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Fiona Paxton: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Preview Interview

Meet Fiona Paxton: queen of beading!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fiona Paxton Green dress - Yasuko necklace
Fiona Paxton is a jeweller who works with the fine art of tambour beading to create bold earrings, necklaces and bracelets. I spoke with her about her intriguing career and her eye-catching designs.

You started out as a textile designer: how did you make the transition to making jewellery?
I wanted to launch my own collection and the initial idea was fringed scarves with fine chains. During the design and sampling process I tried some scarves with the chains looping around. It then just snowballed from there - I showed a few people the samples and the reaction was incredible. I just built on the original designs each season and broadened the collection. I have had to learn everything along the way and I still am.

Fiona Paxton by Claire Bartrop
Fiona Paxton by Claire Bartrop.

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