KNOWLEDGE COMMUNITY

JNA Conversations: Jewellery Design Directions
  • 2020-10-28
  • 17:00 - 18:00 (Hong Kong)
    09:00 - 10:00 (London)
    14:30 - 15:30 (Delhi)
    05:00 - 06:00 (New York)
  • English
Details

Award-winning jewellery designer Stephen Webster examines the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on jewellery designs and the post-Covid-19 jewellery consumer. This session will also touch on design trends for 2021 and beyond, and spot new sources of inspiration, opportunities in the digital space and how to engage effectively with today’s buyers. ​

JNA Conversations: Jewellery Design Directions will cover:

  • Effects of the coronavirus crisis on the jewellery design sector​
  • Emerging designs and styles that reflect the signs of the times​
  • Lessons and opportunities from the Covid-19 pandemic​
  • Outlook for and growth prospects in 2021 and beyond
     
Speakers
  • Stephen Webster
    Founder and Creative Director, Stephen Webster Ltd

    British designer Stephen Webster is globally renowned for his cutting-edge, and disruptive yet artistic fine jewellery pieces. Inspired by art, fashion, music, literature and nature, Webster established his titular brand in 1989, setting in motion decades of award-winning ventures. In 2013, HRH The Prince of Wales presented Webster with an MBE in the New Year Honours list for his services in the British jewellery sector. In 2015, Webster was named Jewellery Designer of the Year at the 13th annual GEM Awards. A responsible sourcing advocate, Webster is an ambassador for Fairtrade and Fairmined. In 2016, he was awarded the prestigious “Butterfly Mark” by Positive Luxury, recognising his sustainable practices. Since its inception, the Stephen Webster brand has successfully expanded internationally with 85 points of sale in the United Kingdom, the US, Russia, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Hong Kong. 

  • (Moderator) Bennet Sto. Domingo
    Assistant Editor, JNA / Jewellery Media, Informa Markets Jewellery

    Bennet Sto. Domingo is a senior member of the Jewellery Media team at Informa Markets Jewellery. She produces and edits content for JNA group's print and digital products. Prior to joining Informa Markets, she was editor of an English-language community newspaper in Hong Kong. She also worked as editor of two trade publications, and reporter for a major business newspaper, in the Philippines. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila.

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