Inspiration

Designer of the Month 2020 Roundup

Every month, we focus on a different Designer of the Month to see what inspires them to create and what initially drove them to become a jewellery maker. As we begin a new year, we thought this was a good point to look back

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  • Fashion Week Jewellery Trends 2020

    Fashion Week’s around the world have now been and gone but what were the key jewellery trends? We delved into the archives to find out! Chain Chain looks set to be big for 2020 in every sense of the word! Chain has always been an integral part of jewellery design, but this year it will […]

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  • Mother’s Day 2020

    The key to a really good Mother’s Day present is to make it personal. Don’t just go for the generic flowers or chocolates this year, think of the things that make your mum smile; her hobbies, her passions, perhaps the thing she only gets to do when all the jobs she does for everyone else […]

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    Designer of the Month – March 2020 – Christine Pearson

    Jewellery maker Christine Pearson has a very interesting history in jewellery making and specialises in colourful pieces that are mostly made with enamel. She likes to create unusual pieces that are bold and envision the personality of the wearer. View some of her work, read about where she gets her inspiration from and more in […]

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  • How to elevate your jewellery packaging

    You’ve made your pieces of jewellery, but what’s next? The designs sell themselves, but the way you present your jewellery is also part of the overall charm – so choosing the right jewellery packaging is extremely important. And you can get creative with it, too! Elevate your jewellery packaging with small decorative elements like ribbons […]

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  • Award Season – Top Jewellery Trends

    When Winter comes around, we know to expect award ceremonies. This year’s condensed events were dominated by some expected big names, such Joaquin Phoenix for Joker, Brad Pitt for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Renee Zellweger for Judy. This is as well as some notable wild cards, such as Bong Joon-Ho for Parasite. […]

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    Designer of the Month – February 2020 – Rebecca Blakeway

    Jewellery maker Rebecca Blakeway is a great fan of the outdoors, which also inspires her jewellery pieces, with the use of small details and colours in the statement pieces she creates. View some of her work, read about where she gets her inspiration from and more in this month’s Designer of the Month interview. Let […]

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  • Jewellery Trends 2020

    It is now 2020. We have not only welcomed a new year but a new decade too. So we wonder, what trends could we expect to see in the world of jewellery this year? What will be the Jewellery Trends of 2020? The UK hallmarking date letters change annually on January 1st each year. The […]

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    Designer of the Month – January 2020 – Derek Prescott

    Jewellery maker Derek Prescott keeps coming back to jewellery making, as his passion for it is so strong. His work is experimental, inspired by nature and easy to wear. View some of his work, read about where he gets his inspiration from and more in this month’s Designer of the Month interview. Let us know […]

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  • The Cooksongold Review of 2019

    As we move towards the close of another year, it is a good time to take stock and reflect on what has gone before. In our business that means taking a little time to do some analysis of some of the new products introduced throughout the course of the year. Like so many others, this […]

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  • Designer of the Month: Natasha Cross

    Jewellery maker Natasha Cross likes to create intricate silver pieces, as well as work with beads and wire. She describes her style as classic yet quirky, and thinks that jewellery making should be considered a sport. View some of her work, read about where she gets her inspiration from and more in this month’s Designer […]

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  • Christmas Clay Ideas

    Clay in its various formats is a great medium to produce quick and varied designs. Fimo, PMC and modelling clay can all be utilised at this time of year to produce trinkets, charms and decorations that will give your Christmas that unique touch. When working with clay, the techniques used are fairly universal and can […]

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  • Designer of the Month: A Little Trinket

    Jewellery maker Anna, aka A Little Trinket specialises in lampworking. Although trained in other fields, it was a passion and love of the artform that led her to this particular type of jewellery making. View some of her work, read about where she gets her inspiration from and more, in this month’s Designer of the […]

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