JESSICA STEELE is a self-taught jeweller, who began making jewellery in her spare time, having studied art & design at college. She built a small workshop, funded by her full-time day job and by the age of 22 had started her jewellery brand Bijoux Twenty Two. Jessica has recently begun designing private commissions, as she continues to grow her jewellery brand; she is also Creative Director at an independent jeweller, where she is responsible for business growth, marketing and buying.

JESSICA STEELE is a self-taught jeweller, who began making jewellery in her spare time, having studied art & design at college. She built a small workshop, funded by her full-time day job and by the age of 22 had started her jewellery brand Bijoux Twenty Two. Jessica has recently begun designing private commissions, as she continues to grow her jewellery brand; she is also Creative Director at an independent jeweller, where she is responsible for business growth, marketing and buying.

EBBA GORING graduated with a BDES Hons in Jewellery and Metal Design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee in 2009. She is Programmes Manager for the Incorporation of Goldsmiths and is responsible for working with makers, delivering the annual Elements exhibition and running the Incorporation’s Ethical Making Programme and educational projects. In the ten years prior to working at the Incorporation, Ebba enjoyed working as a self-employed jeweller, working in recycled precious metals and member of the Fairtrade Goldsmith Scheme, showcasing her collections throughout the UK and internationally.

EBBA GORING graduated with a BDES Hons in Jewellery and Metal Design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee in 2009. She is Programmes Manager for the Incorporation of Goldsmiths and is responsible for working with makers, delivering the annual Elements exhibition and running the Incorporation’s Ethical Making Programme and educational projects. In the ten years prior to working at the Incorporation, Ebba enjoyed working as a self-employed jeweller, working in recycled precious metals and member of the Fairtrade Goldsmith Scheme, showcasing her collections throughout the UK and internationally.

KATI ELLIOTT is a TV presenter and jewellery designer for Gemporia, an international jewellery shopping channel. Katy initially started her career in PR & marketing within the jewellery industry, finding her home at Gemporia approximately four years ago. She is extremely passionate about beautiful jewellery and is keen to promote the positives of the wider industry, including the talented women working within the sector.

KATI ELLIOTT is a TV presenter and jewellery designer for Gemporia, an international jewellery shopping channel. Katy initially started her career in PR & marketing within the jewellery industry, finding her home at Gemporia approximately four years ago. She is extremely passionate about beautiful jewellery and is keen to promote the positives of the wider industry, including the talented women working within the sector.

CATHERINE MARCHE enjoys creating bespoke desirable jewellery with simple organic lines, in which she instils her native “Parisienne”, resulting in the chic and glamorous French elegance she is receiving attention for. Concerned about her impact on the planet’s resource, she favours incorporating recycled precious metals and gems into her designs. Catherine was short listed as a finalist for Holts Academy of Jewellery awards in 2008, was awarded a Getting Started bursary by the worshipful Company of Goldsmiths in 2009, was a Finalist of the Precious award and winner of LuxLife awards 2018 for best jewellery.

CATHERINE MARCHE enjoys creating bespoke desirable jewellery with simple organic lines, in which she instils her native “Parisienne”, resulting in the chic and glamorous French elegance she is receiving attention for. Concerned about her impact on the planet’s resource, she favours incorporating recycled precious metals and gems into her designs. Catherine was short listed as a finalist for Holts Academy of Jewellery awards in 2008, was awarded a Getting Started bursary by the worshipful Company of Goldsmiths in 2009, was a Finalist of the Precious award and winner of LuxLife awards 2018 for best jewellery.

LIN JOHNSON is a native Chinese jeweller, who grew up in Shanghai and moved to UK when she went to Portsmouth university. After a few years in UK fashion industry, she set up direct-to-consumer contemporary pearl jewellery brand Lustrous Jewellery (lustrousjewellery.com) because of her love of pearls. This year she has gone back to her Chinese roots and set up Lin Yuan Jewellery (linyuan-jewellery.com) which is a contemporary jewellery brand inspired by her Chinese heritage.

LIN JOHNSON is a native Chinese jeweller, who grew up in Shanghai and moved to UK when she went to Portsmouth university. After a few years in UK fashion industry, she set up direct-to-consumer contemporary pearl jewellery brand Lustrous Jewellery (lustrousjewellery.com) because of her love of pearls. This year she has gone back to her Chinese roots and set up Lin Yuan Jewellery (linyuan-jewellery.com) which is a contemporary jewellery brand inspired by her Chinese heritage.

REBECCA JOHNSON has built a small community of women in her workshop in Brighton ( @jewellershubbrighton ), creating a collaborative, creative network. Over the past 16 years, Rebecca has used jewellery to empower herself and her students. Rebecca is now self-employed, with her own jewellery brand Rebekah Ann. She continues to develop her own business skills, whilst supporting the aspirations and ambitions of others within the trade.

