Forget Hatton Garden! Georgia Kemball, Ellie Mercer, Isabel Bonner, Bleue Burnham, Rebekah Bide and Joy BC are the young gold and silversmiths injecting new blood into heavy metals.
Documenting the Nameplate debunks the notion that nameplates are nothing more than fancy bits of bling, celebrating the rich, emotional history behind the pieces.
Immie Spilsbury’s wash-your-hands tap signet rings are a sign of the times.
Studio Sisy Phus, Rebekah Bide, Ellie Mercer, Emily Frances Barrett and Isabel Bonner are embracing the alt-retail model that comes with social media sales.
The 36-year-old started designing jewellery on a whim. Now, she’s on the lookout for an environmental organisation to supply her with sea pollutants for her designs.
Designers like Brogan Smith, Shulian Nell, Melted Potato and Marland Backus are at the forefront of a movement which embraces sensuality, loudness and excess in all its glory.
The magic of Athens, salt of the earth craftsmanship and pieces that are seriously easy on the eye. Dive into the mind of Kiki Karayiannis.
Jewellers like SANTANGELO, Janky Jewels, Alterita and Shulian Nell are designing playful, sea-themed pieces inspired by nature, hedonism and the ocean. British weather, be damned.
From magenta knuckle dusters to big sparkly sunset colour gems, Adriana Manso is packing personality into upcycled plastic rings.
Bea Bongiasca’s made-in-Milan rings have wiggled their way into our hearts (and onto our fingers).
Her resin rings went viral and now she’s too busy to make us one. FFS.
Last year, colourful, amorphous rings from jewellers La Manso, Bea Bongiasca, Beepy Bella and Blobb were spotted on celebs and Zoom calls alike. As the world remains under the thumb of a health crisis, THE FACE explores how outsider designers providing nonsensical escapism will continue to dominate in 2021.
Australian jewellery designer Seb Brown weighs in on his love of precious metals, the pleasure in creating and his new Melbourne shop-studio hybrid, at which his rings are handmade.
Side Hustles: Art director Sophia Tassew has harnessed her creative power this lockdown, unleashing a bold accessories brand that’s already bowled over the fashion industry and beyond.
Here’s a practical guide to one of this year’s biggest trends, from picking your bling to after-care and everything in between. Time to flash those pearly whites.