Summer lovin' jewellery

Today we’ve cheered ourselves up by putting together an assortment of summer lovin’ jewellery that’s big on style (and scale!) and bold in colour.

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Affectionately referred to as the ‘ Rock Star” by his friends, Jean-Noel Soni’s novel approach to stone cutting has carved him a niche within the gem cutting industry. We catch up with him to find out more…

    It’s been creeping into jewellery for a little while now… Hints of tropical colour here, a mixture of gemstone cuts there. Now, brought together in collections of vivid jewellery – from ear climbers to bold gemstone necklaces – the vogue for luscious jewels is everywhere. The fresh, summer tones of the recent Portofino […]

  The lush gardens of Martinique combined with the lofty tiaras of the Belle Epoque era have inspired Chaumet’s latest diamond jewellery collection Joséphine – a sparkling tribute to Napoleon’s first wife and first Empress of France, Joséphine de Beauharnais. Opting for muslin, lace and floral motifs in her dresses and jewellery, Joséphine’s femininity brought […]

      Scrolls, pleats, twists… The swirling, flowing, silken texture of ribbon has inspired Soie Dior, the latest couture collection from Dior Joaillerie presented in the midst of Paris Couture. With pops of colour that echo Raf Simon’s recent Dior Couture fall 2015 runway, the collection toys with the sumptuous texture and colours of […]

Multicoloured gemstone necklace by Grima   Van Cleef & Arpels, Fabergé, Hemmerle, Theo Fennell, Cartier, Grima, Fred Leighton, Carnet, Bogh-Art… And so the list goes on. A stellar line up of houses brought showstopping jewels to Masterpiece London 2015, with creations that – in the sixth year of the Masterpiece London show – continued to […]

Flowers are an eternal symbol in jewellery design, but often it’s form over symbolism that captures a designer’s eye. Not quite for British jeweller Alex Monroe, whose upcoming Language of Flowers collection celebrates how blooms were perceived and presented by the Victorians. Known for capturing women’s hearts with his cute yet eclectic style, Alex’s past collections have explored […]

  In the late June heat, scores of graduates gathered inside the imposing Granary Building behind London’s King’s Cross, home to the famed Central Saint Martins school of art and design. These bright young jewellers, at the end of their degree courses, were present to showcase an intriguing array of jewellery designs, from those that […]

  #NotYourGrandmasPearls is the statement driving US pearl jewellery brand Victoria Six, which Adorn Jewellery Blog is falling head over heels for – and fast. Having discovered this Los Angeles-based jeweller on our recent trip to the Las Vegas jewellery show, we were intrigued and impressed with Victoria Six’s ethos. Put simply: transforming timeless, traditional and […]