Archive for February 2017

Maria Felix and Cartier

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There have been some famous collaborations between creative artists and famous jewellery houses over the years, and one that has resulted in some very unique jewellery is that between Mexican actress Maria Felix and Cartier. Read more about the relationship here. The actress came to Cartier with the idea of creating wearable reptiles and Jeanne…

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Working as a creative has its challenges

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Hello to you all, I hope you are getting through the extreme hot weather. It’s February and birthday time for two members of my family. I wish them both a very Happy Birthday – my sister Meredith and my granddaughter Mia, and as it happens they both share the same day! At PIKE Jewellers so…

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Dream designs

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As we start 2017, I wanted to share some of my dream designs. I have always loved designing artistic, out-of-the-box jewellery pieces, which I was reminded of when I was tidying up all of my old drawings recently. I was re-inspired seeing some of my older designs and have started spending time really letting my…

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A three stone diamond ring with a difference

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This month, we’re sharing a very different diamond ring. It features three larger round diamonds, as well as some tapered baguette diamonds, which can be challenging to design with. Here, we show you all of the steps of Matthew’s hand making process: If you have one piece of jewellery you aren’t wearing, or even a…

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