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

The Grown-Up Way To Wear Punk-Inspired Jewellery

The Tines: The hint of anarchy you need right now.

Eight Emerging Jewellery Designers to Know This Fashion Month

Another: As London Fashion Week commences, eight jewellery designers whose work you can expect to see among the Autumn/Winter 2020 collections.

How Banksy has transformed the fortunes of the Jewellery Quarter

Birmingham Mail: Thousands of fans flocked from across the globe to see the Banksy mural.

Under the loupe: Patcharavipa embrace texture with Clues Couture

Wallpaper: The Wallpaper* ‘Under the loupe’ gallery puts jewellery under the magnifying glass – check here for weekly selections and reflections from our editors.

Rococo-core, the Jewellery Aesthetic Sweeping Fashion

Another: Minimalism is out, pure opulence is in – from Alighieri to Joanna Burke and Georgia Kemball, a new wave of jewellery designers are putting a small, gilded lining on a world that, right now, seems grey and bleak.

Alighieri Is Making Jewellery You’ll Want to Have (and Cherish) Forever

Another: Alighieri founder Rosh Mahtani opens up about her beautiful Autumn/Winter 2020 show, which saw her presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design by Princess Anne.

Cartier is launching an immersive experience of its Panthere collection in Melbourne

Vogue: On Friday, March 6, luxury jeweller Cartier will be launching a temporary retrospective in Melbourne’s Federation Square titled Into The Wild Experience which explores the rich, century-spanning history of its Panthere de Cartier collection.

Alighieri’s Rosh Mahtani Wins The Queen Elizabeth II Award 2020

Vogue: “I feel really proud that jewellery is being recognised”: Alighieri founder Rosh Mahtani discusses why it’s such an honour to win the award; and how jewellery connects community, transcends generations and perfectly suits a sustainable mindset.

The new rules of engagement (and it doesn't only include diamonds)

The Telegraph: Gone are the days when women wait to be presented with diamond rings. Now, it's all about coloured gems - and women are doing the choosing.

Meet Anabela Chan, the jeweller making fantastical floral earrings from recycled drinks cans

The Telegraph: Anabela Chan fuses flamboyantly coloured aluminium with lab-grown gemstones in a collection with serious impact.

Roman snake ring found in Buckinghamshire declared treasure

BBC: A Roman ring might have been made by the same jeweller behind a famous hoard and would have belonged to "someone with access to a fair amount of money".

Handcrafted diamonds are proving big business for London based jewellers Taylor & Hart

London TV: London based, bespoke engagement ring specialists, Taylor & Hart is proud to announce the opening of the company’s first workshop in London thanks to significant business growth. The opening of the workshop highlights the successes of the business since its launch in 2013, whereby all Taylor & Hart jewellery will now be finished on site by highly skilled craftsmen.

These radical artists are screwing with jewellery in 2020

ID: Florence Tétier, Shalva Nikvashvili, Anouk van Klaveren, and Alan Crocetti are expanding the meaning and function of bodily adornments.

How to make your jewellery more ethical

Marie Claire: Whilst it’s always tempting to buy new jewellery, it’s certainly an area where you can be more sustainable, by investing in the pieces that you already have. I enlisted the help of EC One’s in-house workshop to redesign my grandmother’s jewellery into a diamond band, by recycling the materials from the existing piece into something I can wear with everything. The new ring is more modern and to my taste but still reminds me of my grandmother each time I wear it.

The new Bond girl is set to dazzle in Chopard’s ethical diamonds

Prestige Online: Chopard is making an appearance in the latest Bond film, No Time To Die. The Swiss luxury jewellery and watch maker is an official partner of the movie that’s slated to release in Malaysia on 9 April.

Jewellery designer to receive Queen Elizabeth II Award

Fashion United: London-based Rosh Mahtani of jewellery label Alighieri will be the third recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, the British Fashion Council has confirmed.

Meet the Bro-och: The Lapel Jewelry That’s Taking Red Carpets by Storm

Bloomberg: Jeweled pins aren’t just for dowager countesses anymore.

In Jewelry, a Mix of Design and Sales

NY Times: A Canadian designer has followed his parents’ example to build a business.

London’s Jewelry ‘Garden’

NY Times: Hatton Garden has long been known as the center of Britain’s jewelry trade. Now, independent makers and small businesses are trying to ensure it keeps that role.

Fall 2020 Jewelry Trends Straight from the Runways

Harpers Bazaar: Get set to shop for decadently heavy chains, fanciful feathers, and high-carat rhinestones.

Top 12 Jewelry Looks on the Oscars Red Carpet

Hollywood Reporter: Charlize Theron’s Tiffany & Co. necklace, Regina King’s Harry Winston bracelet and Renee Zellweger’s David Webb ring were among the standout gems.

NYFW Fall/Winter 2020-2021 Jewelry Trends

Forbes: The trends that we have been seeing for the past few years on the runway, red carpet and in the design studios continue to evolve. There are a few new themes but for the most part, the styles that have been most popular such as hoop earrings, charm necklaces, link chains and pearls which have all been in revival mode are back on the fall/winter 2020-2021 ready-t0-wear catwalks and are dominating the jewelry design studios.

Spring’s Most Enchanting Shell Jewelry

NY Times: Rings, earrings, bracelets and more to channel your inner beachcomber — even if summer feels far away.

20/20 Jewels: True? False? Or Just Fabulous?

Vogue: Dramatic developments in High Jewellery include diamonds that beat Nature at her own game.

20 of the Blingiest and Boldest Oscar Jewelry Moments of All Time

Vogue: Diamonds—and rubies, emeralds, or pearls—are an Academy Awards attendee’s best friend. Nothing completes a look like the right jewelry, and on Oscar night, celebrities have always found unique ways to shine.

All the Best Jewelry from the 2020 Oscars Red Carpet

Vogue: If ever there were a time to go over the top, it’s on Oscar night. And bold fashion necessitates bling—you can’t wear a haute couture gown without a few diamonds. The competition for the biggest, brightest, and most expensive jewelry can be fierce. 2020’s ceremony was no exception.

2020 Oscars: The Best Jewels On The Red Carpet

Forbes: As is often the case at the Oscars it was diamonds that ruled the red carpet as stars sparkled wearing Forevermark, Bulgari, Chopard, Harry Winston, Cartier and jewels from other international brands and acclaimed jewelry designers. The overall look of the evening was elegant and tasteful with a balance of earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Color was at a minimum.

Bvlgari, Cartier & More: Most Spectacular Jewels at the Oscars 2020

Prestige Online: Arguably the year’s most glamorous ceremony, not to mention the biggest event in Hollywood, the Oscars is not only a stage for cinema’s best — but the red carpet also provides a showcase of spectacular pieces of high jewellery, by some of the world’s most prestigious luxury houses.


Rebecca van Rooijen


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