Tag: jewellery

Designer | Daniella Draper

Designers 12th May 2017 0 Comments

Daniella Draper gains inspiration from a combination of travel and romance. Her range of keepsake jewellery is imbued with a combination of these two leading themes. . Over the years her rustic and elegant designs have been popularised by the likes of Kate Moss and Natasha Khan, from the indie band ‘Bat For Lashes’. Each adventurous piece has also been…

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Engagement Rings With A Twist

Atelier 10th May 2017 0 Comments

When choosing an engagement ring one should always be aware of the fact your beloved will most likely wear it forever. It used to be posited that nothing could compete with a big diamond. That was partly to do with the 1938 De Beers marketing campaign that encouraged consumers to see the diamond as the singular symbol of betrothal. They…

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How is a Gold Ring Made?

Atelier 3rd April 2017 0 Comments

For thousands of years, since the earliest records of human civilisation, gold has been one of our most highly valued natural materials. Egyptian royalty were known to dress themselves in gold and bolster their armour with this glowing metal. Gold jewellery, emblazoned with coloured gemstones, was popular amongst the Mayan and Aztec tribes, whose masterpieces are still widely regarded as…

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Designer | Nektar De Stagni

Designers 1st March 2017 0 Comments

Nektar De Stagni is an American designer who divides her time between studios in New York and Miami. Her work conveys the considered balance of contrasting materials, as well as an effortless mixture of classic and contemporary styles. She mostly uses pure and classical materials like Pearls and Gold with contemporary applications, whilst also allowing her designs to evolve through varied…

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Model of the Month | Doutzen Kroes

Opinion 21st February 2017 0 Comments

There aren’t many style icons as uniquely captivating as the model turned actress, Doutzen Kroes. Born in the rural Dutch village of Eastermar, Kroes grew up with dreams of being a speed skater. She spent most of her time outdoors, enjoying a rustic upbringing and a healthy Frisian lifestyle. “I biked to school every day,” said Doutzen, when asked about…

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