Friday, August 3, 2012

Designers Selected for the Rock Vault Dozen

Alexandra Jefford
Wednesday, The British Fashion Council announced the Rock Vault Dozen, a new collaboration featuring twelve jewellers who were invited to design a ring created from up to an ounce of palladium.

The rings will be showcased in a dedicated exhibit during London Fashion Week, September 2012.

Fernando Jorge
The selected designers are Alexandra Jefford, Fernando Jorge, Hannah Martin, Hillier, Husam El Odeh, Imogen Belfield, Jo Hayes Ward, Jordan Askill, Melanie Georgacopoulos, Sophie Bille Brahe and Tomasz Donocik, and Yunus and Eliza.

The Vault is sponsored by the International Palladium Board and curated by Stephen Webster, Webster is the chair of the Rock Vault's panel.

Panel members include Alexandra Stylianidis, Head of Buying and Accessories, Liberty; Anna Orsini, British Fashion Council; Caroline Broadhead, Fine Jewellery Programme Director, Central Saint Martins; Carol Woolton, Jewellery Editor, Vogue UK; Catherine Nieto, Grazia Fashion and Accessories Editor; Francoise Tessier, Browns Fine Jewellery Buyer; Jos Skeates, Founder and Director, ECOne; Katie Bain, British Fashion Council; Lara Bohinc, Designer and Cartier Consultant; Liane Wiggins, Matches Head Buyer; Lyuba Galkina, Marketing and Communications Consultant, International Palladium Board; Maia Adams, Adorn London Founder; Maria Lemos, Rainbowwave Director and Founder; Min Lee, Fine Jewellery Buyer, Net-a-Porter; Rachel Duffy, Buying Manager for Ladies Accessories, Selfridges.
Hannah Martin

The Rock Vault nurtures the creative, fine jewellery talent based in London. It was launched at LFW in February 2012. Click here to read more about the inaugural designers of the Rock Vault.

Husam El Odeh

Imogen Belfield

Jo Hayes Ward
Katie Hillier
Jordan Askill

Melanie Georgacopoulos
Sophie Bille Brahe

Tomasz Donocik

Yunus & Eliza