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Travelling for Gemstones

13 August 2014

  • travelling for gemstones - blog cover image featuring a diagonal view of the rose bijou

One of the best parts of my profession is being able to travel the world in search of the perfect gemstone for my creations. Be it for my client’s special, bespoke pieces or competition creations like Rose Bijou.

This Rubellite was the perfect gemstone to give me inspiration for a competition piece and I’m happy to say that Rose Bijou won the Creative Design Award at the Showcase International Design Awards 2011. Sometimes all it takes is the right stone!