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The jewellery designers wife: a Christmas wish list

PUBLISHED: 16:24 02 December 2015 | UPDATED: 11:27 04 December 2015

Small Floral Pendant in Fairtrade Gold with Diamonds £1,142

Small Floral Pendant in Fairtrade Gold with Diamonds £1,142

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Jon Dibbens significant other chooses pieces from his shop that she would like to find under the tree, please.

1 – “I have the earrings that match this Floral pendant by Jon. So, an easy choice. I feel there’s something wonderfully lyrical about this design.”

Small Floral Pendant in Fairtrade Gold with Diamonds £1,142Small Floral Pendant in Fairtrade Gold with Diamonds £1,142

2 – “I’m always attracted to Vintage style. This design, by Dagmar Korecki, instantly makes me think of bias-cut frocks and Marcel Waves.”

Flourish Earrings £127Flourish Earrings £127

3 – “I do have, and treasure, one of Jon’s Floral rings, so I’m just being greedy. But this Fancy, Intense yellow diamond is so lovely…”

Platinum Floral Ring £7,875Platinum Floral Ring £7,875

4 – “Glenn Campbell’s work has a magical, deceptive simplicity, as if he’s taken something from nature and just dipped it in silver or gold.”

Quaking Grass Pendant £317Quaking Grass Pendant £317

5 – “A truly classic design by Jon. It seems modern yet timeless, and its simplicity really shows off the stone – a stunning purple sapphire.”

18ct Fairtrade White Gold Ring £7,90718ct Fairtrade White Gold Ring £7,907

6 – “Jon designed these to match his Crossover Meadow ring. They’re like perfect bouquets in miniature – packed with so much sparkle.”

Spring Crossover Meadow Earrings £5,657Spring Crossover Meadow Earrings £5,657

7 – “Something to pack a punch at a New Year party, the shape and cut of the stones in these pendants by Jon is asymmetric, like a sail – hence the name.”

Sail Pendants in Fairtrade Gold with Pink Sapphire and Tsavorite Garnet. Prices from £2,696Sail Pendants in Fairtrade Gold with Pink Sapphire and Tsavorite Garnet. Prices from £2,696

8 – “When I first saw this new ring by Jon, I have to admit I went slightly weak at the knees. It already has the perfect ‘heirloom’ feel.”

Spring Crossover Meadow Ring with Lemon-coloured Diamonds £5,467Spring Crossover Meadow Ring with Lemon-coloured Diamonds £5,467

9 – “Dagmar’s designs have a wonderful, old-world inspiration, combined with a graphic modernity. I love that classic Arts & Crafts feel.”

Gold Dahlia Pendant £540Gold Dahlia Pendant £540

10 – “Jon’s Meadow rings have that beautiful flowing styling, as if they’ve grown around the stones by themselves. Another to aspire to…”

18ct Fairtrade Gold Meadow Ring with Green Tourmaline £4,77818ct Fairtrade Gold Meadow Ring with Green Tourmaline £4,778

11 – “Perfect for a pearl-lover! Though Yen’s work is something more innovative – so intricate yet so natural-looking, and with a very tactile quality.”

Blossom Oxidised Silver and Freshwater Pearl Necklace £540Blossom Oxidised Silver and Freshwater Pearl Necklace £540

12 – “Jon told me this sapphire is one of the top two he’s ever bought. Okay, maybe not Christmas. Save it for our 25th anniversary?”

3.28ct Sapphire and Diamond Three-stone Ring £19,6743.28ct Sapphire and Diamond Three-stone Ring £19,674

Jon Dibben Shop and Workshop; 01483 278170; www.jondibben.co.uk

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