Meeting The Maker: Ilene Steele – Jewellery Designer

Everyone loves a bit of bling, especially me. I love classic and timeless pieces that last through the years – especially ones that go on my fingers. My obsession with rings led me to Ilene Steele, a jewellery designer based in Hatton Gardens, with a penchant for unique knuckle rings and candy heart jewellery.

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The Hatton Garden-based native New Yorker has created a collection that references the excitement and turbulence of life; finding synergy between the shifting of ocean tides, currents and waves with the disorder and extremities of human existence.

 

Ilene’s collection – which launches this summer – is called The Wave Collection and encompasses bold, geometric and architecturally-styled statement jewellery.

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My new obsession-a knuckle ring!

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Where the magic happens! The collection comprises of a range of fine 18ct gold and silver cocktail rings, alongside studded earrings that include tilted semi-precious and precious stones, brought together through the ancient method of cuttlefish casting, which provides distinctive wave-like texture on the metal.

 

 

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Yellow on blue…great colour match!

 

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What I like to call candy heart jewellery with a bit of rock n’ roll…

 

 The Wave Collection is available online and in store at Wolf & Badger and The Clerkenwell Collection

Prices start from £150

Wolf & Badger https://www.wolfandbadger.com/shop/designers/ilene-steele-jewellery/

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