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Tearing Up The Rule Book Of Design: Inspired Jewellery Featured In The Dominion Post And On Stuff

Reporter: Collette Devlin | Source: The Dominion Post/Stuff

Inspired has been featured in The Dominion Post newspaper and on Stuff. Ian, Chris and Christine spoke to Collette Devlin about sharing the unique Inspired design philosophy around the world, which has grown out of their work in Wellington and New Zealand, where creativity is celebrated.

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Rhodolite Garnet: The Journey From Kenya To The Workshop, Via A Leading NZ Winemaker

This article originally appeared on the Jewelry News Network

The Umba river flows through the north-eastern mountain ranges of Tanzania and across Kenya, before meeting the Indian Ocean. This area is renowned for some of the world’s richest deposits of coloured gemstones. It was in the Umba riverbed that this rhodolite garnet stone was found and purchased in its rough form by Neil McCallum, gemstone enthusiast, trader and cutter.

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Solara Aperio Pendant Featured In Hong Kong Jewellery Magazine

The Aperio pendant, part of Solara's Terra Sol Collection, has been featured in the Hong Kong Jewellery Magazine.

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Wearables: What Happens When Tech Companies Design Wearable Products

Wearables is a big discussion point at the moment with the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas  where the who's who of the tech industrty launched their launched their latest products and innovations. Many people, including myself, watched with interest to see all the latest product launches. I must admit I was pretty deflated when I saw an article on all the designs of the watches. Almost as deflated as I was when the Apple Watch was launched.

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The 'Millennials' Part Two - Insights Into What's Shaping Their Buying Habits

Part Two of The 'Millennials' - Insights Into What's Shaping Their Buying Habits.

In part one we heard from Hunter. Now we meet Angelka. They both provide valuable views into what’s important to them and insights into what investment jewellery companies need to make to win their trust and future business.

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The 'Millennials' - Insights Into What's Shaping Their Buying Habits

Chris Benham writes for Jewelry News Network: The 'Millennials' - Insights Into What's Shaping Their Buying Habits.

For this two-part article, Chris spoke to Hunter and Angelka, both in their early 20's. They provide some valuable views on what’s important to them and insights into what investment jewellery companies need to make to win their trust and future business.

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Travel and Architecture's Influence on Jewellery Design

Chris Benham writes for Jewelry News Network: From East to West how architecture inspires jewellery designs through the eyes of a designer.

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The Internet's Impact on the 'Makers' and 'Takers' in the Global Jewellery Industry

Chris Benham has been invited to share his industry insights as a columnist for Jewelry News Network. In his first article, Chris explores how the Internet has changed the global jewellery industry and how some jewellery companies have proven that the road to success lies in design and innovation.

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Halloween: "Spooky Jewelry: No Tricks. All Treats"

Article on The American Gem Society written by Amanda L. Colborn

Immortal Diamonds by Vamp, a collaborative project with the Inspired Collection and artist Jonathan Cameron, has been featured in the American Gem Society article 'Spooky Jewelry. No Tricks. All Treats' by Amanda L. Colburn.

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Winners of the Deloitte Fast 50 award for the Fastest Growing Manufacturer

The team in the workshop was excited to win the 2014 Deloitte Fast 50 New Zealand award for the Fastest Growing Manufacturer in Wellington and the Lower North Island! This is great news and shows our hard work has paid off, as we have moved up from last years Highly Commended Award in the Rising Star section of the Lower North Island.

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