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Press release: A Very Vintage Valentine


When designer Kat Dibbits was designing her new collection she had one thing in mind – romance.
Well with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, what else is a girl to be thinking about?
Each piece is completely one of a kind and Kat says there is no better way to show your other half that you think she’s special than by buying a piece of jewellery that is as unique as she is.
Secret Garden, £58
She said: “Each piece is a one-off – because of the vintage components I used I couldn’t recreate them if I tried. I have also tried to use more unusual stones in this collection – while there are the old favourites such as onyx, garnet and rock crystal I have also used lesser-known stones such as Peruvian opal and amazonite which should pique the interest of fashionistas.”
Beautiful vintage brooches, earrings and other finds which could have been discarded have been given a new lease of life as necklaces, bracelets and earrings. 
Key colours are the pale pinks, blues and yellows of springtime.


Give Me Your Heart, £28

A gold earring with a glass pearl has been teamed with striking lemon quartz and jade to become a beautiful bracelet.

And several large, sparkling brooches have been teamed with pastel coloured semi precious stones, vintage beads and chunky chains to create striking necklaces with feature clasps.
Dazzle necklace, £36
Elsewhere the collection shows a sexier side – perfect for dazzling your man on a Valentine’s date.
Vintage diamante pieces are teamed with striking black stones and chains to create an Art Deco feel, while a deep blue earring is reworked into a striking bracelet with unusual stones and chains.
The collection is available now via Kat’s website, www.madewithlovebykat.co.uk, or through the online retailer Folksy at www.madewithlove.folksy.com.

NOTES TO EDITORS

To contact Kat for high resolution images or interview requests, please email made_with_love@rocketmail.com

Comments

Lesley Eastwood said…
I love your designs - they are so unusual and all are so beautifully balanced as well. I love the idea of recycling vintage jewellery or something that was precious but broken. it gives jewellery a whole new lease of life.
Kat said…
Thanks for your lovely comment Lesley - that is indeed the whole idea. The thought of things just being left at the backs of drawers makes me so sad.

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