REBECCA JOHNSON has built a small community of women in her workshop in Brighton (@jewellershubbrighton), creating a collaborative, creative network. Over the past 16 years, Rebecca has used jewellery to empower herself and her students. Rebecca is now self-employed, with her own jewellery brand Rebekah Ann. She continues to develop her own business skills, whilst supporting the aspirations and ambitions of others within the trade.

LAUREN DAVIDSON is the creative force behind Ellie Air; Lauren trained in Contemporary Jewellery at Alchimia School of Contemporary Jewellery in Firenze, Florence Italy. Lauren launched her debut jewellery collection ‘Firma’ in 2015 and exhibited at International Jewellery London (IJL) as part of the Kickstart Top Ten. She won the Adorn Insight Award that year and was a finalist with the Firma collection for Professional Jeweller Emerging Designer Collection of the Year Award. In 2016, she was a Finalist for the New Designer of the Year Award at the UK Jewellery Awards and was chosen as one of ’30 Under 30’ in the Retail Jeweller selection.

LAUREN DAVIDSON is the creative force behind Ellie Air; Lauren trained in Contemporary Jewellery at Alchimia School of Contemporary Jewellery in Firenze, Florence Italy. Lauren launched her debut jewellery collection ‘Firma’ in 2015 and exhibited at International Jewellery London (IJL) as part of the Kickstart Top Ten. She won the Adorn Insight Award that year and was a finalist with the Firma collection for Professional Jeweller Emerging Designer Collection of the Year Award. In 2016, she was a Finalist for the New Designer of the Year Award at the UK Jewellery Awards and was chosen as one of ’30 Under 30’ in the Retail Jeweller selection.

ALEXIS DOVE is an award-winning British designer of contemporary jewellery collections inspired by nature and ancient cultures. Handmade in her Lewes shop in the heart of the Sussex countryside, Alexis takes inspiration from the beaches and downland that surround her. After studying for a degree in Agriculture Alexis travelled around the world where she discovered a love of fine jewellery and design and decided to re-train as a jeweller at Sir John Cass in London..

ALEXIS DOVE is an award-winning British designer of contemporary jewellery collections inspired by nature and ancient cultures. Handmade in her Lewes shop in the heart of the Sussex countryside, Alexis takes inspiration from the beaches and downland that surround her. After studying for a degree in Agriculture Alexis travelled around the world where she discovered a love of fine jewellery and design and decided to re-train as a jeweller at Sir John Cass in London..

SIAN BOSTWICK creates award winning jewellery inspired by a love of fairytales, wondrous literature and mysterious stories. Drawing on treasured tales such as Alice in Wonderland, tales of enchanted woodlands and fairy glades, 20,00 Leagues under the sea and pulp sci-fi to create beautifully crafted jewellery with intricate detail and a touch of escapism. Siân handcrafts each piece of jewellery from her Kent workshop, which is part of an exciting creative & artistic community. Sian combines silver and brightly anodised titanium create jewellery with eye catching detail and colour.

SIAN BOSTWICK creates award winning jewellery inspired by a love of fairytales, wondrous literature and mysterious stories. Drawing on treasured tales such as Alice in Wonderland, tales of enchanted woodlands and fairy glades, 20,00 Leagues under the sea and pulp sci-fi to create beautifully crafted jewellery with intricate detail and a touch of escapism. Siân handcrafts each piece of jewellery from her Kent workshop, which is part of an exciting creative & artistic community. Sian combines silver and brightly anodised titanium create jewellery with eye catching detail and colour.

RUTH CHIPPERFIELD founded her brand Ruth Mary Jewellery in 2016, after initially setting out on a career in chemistry. As well as being a completely self-taught jeweller, Ruth is also a lacemaker; she combines these two skills in her work. Each design is hand stitched in lace, before its transformation into precious metal. Since launching her business, Ruth has been recognised with a number of awards including selection for 'Kickstart' in 2018, exhibiting at International Jewellery London.

RUTH CHIPPERFIELD founded her brand Ruth Mary Jewellery in 2016, after initially setting out on a career in chemistry. As well as being a completely self-taught jeweller, Ruth is also a lacemaker; she combines these two skills in her work. Each design is hand stitched in lace, before its transformation into precious metal. Since launching her business, Ruth has been recognised with a number of awards including selection for 'Kickstart' in 2018, exhibiting at International Jewellery London.

BELINDA MORRIS is a jewellery influencer and editor of the National Association of Jeweller’s quarterly title, The Jeweller. Belinda joined The Jeweller as News Editor in 2002 and became Editor in 2010. She has been a fashion editor, writer and stylist since the ‘80s, working across a range of titles including The Financial Times/ FT How To Spend It, The Independent, Red Magazine, FHM, Wedding Day. On an ad-hoc, as-requested basis she advises brands/retailers/designers on PR and marketing matters and press releases. She is an avid collector (and occasional trader) of vintage costume jewellery. She is also the great, great grand-daughter of the man who brought the fake Cullinan Diamond from South Africa to London, to foil the would-be theft of the Crown Jewels!

