists are Anes Kim, Annabelle Lucilla, Crux London, Imogen Belfield, Novo Hombre, Rachel Boston, Ros Millar, Rosita Bonita, Smith/Grey and Tessa Metcalfe.

Want to know who will be getting my vote? Here are my top picks ...

Launched in 2012 by Katie Woodward, this jewellery brand was named after the smallest star formation in the universe. Mixing metals and unique gemstones this jewellery brand is sleek and effortlessly wearable.

Central St Martins graduate Rachel Boston creates her jewellery in her East London workshop. Taking her inspiration from nature, contemporary culture and high fashion she produces beautifully hand crafted, strongly designed jewellery.

Born and bred in London, Tessa Metcalfe takes inspiration from her home city. With a fascination with taxidermy and wildlife, her desire to never let anything go to waste has resulted in creating beautiful jewellery from interesting sources.

Make sure to visit the Treasure jewellery show from June 13th-16th at Somerset House, London.

Check out the 10 shortlisted jewellers on the Professional Jeweller's competition gallery and pick your favourite, the 3 with the most votes will win a fantastic opportunity to exhibit at this prestigious show.

Voting closes on Tuesday 26th March at 4pm. Who will be getting your vote?

Monday, 18 March 2013

Lauren Wolf

After studying jewellery design in the mountains of Mexico, Lauren Wolf developed her jewellery range and works out of her California studio. Her jewellery is inspired by her love of travel and unique artefaces and her pieces are available in over 40 boutiques worldwide.

Large Silver Stingray Crescent $625, Cleopatra 18K Yellow Gold and Diamond Ring $6000, One of a Kind 18k Yellow Gold and Ruby Slice Earrings $6800, Sixe Strand Pyrite Bracelet $500, Silver Stingray Large Spike Bracelet $600
All available for purchase on the Lauren Wolf website.