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BAJ Digest: Your weekly jewellery news roundup - 27th February | BAJ

BAJ Digest: Your weekly jewellery news roundup – 27th February

BAJ Digest: Your weekly jewellery news roundup – 27th February

Here at the British Academy of Jewellery we like to stay up to date with what’s happening in the jewellery and design world. Welcome to the next instalment of our BAJ Digest – a weekly series dedicated to keeping you up to date with the latest news.

Source: The Telegraph
Source: The Telegraph

The complex business behind the jewels you see on the Oscars red carpet

Red carpet jewellery has just had one of its biggest spotlight moments of the year at the Oscars, but leading ladies dripping with diamonds come at a cost that only the biggest brands can afford.

View the full article at The Telegraph.

Source: The Telegraph
Source: The Telegraph

Costume jewellery rides the maximalist wave

Could fashion’s obsession with minimalist jewellery be coming to an end? The shoulder-grazing earrings and statement brooches on the SS17 catwalks would certainly seem to suggest so.

View the full article at The Telegraph.

Source: The Jewellery Editor

Jewels from London Fashion Week

Creative fine jewellers were out in force at London Fashion Week. See the top five jewels from the show, as picked by The Jewellery Editor, including some enormous earrings set with ruby cabochons and a pearl wearing headphones.

View the full article at The Jewellery Editor.

Stephen Webster 
Source: Pinterest
Stephen Webster Source: Pinterest

Fennell and Webster share stories at GC&DC event

The Goldsmiths Craft & Design Council facilitated a lively conversation between jewellers Stephen Webster and Theo Fennell during an event at the Goldsmiths’ Centre in London, during which Webster suggested that “bespoke is the new branding”.

View the full article at Retail Jeweller.

Source: Wallpaper*
Source: Wallpaper*

Repossi’s optical twist at Dover Street Market

The hip Parisian diamond brand returns to DSM London with its new Antifer en Chute capsule collection of rings that create an optical illusion. A sharp bend that sits on the phalanx of the finger makes the ring look as though it has succumbed to the pressures of gravity.

View the full article at Wallpaper*.

Source: Zamwya
Source: Zamwya

 

World’s most valuable jewellery box valued at $3.5m unveiled

The Doha Jewellery and Watch Fair can always be relied on for a display of ostentatious, outrageously expensive creations. This year’s edition of the show has given us a diamond, sapphire, ruby and lapis lazuli jewel box that could well be more expensive than its contents.

View the full article on Zawya.

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