THE BEAUTY OF A PEARL …

Posted on July 2, 2010

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One of the girls on the buying floor told us about the work of her very talented friend, jewellery designer Melanie Georgacopoulos. Half Greek, half French and with an MA from the Royal College of Art, her designs exude a daring, yet timeless simplicity.

Fascinated by the natural beauty of pearls, through her work Melanie experiments endlessly in a bid to remove the stones connation with ladies who do lunch. Defying tradition, she re-constructs and de-constructs the pearl by introducing toughness, weight and volume.

Her gold covered pearl necklace is a far cry from a 'girly' string of pearls, while her hollow pearl ring is a piece we're dreaming of having on our finger. Taking the pearl into high art and fashion, yet remaining utterly wearable, it’s no wonder that Dover Street Market have snapped up her work … get down there to have a look through the glass cases and make a wish.

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Beautiful pieces of jewellery. The ring is absolutely magnificent! Such a modern twist on the classic elegant image of pearls. Love it!
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My favourite is the long gold necklace with the two-tone pearl pendant, would last forever, classic with a very now twist x


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I love these soo much – oh what o would do to own one.


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AMAZING!!!


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I like your blog a lot! <3


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oh, gorgeous!
i need those earrings.


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i particularly liked the fourth necklace, but the idea of the ring is also very special.


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Girls…the collection will also be showcased in Paris Fashion week in October! Also, to purchase online, visit melanie’s shop in NOT JUST A LABEL….xxxx


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wow, i’ve never seen anyone do something like that before. i think it’s fantastic. it’s so different from the regular pearl jewellery that we usually see!


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really stunning jewellery. I’ll be popping into Dover Street Market to have a closer look.
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i need all of these


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beautiful! i love the 2nd one, but it’s not really my style :p


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I can’t believe that I find every single one of the jewellery making studen’t pieces wonderful. I’d buy them all up if I could! They’re all great to me because they are not your typical pearl ‘hand me downs’ that I have never even received anyway! HA HA

Pearls for a new generations. I love it all.


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My favourites are the two-tone pearls, very fresh and exciting! X


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This blog was absolutely fantastic. Lots of great information and inspiration both of which we all need.And very good collections.
http://www.pearlnecklaceshop.com/


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Beautiful pearl jewellry but I can’t identify which is the last one. Is it a Ring?


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All of these pieces are stunning– we particularly love the hollowed out pearls.
The way that Melanie is reinventing the pearl is inspirational. Great to see a new side to pearls which is aimed at a totally different style.


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