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A round up of this week's international jewellery news...

The man who gambled his firm on a £50,000 sword

BBC The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to London-based silversmith Grant Macdonald.


London fashion designer turns abandoned festival tents into couture collection

Evening Standard: ‘In Tents: The After Party’ shows what happens once the fun is over.

How artisan skills can empower Syrian refugee women

FT: An agency is training aspiring jewellers in Jordan to start their own businesses.

The New high jewellery collections

The Times: Pieces that offer couture houses a fresh platform for creativity.

Confident buyers turn to loose gems to create bespoke jewellery

FT: Consumers are designing personal pieces through a stones-first approach.

Cleethorpes star jeweller plans New York shop and why she would love to design for the Duchess of Cambridge

Grimsby Telegraph: Daniella Draper started in Cleethorpes and has had jewellery worn by Kate Moss, Ed Sheeran and Take That.

Jeweller who started her business with £1,000 at her mother's kitchen table reveals she's planning stores in New York and St Tropez

Daily Mail: A jeweller from a small seaside town in Lincolnshire has revealed how her fledgling business got a very lucky break when she was just 21, when Kate Moss was photographed wearing 'an armful' of her silver bangles.

Pinky Rings Are The New Jewellery Trend We Can’t Get Enough Of

Harpers Bazaar: Even Priyanka Chopra and Blake Lively are fans…

Meet the Dover Street Market family

Evening Standard: On the cusp of Dover Street Market’s 15th anniversary, Rachael Dove rounds up the department store’s best-loved creatives to reflect on their time with Rei Kawakubo and co — spears, magpies and all.

Jeweller Ana Khouri on how sculpture inspires her empowering, one-of-a-kind diamond designs

The Telegraph: Fine jeweller Ana Khouri's New York apartment is the stuff of interior-magazine dreams. Lofty, white-walled rooms filled with art by Louise Bourgeois and Richard Prince, Hans Wegner chairs, a wardrobe full of Valentino and vintage - at least, that's what you'd imagine it to be.

Meet Alighieri, the jewellery loved by the literati

The Telegraph: If you don’t yet know about Alighieri, the Dante-inspired jewellery label that has become as cultish as Ganni or Rixo’s dresses, you will soon.

Case Study How luxury online jeweller Annoushka struck gold with new ecomm platform

Internet Retiling: Online jeweller Annoushka delivers personalisation, payments, customer services and analytics boost with new platform.

Three-quarters of Brits can't spot difference between real and fake jewellery

Wales Online: Gold items are the hardest to identify if they are genuine or not.

Mick Jagger is every inch the doting dad as he supports daughter Jade at the LFW launch of her jewellery collection

Daily Mail: And Mick Jagger was every inch the devoted dad as he supported daughter Jade at the London Fashion Week launch of her jewellery collection on Friday at the swanky Nolita Social bar.

Louis Vuitton's New High Jewelry Collection Was Inspired by Medieval Heroines

Town and Country: Francesca Amfitheatrof 's Riders of the Knights collection evokes elements of arms and armor.

The Jewelry Brand Trying To Transform The Gemstone Mining Industry

Forbes: When Guya Merkle’s father died in 2007, she inherited his small jewelry production business.

Good Vibes Only With Danish Jewelry Designer Vibe Harsløf

Forbes: Based in Copenhagen, jewelry designer Vibe Harsløf has become known for her distinct style, which sees her merge classic Scandi minimalism with a dose of contemporary sub-cultures for good measure.

Dinosaur Poop Jewelry Is the Perfect Gift for the Science Lover Who Has Everything

Futurism: Mini Museum offers earrings and pendants made from coprolite – fossilized dino feces.

The New Hermès High Jewelry is Not For Wallflowers

Town and Country: Hermès showed its Enchaînement Libres high jewelry collection stateside for the first time, just a day after New York Fashion Week.

Jewelry Designer Rachel Loren On Culture Clashes, Nostalgia, Art And The Craving Of Gold

Forbes: The women of Loren Stewart make cool jewelry, probably the coolest.

Ejects Is The Wearable Cassette Jewelry You Didn't Know You Needed

MixMag: MiniDiscs and mini cassettes transform into must-have earrings, necklaces and more.

Designer Cindy Chao on the link between architecture and jewellery

The National: The award-winning art jeweller tells us about the influence her family’s background brings to her sculptural creations.

Downton Abbey's fashion designer reveals costume casualties, MISSING jewels and why the men deserve more credit

Hello: Downton's behind the scenes secrets!


Rebecca van Rooijen


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