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We are thrilled to announced our 2018 graduate Shengyi Chen as the Winner of Klimt02 JPlus award 2018. The Klimt02 JPlus Emerging Talent Award 2018 aims to recognize the work of graduate students by supporting their career on the professional world. The prize consists of a professional jeweller profile at klimt02.net and an exhibition at Hannah Gallery Barcelona by Klimt02.

The exhibition will be on show at Hannah Gallery from 13th February to 8th March 2019.

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We’re thrilled to announce that recent graduate Yichen Dong has won the Matranovak Jewelry Symposium participation award, at this years’ Art Jewelry Night in Budapest. “I am a Ring” and “I Married an Ear” are powerful stereotypes of generic jewellery forms. Defying their original uses, they augment in shape and size, so as to confound our expectations. In the process, they become what they want to be.

We are delighted to announce Veronika Fabian as the winner of this year’s Marzee Graduate Prize. Veronika has had a very productive summer, she has also won the Main Patron Award of the Art Jewellery Night Budapest. We cannot wait and see what she does next!

We are very pleased to see our graduate Belle Smith’s work being featured on Dezeen. London-based Smith creates a wearable textile with the repurposed waste shells, by attaching them to delicate necklace chains made from recycled silver and steel. She then shapes this textile into hollow spheres and tubes.

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We are delighted to announce Veronika Fabian as the winner of this year’s MullenLowe NOVA – the Unilever Unstereotype Award. The award, which recognises work that breaks away from outdated, stereotypical gender portrayals and champions inclusive, forward-thinking creative work, was given to Veronika Fabian from BA Jewellery Design. Inspired by her own experiences, Fabian’s collection Chains for an Average Woman explores contemporary female archetypes and the notion of a woman’s relationship with her own self-identity.

Congratulation to our graduates starting from the left Emine Gulsal, Veronika Fabian, Eloise Kramer and Isla Gilham, the individual awards was presented by Theo Fennell.

Emine Gulsal winner of Best Technical Achievement Award. Emine’s work draws inspiration from the everyday items that might be found at the bottom of someone’s drawer “bits and bobs”.

Veronika FabianOverall Best Awards. Veronika based her collection on the notion of a woman’s relationship to self-identity, chained as it is to the female personas of our time.

Eloise Kramer Best Concept Awards. Playing on the symbolism that fruit carries in 16th century still-life paintings, Eloise’s collection takes the peach as its shaping metaphor. Materialising and illustrating the maturation of the fruit, her pieces narrate different physical changes caused by bruising and the insects that it inevitably attracts.

Isla GilhamBest Design Awards. Isla’s collection draws on a family story about her great-grandad, who once made a tiara substituting gemstones for jelly tots.