Thursday, 25 April 2013

UPCOMING EVENT: London Jewellery Week, 7-16 June

Offering the Nation a 10-Day-Long Celebration of JEWELLERY 

What a glorious way to celebrate jewellery than an entire week devoted to the creation, design and craftsmanship of beautiful jewels! 

For 10 glittering days in June, covering two weekends for the first time this year, the UK jewellery industry is joining forces to present a host of inspirational events including catwalk shows with the focus on jewellery, major stars of the British industry sharing their expertise, first-hand, behind-the- scenes workshops, educational demonstrations and giving a platform to the best young talent around right now, the emerging young British jewellery designers. 

'Our jewellery industry is a true litmus test of the health of the luxury climate right now and Jewellery Week continues to celebrate the great and the good in the jewellery world'. 
Della Tinsley, Jewellery Week 

Commencing on 7th June, with a sparkling return at our favourite landmark in the Capital, Somerset House, the 10-day event takes pride of place in the city for the sixth year running; Jewellery Week, The Jewellery Show and Treasure while around the country, the best-dressed windows will enter the High Street Gems competition covering independent boutiques, retailers, multiple retailers and department stores up and down the country. 

The talented designers exhibiting at Treasure (Somerset House) is always a fabulous show and this year will be prove to be even more vibrant and bursting with extraordinary hot, new talent. 

The East of the Capital continues to shine for Jewel East, partnering with Time Out magazine with an exclusive Reader Event taking place on the evening of Friday 7th June. Jewellery workshops will be held throughout the week, enticing new young talent across the city. We are heading south to Greenwich for the jewellery pop-up's and a glittering Treasure Trail scheduled bursting with bejewelled prizes. 

Members of public are going to be invited behind the scenes with open workshops at various industry spaces including Crafts Central, Cockpit Arts and Southgate Open Studios. 

The official partners include Retail Jeweller, Fashion Monitor and The Mayfair Hotel. Stephen Webster, GIA, Somerset House, Greenwich Hospital, i2i Jewellery Show London, Caprice Holdings, Old Spitalfields Market, Frobishers Juice, Swarovski Elements, Presman Mastermelt, Radisson Blu Edwardian, The Ivy Club, British Jewellery Association, Bellore. 

Please see attached Diary Listings for all events and there will be events to be announced over the Spring.