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Pearl Re-Stringing


There’s no denying the elegance of a classic pearl rope, now enjoying a welcome renaissance thanks to the popularity of movies and television shows such as The Great Gatsby and Mr. Selfridge. These incredibly versatile necklaces can be worn in so many ways and, as such, are often a “go to” piece in many of..

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Holts Academy Award “One To Watch” Nominee Julia Pharo


Exciting news as on 4th September 2014, I will be attending the Holts Academy Awards at London’s prestigious Gibson Hall. I’m thrilled, delighted and honoured to have been nominated by the Academy for an award in the prestigious “One To Watch” category. Holts Academy is the top jewellery school in the UK and there are some..

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A Gift For Him


It always irked my husband John that pearls are one of the few gemstones men really don’t wear. In my jewellery studies, although pearls where worn by male royalty and nobility for many centuries, I had to concede that over the last century or so, pearls really weren’t particularly macho. This fact got me thinking..

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Remembering My First Ever Trade Show


Held at Earls Court 2 Exhibition Centre in London, International Jewellery London (IJL) is the UKs biggest jewellery industry show – exclusively for those in jewellery trade. I had attended the show for a number of years as a visitor – but finally took the plunge and decided to exhibit my jewellery collection to the..

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Julia and The Olympic Torch


Here’s a fun picture of me with the Olympic Torch (yes, the REAL one!) as it passed through West London on its way to Stratford in the prelude to the 2012 Olympic Games. The Torch was a lot bigger than I imagined – as you can see from the photo (although I am quite short!)...

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My Tiniest Pearl Cluster Ever!


This summer has been my busiest to date, making beautiful bespoke jewellery pieces for some amazing brides-to-be!   As with all my jewellery, each bespoke piece is artisan crafted to the highest standards and made with love, care and attention to detail – but I couldn’t resist showing you this miniature version of my signature..

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It’s A Ring Thing


“Once you learn how to make rings, you’ll love creating them so much you’ll never want to stop!” I must admit to being a little sceptical when one of my tutors said this to me when I began my fine jewellery studies at Holts Academy in London’s Hatton Garden. Now I have to admit that..

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Mentored By A Dragon


  If you thought meeting a dragon was the stuff of fairy tales – think again! For the last nine months, fine jeweller Julia Pharo, along with approximately 90 other startup entrepreneurs, has been meeting face-to-face with former Dragons’ Den investor Doug Richard, the mastermind behind the School For Creative Startups mentoring programme. A Hatton..

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The Fairy Boat Collection


From a 100 year old book that had lain hidden in an attic for decades, came a children’s poem of magical lakes, fairies and dragons that inspired Hatton Garden trained jeweller Julia Pharoʼs extraordinary Fairy Boat Collection. “My husband and I were clearing the attic in our home when, amongst the flotsam and jetsam left..

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My Dragonfly Kinetic Ring


Whilst you won’t find this rather impressive fellow for sale at JuliaPharo.com, I must admit that my fully articulated kinetic Dragonfly Ring kept me glued to the bench for many weeks! Made as my Holts Academy graduation piece, this Sterling Silver and 18K Gold ring features the most beautiful green tourmaline, amethyst, moonstone, sky blue..

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Christmas Gift Giving Ideas – 2013


From afforable elegance to exclusive opulance – here’s some fashionable festive gifting ideas from Julia Pharo  

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Julia Pharo: A Passion for Pearls


If you believe pearls are strictly for Grandma – it’s certain you’ve never met jewellery designer Julia Pharo. “My mission is simple,” smiles Pharo. “I’m going to shake up people’s perception of pearls and bring amazing pearl jewellery to a much younger audience.” “There’s never been a more exciting time to be designing with pearls,”..

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