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  1.  front of new designers

    After quickly shutting the shop we hurried over to Islington Design Centre to join in the fun at 'New Designers' an annual exhibition of recently graduated students. We could of stayed all day looking through everyone’s work however with only a few hours we went straight to the 'One Year On' and Jewellery department to check out this years new emerging jewellery designers.

    We were overwhelmed at the quality of work and the enthusiasm of the designers, here are a just a few designers we met on our way around the exhibition.

    julia joledo jewellery designer
    julia tolendo handmade earrings

    Julia Toledo is a Brazilian designer and uses the most beautiful Brazilian gemstones, she co ordinates the colours with the woven silk so that each piece works in harmony together.

    handmade riveted jewellery ieva mikutaite designer jewellery

    Ieva Mikutaite won awards for her degree collection, Made by assembling lots of tiny rivets which allow each piece to move and expand to create completely new shapes that can be worn in different ways. This is a completely new and innovative way of making kinetic jewellery fun and wearable and the designing and work that went into each piece is hugely apparent.

    new designers
    Flora  Bhattachary's designer jewellery

    Flora Bhattachary's work uses carved gems in rich colours and textured precious metals, Flora's designs have a unique style. Each design is hand crafted and carved in the UK combining traditional fine jewellery techniques with modern technology.


    And here are some of the moments from the event......

    granny pants
    granny pants
    By Emily Bardsley Barnett
    around new deisgners 20115

    Everybody engrossed in finding out more about the work.

    a bugs life

    Creepy crawlies come to life... by Beatrice Wall

    drinks table new desingers

    Time to head to the pub for another drink to end the evening....