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Posts Tagged ‘London Jewellery Week’

Treasure: London Jewellery Week 2012 Show Review

During London Jewellery Week, 11-17 June 2012, we went along to Treasure at Somerset House to check out the best in contemporary jewellery from the UK and Europe, including Amelia's Magazine old friends Tatty Devine and Imogen Belfield.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Grace Hamilton at Treasure by Claire Kearns

Grace Hamilton at Treasure by Claire Kearns

Being a jewellery designer myself I was thrilled to have an invitation to the press view of Treasure at Somerset House during London Jewellery Week, which took place from the 11th to the 17th of June. I particularly enjoy Treasure, as opposed to The Jewellery Show for instance, as it showcases a wider variety of styles and more contemporary cutting edge jewellery. I really enjoyed going around the show talking to designers - all of whom somehow managed to look like models - and here is a selection of my favorite encounters of the night...

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Middlesex University: Ba Hons Jewellery and Accessories Design Graduate Show 2011 Review

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Written by Amelia Gregory

Ceramic pendant by Louise McKay. All photography by Amelia Gregory.
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Written by Matt Bramford

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Green Gold, the Supermodel and the Blood Diamond – a fabulous tale of ethical jewellery

For centuries alchemists tried to turn lead into gold, but today a passionate band of jewellers are trying to turn gold green and create a supply chain as clear as their crystals.

Written by Helen Davis

Mia Farrow, illustrated by Natasha Thompson
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