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  • New For Spring - Formation + Eyland

    April 13 2021 – Mercantile London

    New For Spring - Formation + Eyland

        Formation was founded during designer Kerry’s time working as a fashion designer in the US. Forged through a lifelong love of jewellery, and a new found interest in metal working; Formation strives to create the perfect balance between individuality and minimalism. Designed and made in East London, using ethically sourced materials in every aspect of the production from metal...

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  • London Based Brands - Shyla Jewellery

    January 01 2021 – Mercantile London

    London Based Brands - Shyla Jewellery

      Morally motivated, Shyla London is a jewellery brand creating timeless, demi-fine collections. All styles in the collection are made with a sterling silver base with 22 carat gold plate, the semi-precious stones used are natural and the metals are ethically sourced or recycled. “In a world of fast fashion, consumerism is turning the planet into a sweat shop haven...

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  • Design Details - Wanderlust Life

    July 09 2020 – Mercantile London

    Design Details - Wanderlust Life

      Wanderlust Life is an understated jewellery label with a minimalist edge, born from a passion for travel and creative living, and handcrafted in Devon, UK. The jewellery is designed and created in the brand's working studio by a talented all-female collective led by founder Georgie Roberts, whose own wanderlust and style inspired her to create unique and understated designs. ...

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  • Enhance Your Mood // Crystals & Gemstones

    May 08 2020 – Mercantile London

    Enhance Your Mood // Crystals & Gemstones

      The use of gemstones as both a decoration and healing tool dates back centuries with the Ancient Egyptians and Mayans being some of the first cultures to revere certain stones,with the Greeks and Romans also continuing with the practise. Records suggest gemstones such as amber, jade and lapis lazuli were carved into amulets and talismans to protect health and...

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  • International Women's Day - Sue from Côté Caché jewellery

    March 05 2020 – Mercantile London

    International Women's Day - Sue from Côté Caché jewellery

    International Women's Day  (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality. International Women's Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people. Today, IWD belongs to all groups...

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  • International Women's Day - Alice from Shyla jewellery.

    March 05 2020 – Mercantile London

    International Women's Day - Alice from Shyla jewellery.

    International Women's Day  (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality. International Women's Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people. Today, IWD belongs to all groups...

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  • Gift Guide - Modern Pearl

    December 04 2019 – Mercantile London

    Gift Guide - Modern Pearl

    Perfect for those that like classic with a twist -the pearl motif still features heavily in designers jewellery collections, look for statement shapes to ensure a future classic.   Shyla Layla Pearl Earrings // Shyla Synthia Pearl Drop Earrings // Weathered Penny Pearl Ethel Earring // Weathered Penny Pearl Ethel Necklace // Shyla Half Hoop Gold Pearl Earrings // Wanderlust Life Fresh Water Pearl Necklace

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  • The Seasons Statement Earring.

    October 15 2019 – Mercantile London

    The Seasons Statement Earring.

    Having been seen in the collections for multiple seasons, the oversized, statement earring really is here to stay. An instant update for a simple outfit, the statement earring is now offered in a huge variety of styles and at any price point you desire. Certain trends are continuing to dominate though and can still be seen on the streets of...

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  • New to store // AYM

    July 19 2019 – Mercantile London

    New to store // AYM

    Launching with us this summer 19, AYM is a Copenhagen based accessories and jewellery brand that defines the spirit of the moment. First spotted by us at the shows in Copenhagen we loved the simple modernity of the clean lines combined with the stand out colour palette and huge dose of Scandinavian styling.  As an conscious brand AYM aim to...

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  • Brand of the moment - Ania Haie

    April 12 2019 – Mercantile London

    Brand of the moment - Ania Haie

      With a passion for quality contemporary jewellery and a clear understanding that women didn't want to compromise on quality, Ania Haie was born. The founders realised that today's woman desires a greater focus on stacking and layering to embrace her individuality; the opportunity was seized and the dream became a reality. Ania Haie is a London-based jewellery brand, (born...

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