BY KATHRYN BISHOP Kate Middleton's engagement ring In the time before Kate Middleton became synonymous with blue – whether her Issa dress or, more importantly, her Garrard sapphire ring – the same bright blue hue was regarded as fun, with a splash of cobalt here and there for impact. But...

Meanwhile Lua Lua's simple silver bangle plays on the art and shapes that are associated with geometric jewels – a simple colour palette, a smooth matt finish – this bangle nods towards Joan Miro's art, just in time for his retrospective at London's Tate Modern beginning this month

An Art Nouveau gold and pearl pendant by René Lalique, dated 1900 and showcased by Wartski, won the Jewel of the Year Award, while a statement Boucheron ruby and diamond cuff, offered by Symbolic & Chase, won the Jewellery Highlight of the Year Award. Words: Kathryn Bishop Images:...

The Professional Jeweller Hot 100was revealed last night at a dazzling party attended by the UK jewellery industry's movers and shakers. After an address by Peter Andersen, President of PandoraWestern Europe, headline partner of the event, CMJ Chief Executive, Willie Hamilton and Professional...

Mayu Ren Ishii's metal dress Words: Kathryn Bishop Images: Kathryn Bishop, Maia Adams, Evangeline Armstrong Clarke

DESTINATION: FLORIDA Minnie Mawi: 'Aint She Sweet'? That's right, we are heading to Florida as part of our 'Destination Jewels' story. This time to the Magical Kingdom, Disney World where it has just been announced that Disney Couture enters into a new collaboration with London-based...

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blog ‘Pool Style' in Palm Springs by Kathryn Bishop ‘Kaufman House' by Slim Aarons Sunbathing under a pastel-coloured parasol wearing cat's-eye shades, a high-waisted bikini and sporting perfectly coiffed hair... it sounds like a 1950s dream but was it reality in California's Palm Springs all...

Adorn London's Gemma Douglass takes us back in time to the west coast of the USA to Haight Ashbury, San Francisco, California 1967 "My ideal holiday destination would be to travel back to the summer of love and walk the pavements of Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco circa 1967 with flowers in my...

blog 2010 – A Jewelled Perspective by Kathryn Bishop Well, what a year for jewellery and what a brilliant inaugural year for Adorn London! With everything from London Fashion Week's street style snaps (with an ardent eye on the jewellery) to interviews with the likes of Vogue jewellery editor...

 

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