Greek fine jewellery designer Melanie Georgacopoulos inventive use of pearls gives them a new lease of life as ultra-contemporary jewels. Sliced, diced, carved or caged, the London-based jeweller has changed the way we perceive pearls, using them in exactly the same way you would a precious stone. Melanie is among the talented British designers stocked at the Fine Jewellery Room at Fortnum & Mason. She was also one of seven independent fine jewellery designers invited out to Las Vegas in May 2013 for the annual Couture jewellery show as part of the British Fashion Council's Rock Vault - an initiative curated by Stephen Webster that aims to nurture and showcase the best jewellery talent in the UK .
MOP Shell Emerald mother-of-pearl ring
Glow pearl necklace in rose gold
Couture pearl and diamond bangle