Account 3 has been helping women in Bethnal Green, East London, since 1991. With twenty permanent members of staff they run a range of projects offering services and support to women throughout the local community.
Monday, 16 March 2009
Award winning Jewellery designer Vicki Purnell produces one off pieces of collection based Jewellery for the fashion conscious individual. Finding inspiration from dance culture and he contrasting colours of Sea Life, Vicki combines the bright colours of resin and Perspex with Swarovski crystal and silver. This unique style produces innovative designs with a distinctly unusual flair. Also available for commission in materials ranging from Polymer to Platinum, Vicki's unique and contemporary designs reflect her 10 years experience within the London Jewellery Trade. Also a keen Gemmologist, Vicki is confident her new collections demonstrate the exuberance an spirit of her imitable style.
With a lifetime fascination for Jewellery, Odette is inspired by the natural and industrial with an eye towards modern glamour.
These elements combine to create a distinctive range of work, characterized by natural curving forms and bold lines. She enjoys working with traditional materials like silver and semi-precious stones, also experiments with textiles and found vintage elements employing a variety of techniques.
Odette also creates bespoke commissioned items such as non-traditional and unusual engagement rings.
Nancy Louise Hancock's statement collection of bold, beautiful, theatrical pieces of jewellery, push at the boundaries of convention. Originally inspired by the details of Croatian architecture in the City of Dubrovnik, Nancy sources fine Italian embroidered cotton lace, hand stitches into pleats, which sits in Metal. She uses Photo Etching techniques to transfer the delicate images onto the metal, finally gold plating and applying 22ct Gold leaf. The collection includes indulgent lace ruff neckpieces with carefully designed clasps, large broaches, knuckledusters and earrings.