Designer Of The Month – February

After a busy festive season February sees the return of our ‘Designer of the Month’ feature. Starting with Julie Pratt, a designer with close links to Argent, she worked with us here in the shop for over ten years and now concentrates on designing and making jewellery from her workshop in Barnsley.Julie pic

Julie graduated from Barnsley College in 1998, her love of architecture and the natural environment along with her passion for travel provide constant inspiration for her work.

 

February is the ideal month in which to feature Julie’s work, coinciding with the launch of a new collection for us here at Argent, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Julie’s ‘Hearts’ collection consists of little silver nugget pendants with heart detail, on silver chain or colourful ribbon along with a matching ring, bangle and stud earrings, we think this new collection will be a great addition to her existing range.

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Julie’s core collection is based around the classical themes of the line and the circle, using a combination of polished and matt finished silver, occasionally contrasting with gold, Julie creates simple, elegant designs. I love the fact that many of her rings are made up of multiple pieces, allowing the wearer to create their own look and making them a firm favourite with our customers.

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Julie’s work will be showcased, centre stage in our window throughout the month of February so come along and take a look for yourself!

 

Spotted: Claudia Schiffer wearing Missoma

We were very excited to hear that the gorgeous Claudia Schiffer was seen wearing two beautiful pieces from the Missoma range at a recent public engagement.

Seen at the GUESS 30th anniversary celebrations in Paris last week, Claudia chose Missoma’s brand new MAIYA labradorite cocktail ring and DECO cuff to accessorize her understated outfit. As guest of honour, Claudia was hot property and these beautiful pieces were on full display.

Missoma is a great collection and we have a range of other pieces from their collection available in the Argent shop and online.