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London Jewellery Week
June 4, 2010, 11:30 am
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Well it is nearly upon us. Starting this Monday (7th of June) and running till Sunday (13th June) Jewellery Week will be taking over London, showcasing the Capitals diverse jewellery scene.

There are four main cornerstones hosting a number of events:

Treasure is a one-of-a-kind selling exhibition to be held at Victoria House on Kingsway, featuring over 80 of the best contemporary designers showcasing their latest bespoke collections.

The Goldsmiths’ Company: from the UK’s premier and oldest supporter of the jewellery trade, Goldsmiths’ Hall will be the venue for a number of special events during the week, including the launch party, a Salon Privé fashion show and its renowned Day of Knowledge.

Hatton Garden is one of the oldest jewellery quarters will host the family-friendly Hatton Garden Street Festival, featuring open-workshops, launches, activities for kids and opportunities to learn about diamonds, stones, jewellery and the history of the area.

Green Street Jewellers’ Association Based in the heart of Newham, the GSJA represents the traditional centre for London’s Asian jewellery trade and will host a series of activities, including the launch of Discover, a new consumer jewellery magazine, and a sponsored prize draw.

I’ve picked the best events that you should go to: done the leg work for you really.

Ec One Party – Thursday 10th @ 6.00pm

It’s going to be fun on Exmouth Market. You can shop with 15% off and meet über cool jewellery designers Nicholas King and Fiona Paxton, as well as taking a cheeky look at their workshop.

Dover and Hall – Monday to Sunday

Silver collections combined with unequalled quality and a feature on every girls wish list.

Annina Vogel @ Liberty – Monday to Sunday

Annina Vogel creates bespoke pieces from British antique gold jewellery, re-imagining lost heirlooms into works of art. To celebrate her residency at Liberty, Annina will be setting up a unique workshop in store to offer bespoke consultations and ‘pick and mix’ charms, allowing you to create your own custom-built and completely bespoke piece of jewellery during London Jewellery Week. YES PLEASE!

Platform Jewellery – Meet the Designer – Monday 10.30 – 5.30

Meet the contempary jewellery designer David Webdale and listen to his ideas and inspiration at the Hatton Gallery.

Afternoon Tea – Monday to Saturday 3-5.30pm

Jewellery designer Elizabeth Powell hosts afternoon tea at her Hatton Garden Studio.

Leather Lane – Wednesday to Friday

Head to the Capitals oldest street market to meet young designers/makers buy some of their work from pitches.

Swarovski @ Treasure – Thursday to Sunday

Runway rocks and Couture catwalk jewellers.  NOT TO BE MISSED

Little 15 – Thursday 10th

Little 15 launch the new collection by award-winning Alex Monroe, The Peacock and the Crow.  

Treasure Launch Party – Thursday 10th 6-9pm

Check out with they have to offer with designers such as Eastern Mystic on show. We won’t miss this one!

Hatton Garden Festival – Saturday and Sunday

What better way to welcome the Summer, with a lazy stroll through London’s historic jewellery district.

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