Zoe H / Jeweller & Designer, FIPG
Areas of expertise
Jewellery / silver & gold
Designing and making to brief
Designing for Luxury brands / London Jewellery Trade
Fine Costume Jewellery
Technical Jewellery Drawing
Zoe is a multi-award winning jeweller, designer, and a fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths’ (FIPG) who has over 10 years' experience creating handmade luxury costume and fine jewellery, by combining traditional hand craftsmanship with fashion forward aesthetics. Her classical BA (Hons ) degree in Metalwork and Jewellery created the solid foundation on which she creates her trademark jewellery pieces.
By utilising the newest manufacturing techniques, the finest materials and the highest levels of hand craftsmanship, Zoe brings a rare combination of experience that brings quality to luxury costume jewellery and fresh ideas to fine jewellery.
Alsongside developing her own ranges of jewellery Zoe spent 4 years as a jewellery designer at Vivienne Westwood in London. Currently alongside her own jewellery business Zoe, including private commissions, also provides design consultancies for major labels including Swarovski. Her jewellery has also been stocked by Holland & Holland, Wolf and Badger and Fortnum & Mason amongst others.
In 2015 in addition to winning two gold awards, Zoe also clinched the top award for design at The Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council, for exceptional and outstanding design in 2D and 3D for entries that achieve the highest standard of design and originality as deemed by The Goldsmiths' Company. The jewellery industry also awarded Zoe a coveted Design Innovation Award in 2011 for her eye catching platinum and diamond ‘Neptunea’ ring, (as shown) this piece went on to win further awards and toured exhibitions worldwide. Additional notable awards include a Queen Elizabeth Scholarship, and several further Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design awards.
Zoe's unique combination of skills give her an exceptional understanding of the design methodology and manufacturing techniques for both Fine Jewellery and Luxury Costume jewellery.
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