We are excited to announce that we will be joined on Saturday 7th December 2019 by two of our award winning designers here in store at Gatwards. Lucy Quartermaine and Vicki Smith of VIXI Jewellery will be here in person from 11am - 4pm with a selection of their jewellery. Call in for the opportunity to chat to them about their jewellery & the inspiration behind their designs over a glass of Prosecco!
Read on to discover more about these two talented British designers:
Lucy Quartermaine is an award-winning, English contemporary Jewellery designer and silversmith. Her designs can be seen on numerous A list British and American Celebrities and in many top glossy magazines such a Red, Vogue, Look, Cosmopolitan and many more.
Lucy Quartermaine HQ is based in Chester where she has lived most of her life. She also gained a BA Hons at Sheffield Hallam University in 2003 after completing an intense 3 year course of ‘Jewellery and Metalwork Design’.
In 2017 Lucy Quartermaine won the prestigious award of ‘Jewellery Designer of the Year’ at the UK’s Jewellery awards. In accordance to this she was also named ‘Trendsetter’ in the Professional Jeweller Hot 100 2013, as well as being nominated a finalist for the prestigious ‘Designer of the Year’ at the 2013 and 2014 UK Jewellery Awards and the British Jewellery Association Awards. She has also won many other awards for her design and business skills.
Inspired by organic shapes around her, capturing fluid elements in motion, her stunning creations began to grow to form the collections we see today.
Browse a selection of Lucy’s designs here
The philosophy behind Vixi Jewellery is simply – affordable elegance.
Vixi’s Creative Director, Vicki Smith is an International award-winning fine jewellery designer with over 20 years’ experience of designing for many of the fine jewellery houses around the world.
Her love of diamonds and gold, now transferred to creating everyday affordable luxury in sterling silver whilst maintaining the supreme quality and luxury of fine jewellery.
Inspired by nature and a love to travel, these unique designs are enchantingly feminine in their simplicity, adding sparkle to everyday looks or evening glamour.
VIXI jewellery offers elegant sterling silver collections, intricately set with radiant zirconia, designed to bridge the gap between fine and fashion jewellery.
This design-led British luxury brand creates beautiful & thoughtful jewellery that’s easy to wear everyday.
Each collection is individual and unique, inspired by powerful femininity and the beauty of nature.
View a selection of VIXI jewellery here
A 10% discount will be available on any VIXI or Lucy Quartermaine purchases on the day, so it is the perfect opportunity to shop for Christmas gifts! The team at Gatwards and our two designers would love to see you on Saturday 7th December, so do don’t forget to drop in for a glass of bubbly!