From cuffs dripping with chains to geometric-patterned necklaces to shoulder-dusting earrings, all of Fiona Paxton’s jewelry is handmade with weaving and beading techniques from ancient India. Paxton, a globetrotting graduate of the Royal College of Art, lived in New York and Bangkok and consulted for fashion companies such as Armani and Chloe before settling down in London to concentrate on her stunning accessory line. Once you’re attuned to this British designer’s style, you’ll recognize her exotic pieces everywhere – like the pages of <i>Vogue</i>, the display case at Barneys, or on fashionable celebs such as Drew Barrymore and Kate Hudson.
Fiona Paxton’s rock-and-roll edge is evident in every one of her designs, from patent leather fringed cuffs to chain collar necklaces. Page Sargisson, on the other hand, plumbs the depths of delicate with her tiny stamped charms on finely wrought chains.
More than a finishing touch, jewelry by Fiona Paxton is like a fashion element in and of itself. Her thick, fringe-y necklaces can take the place of scarves, while her long, geometric earrings graze the shoulders, adding interest to a simple top.
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