as we make our way daily with a colour lovers christmas i must make mention that all artists, traders and designers profiled here are independent – many working alongside local cooperatives in far-flung countries, with traditional artisans and in support of charities worldwide in a bid to bring colour and harmony to their work and working life. colour your world.
day 3 is upon us, and as you may well know i am a lover of adornment – in my case the more the merrier! it seems perfect then to present an array of jewellery designers that in my mind are doing it right and are close to my heart. following on from lucy folk is kate fleming of ktjewel – a jewellery artist at it for over ten years, her one-off designs are created from her base in beauteous bali. antique jewellery gathered from diverse cultures worldwide are reconstructed into original and beautiful pieces to adorn oneself with. the current collection CUORE, translated as heart, again represents kate’s celebration of love and references her inspiration taken from the romantic movement of the early victorian era, add to this her smart take on recycling and original eye for style in creating heirlooms for the future. all original ktjewel neckpieces and earrings as shown are currently available to buy here. jewel up.