In need of some jewellery inspiration? New accessories are the perfect way to summon up a feeling of summer and Claudia has shared her favourite pieces with us that she has turned to time and again this season with her summer pearl edit.
SHE SELLS SEASHELLS ON THE SEASHORE – OUR COWRIE SHELL RANGE
Claudia says ‘Long a favourite beach find for me, the cowrie shell has attained high fashion status and I love wearing the bracelet daily – dainty enough to not feel overdressed, and brilliant to layer with my favourite bangles. The earrings offer a new pearl update and are perfect in gold for a low key dressed up touch of luxury.’
As you may know our beautiful silver cowrie shells are cast from a real shell that Claudia found on a beach. Paired with our baroque lustrous pearls the silver and pearl stud earrings in both silver and gold plate make the perfect summer accessory. And the pearl and silver cowrie shell bracelet with the two sizes of shell stacks up beautifully with our other silver chain bracelets and silver and pearl bangles. They also make a wonderful gift in our luxurious packaging.
CIRCLE OF LIFE LAYERING NECKLACES
Claudia says ‘I designed the long circle of life layering ring to summon a festival feel – freedom, connection and fun! I have really enjoyed wearing it with the smaller pearl ring; they look and feel great together. However I did design it specifically to layer with the longer dreamcatcher pendant so when I want a more boho look I combine these two with my cowrie shell earrings. I really like the mix of textures, meaning and how they look. They make me feel very happy.’
We love the meaning behind the circle of life ring and the textured twig like circle at the centre of the dreamcatcher pendant. Real authentic, traditional dream catchers are handmade and crafted only from all natural materials, measuring just a few small inches across in size. The hoops are usually constructed of a bent Red Willow branch; hence Claudia’s twig inspiration. We like to think of the hoop as evolving to represent our circle of life and all that is important to us.
DOUBLE TROUBLE – EMBRACE YOUR INNER PUNK SPIRIT
Claudia says ‘still without my 3rd piercing… I wear our new cuff daily; firstly I really like the 3 earring look, and secondly it does bring me closer to a sense of who I want to be. Make of that what you will! The double helix hoops I have come to late. Actually I lost my much loved favourite hoops and while casting around for a daily replacement I tried these. Without fail they lift every look from my WFH uniform of t-shirt and jeans, to dressing up for the #styledwiththanks campaign for Royal Ascot. There is a uniqueness about them and an adaptability that is striking. My new crush I am rarely seen without them.’
IF CLAUDIA COULD ONLY BUY ONE THING IT WOULD BE…
‘All 4 of these!! I am chronically indecisive and I want all four. If you really pushed me…
I’d buy the helix double drops though I do have a recency bias; they are chic, unusual, wearable and adaptable. And I like to move myself out of my default comfort zone. These are so adaptable and I know they will be enduring in their style.’
Do let us know what your one buy would be.