BELINDA MORRIS is a jewellery influencer and editor of the National Association of Jeweller’s quarterly title, The Jeweller. Belinda joined The Jeweller as News Editor in 2002 and became Editor in 2010. She has been a fashion editor, writer and stylist since the ‘80s, working across a range of titles including The Financial Times/ FT How To Spend It, The Independent, Red Magazine, FHM, Wedding Day. On an ad-hoc, as-requested basis she advises brands/retailers/designers on PR and marketing matters and press releases. She is an avid collector (and occasional trader) of vintage costume jewellery. She is also the great, great grand-daughter of the man who brought the fake Cullinan Diamond from South Africa to London, to foil the would-be theft of the Crown Jewels!

KAREN WEBB-MEEK has been in the jewellery trade business since 2008 with her jewellery stores In The Pink Jewellery; she has been an innovative retailer within the jewellery world, winning awards and accolades for business and design. Karen has also developed and grown her wholesale brand Dollie Jewellery, now supplying more than 60 independent retail stores in the UK as well as four global airlines, Including Virgin Atlantic, Thomas Cook and Fiji Airways.

KAREN WEBB-MEEK has been in the jewellery trade business since 2008 with her jewellery stores In The Pink Jewellery; she has been an innovative retailer within the jewellery world, winning awards and accolades for business and design. Karen has also developed and grown her wholesale brand Dollie Jewellery, now supplying more than 60 independent retail stores in the UK as well as four global airlines, Including Virgin Atlantic, Thomas Cook and Fiji Airways.

MARIE WALSHE is the Creative Director of Sorrel Bay Fine Jewellery, named after her beautiful daughter. A goldsmith for more than 20 years, she has worked in the jewellery industry in many guises for many years, working alongside other brands, within marketing, brand building designing and at the bench. She was acknowledged in the Professional Jeweller Hot100 and her work has been shortlisted for many awards, this year recognised by industry awards Retail Jeweller Ethical Brand of the Year category. Her work is based on traditional hand skills and she sources ethical materials, using Fair Trade and recycled gold and responsibly sourced gemstones.

MARIE WALSHE is the Creative Director of Sorrel Bay Fine Jewellery, named after her beautiful daughter. A goldsmith for more than 20 years, she has worked in the jewellery industry in many guises for many years, working alongside other brands, within marketing, brand building designing and at the bench. She was acknowledged in the Professional Jeweller Hot100 and her work has been shortlisted for many awards, this year recognised by industry awards Retail Jeweller Ethical Brand of the Year category. Her work is based on traditional hand skills and she sources ethical materials, using Fair Trade and recycled gold and responsibly sourced gemstones.

AYSHA HAZELL has been in the jewellery sector for more than six years, having graduated with a Fine Art degree from Reading University, as well as completing several jewellery-specific qualifications with Holts Academy. Aysha collaborated with emerging clothing brand Ullr and Skade to create their first line of unisex jewellery. She now has her own jewellery business and has started making bespoke commissions, with stock available in two outlets in the Cotswolds, as well as via her website and Instagram.

AYSHA HAZELL has been in the jewellery sector for more than six years, having graduated with a Fine Art degree from Reading University, as well as completing several jewellery-specific qualifications with Holts Academy. Aysha collaborated with emerging clothing brand Ullr and Skade to create their first line of unisex jewellery. She now has her own jewellery business and has started making bespoke commissions, with stock available in two outlets in the Cotswolds, as well as via her website and Instagram.

VICTORIA BROWN, a PR and communications expert, manages her own jewellery brand – Victoria Brown Jewellery - where she designs and creates sculptural pieces for women who like to stand out from the crowd. Her passion for jewellery and its ability to tell a meaningful story for the wearer, stems from growing up in Birmingham, near the historic Jewellery Quarter.

VICTORIA BROWN, a PR and communications expert, manages her own jewellery brand – Victoria Brown Jewellery - where she designs and creates sculptural pieces for women who like to stand out from the crowd. Her passion for jewellery and its ability to tell a meaningful story for the wearer, stems from growing up in Birmingham, near the historic Jewellery Quarter.

PHILLIPA TAYLOR is the designer maker behind Taylor Black Jewellery. Philippa trained at what is now the British Academy of Jewellery (formerly Holts Academy) in Hatton Garden after deciding to pursue a new direction from a career in an advertising agency. She now works from a Georgian shophouse in Tetbury in the Cotswolds where she designs and makes her beautiful pieces.

PHILLIPA TAYLOR is the designer maker behind Taylor Black Jewellery. Philippa trained at what is now the British Academy of Jewellery (formerly Holts Academy) in Hatton Garden after deciding to pursue a new direction from a career in an advertising agency. She now works from a Georgian shophouse in Tetbury in the Cotswolds where she designs and makes her beautiful pieces.