To help separate the showy from the show-stopping, our Design Director Kate Earlam-Charnley has designed a singular ring that represents all of the trends to emerge from 2020. We spoke with her to learn why these design features will maintain a strong presence in 2021 and beyond.
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It goes without saying, but 2020 has been an unprecedented year. We’re proud to announce our first ever Taylor & Hart Trend Report, complete with in-depth analysis of the last 12 months of jewellery design and our predictions for the future of human connection.
Given her passion and expertise when it comes to craftsmanship and design, we interviewed Katerina to gain some insight on what the future holds for bespoke jewellery.
We need to talk. You’ve seen it on Instagram. You’ve seen it adorning the hands of that one really cool barista at your coffee shop. Nowadays it seems like we all have that one friend who’s got her shabby-chic cosy-glam vibes down to an art. How does she do it? Pretty easily, it turns out! If you haven’t guessed, we’re talking about ✨stacking rings✨
A jewellery historian and expert with an unmistakable flair for period and antique pieces, Beth Bernstein is a tour de force in the industry. Founder of the online magazine Bejeweled, Beth is a journalist that has focused on fine jewellery for the past 20 years. As a jewellery consultant, Beth is a tireless advocate of personalised jewellery with a story, as well as having a penchant for discovering new talents in the modern design world. For our next installment in our Jewellery Mavericks series we have asked Beth to share what excites her when it comes to custom designed pieces, and what are her most cherished bejeweled possessions.
Vintage cuts, brilliant cuts & step cut diamonds: What should I choose?
Diamond cutting has seen an evolution over centuries gone by, which has resulted in a range of different diamond appearances. Before machinery that emerged following the industrial revolution, diamonds were often cut by hand, using techniques that are rarely used today. These vintage cutting techniques resulted in diamonds that possessed shapes, facet structures and dimensions that captured the design trends of their respective eras.