cheapside hoard jewellery | adorn london

This October sees the unveiling of London’s famed, not to mention mysterious, Cheapside Hoard – the world’s largest cache of Elizabethan and early Stuart jewellery which was discovered in 1912 buried in a cellar in London’s Cheapside district. I’ve been lucky enough to have private tour of some of the Cheapside Hoard jewellery at the Museum […]

melanie georgacopoulos | pearl jewellery | adorn london

Here at Adorn London HQ we firmly believe that there’s more to wearing jewellery than the simple act of self-adornment. Of course, looking good and feeling great are as important to us as they are to all women, but the jewellery that really inspires us is that whose conception is underpinned by an interesting concept […]

harry winston jewelry | wallpaper* | adorn london

I’ve just been perusing the August issue of Wallpaper* magazine which, this month, happens to be the annual ‘Handmade’ edition in which Wallpaper showcases a host of collaborative ventures with the world’s leading craftsmen and women. Amongst the many splendid objects tempting me from those glossy pages one in particular caught my eye – this 60cm […]

Pamukkale Terraces, Turkey; Earrings from the Terraces collection It’s always a treat to have new jewellery brands brought to my attention and as I like to share the love, I thought I’d introduce you to Vasundhara Parakh’s eponymous fine jewellery collection. Like many  jewellery afficionados – myself included – London-based Parakh’s love of the shiny […]

Cartier Jewelry | Adorn London | Selfridges | Jewelry News

I’ve always said that if for some as yet unknown – and highly improbable – reason I had to pick one shop in which to live out the rest of my days it would be Selfridges. So far, that situation hasn’t presented itself, but whenever I’m in the vicinity, I need little excuse to pop […]

India International Jewellery Week | LoveGold | Adorn London

Juliet and I were lucky enough to spend last week at India International Jewellery Week in Mumbai where we covered the catwalk shows – and specifically the gold jewellery trends –  in collaboration with LoveGold. With 30 shows taking place over five days there was plenty to grab our attention, but what struck us most […]

Lorenz Baumer | Jewellery Boutique | Adorn London

My latest post for the Financial Times’ ‘How To Spend It Online’ went live last week so I thought I’d share the link with you. Entitled Luxury à la Française, it’s an interview with French haute jeweller Lorenz Bäumer who recently opened his first boutique on Paris’ Place Vendôme. Baumer – who is also the […]

susie stenmark | stenmark jewels | adorn london | jewellery blog

Susie Stenmark, Creative Director of new luxury fine jewellery brand, Stenmark Jewellery is an avid reader of Adorn London and said this: ‘I am a great admirer of Adorn London for its comprehensive overview of the jewellery business and for its focus on individuals within the scene’. The feeling is mutual when it comes to […]

Lanvin AW13/14 | Jewellery | Adorn London | Pearls

My first pet was a white duck called Pipas. Boy, I loved that bird, but my parents had other ideas (who knew ducks could be so smelly) and one day Pipas went back to the farm (ahem) never to be seen again. So perhaps it’s a dash of nostalgia that has made me fall for […]

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