BAJ Digest: Your weekly jewellery news roundup – 24th Sep

BAJ Digest: Your weekly jewellery news roundup – 24th Sep

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.

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Tiffany & Co’s first engagement ring launch in almost a decade

The American jeweller created one of the most famous engagement ring styles of all time – the six-pronged solitaire setting that bears its name – and now it is innovating with a new line. The Tiffany True collection is a modern offering that takes inspiration from the brand’s iconic T line, with a setting that incorporates the brand’s first letter.

View the full article at Professional Jeweller

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Prue Leith to launch jewellery line

One of the biggest talking points – stylistically, at least – during the Great British Bake Off has been chef Prue Leith’s jewellery. A fan of oversized, colourful costume jewels, the TV star’s choices have been hard to ignore. Now, she could well be evolving from collector to designer as manufacturers flock around her with offers of creating a line of necklaces under her name.

View the full article at Female First

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Pandora falls victim to UK’s ongoing jewellery heist headache

There have been 50% more smash-and-grab robberies at UK jewellers this year than in 2017, according to security specialist UK Protections. Pandora stores have fallen victim to this type of premeditated crime, as well as other luxury watch stores including Boodles, Watches of Switzerland, Goldsmiths and Mappin & Webb. The rise in these crimes is being attributed to police budget cuts.

View the full article at Professional Jeweller

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Why Louis Vuitton’s high jewellery is fit for an empress

The latest high jewellery collection released by Louis Vuitton is a masterclass in repeating patterns. The fine jewellery division of the French luxury house has exploited two of its key motifs – its stylised four-petal flower and the letter V – and incorporated them into many designs, using a wide range of techniques and styles.

View the full article at The Telegraph

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Noor Fares balances mysticism with modernity in Prana, her new chakra-inspired jewellery collection

Spirituality and connecting with one’s inner soul is a key trend driving jewellery design right now. Influential jewellery designer Noor Fares has picked up on this theme, creating a line of fine jewels inspired by yoga. In her own inimitable style, the new collection is less sweatband, more glowing gemstones and energising enamel.

View the full article at The Telegraph

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‘Bella Napoli’: Alessio Boschi’s jewellery tribute to Naples

Espresso with your jewels? Or how about an espresso on your jewels? You can do both with Italian jeweller Alessio Boschi’s new collections that feature – amongst a treasure trove of creative concepts – tiny cups and saucers and glass tumblers of Italy’s favourite beverage. A highly original collection from a visionary designer.

View the full article at Katerina Perez

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