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Five Decades by Lucie Campbell

Approaching its 50th anniversary, fine Bond Street jeweller Lucie Campbell unveils its Five Decades collection.

A remarkable woman, French-born Lucie Campbell began her career as a jewellery collector and dealer in the 1960s. She quickly earned a reputation as an astute business woman with an eye for meticulous and desirable pieces. She soon moved on to create her own range, inspired by the many influences she’d encountered during her time at countless fairs, shows and auction houses.

The Five Decades collection celebrates the evolution of design over the past fifty years, revitalising classic period pieces and setting Lucie Campbell apart as one of the most iconic designers of the last fifty years. Today the business is run by Lucie’s two sons who proudly own one of the last remaining family-run jewellers on Bond Street.

Five decades in jewels

Sautoir necklace, Lucie Cammpbell

The ’60s – The Vintage Years

This is when it all began, scouring auction houses for precious objects and antiques around the world. This stunning 20s’ inspired necklace pays tribute to the culmination of influences Lucie Campbell picked up through the first decade of her hunt.

Pinwheel Earrings, Lucie Campbell

The ’70s – The Pinwheel Collection

This collection has proved to be one of Lucie Campbell’s most popular and timeless ranges. The particular detail and colour of the Pinwheel earrings continue to attract attention and remain in constant demand.

Tennis Bracelet, Lucie Campbell

The ’80s – The ‘Tennis Bracelet’

First created in 1982, the so called Tennis Bracelet famously earned its name after Chris Evert, six times US Open champion, requested play to be paused during the championship when the clasp on her bracelet snapped and the diamonds scattered across court. Lucie Campbell has since designed many variations of the bracelet, however, the original continues to be the most sought after.

Magnificent Gems, Lucie Campbell

The ’90s – Magnificent Gems

Cementing the family unit, Lucie Campbell’s other son, Richard, joined the business in the late ’80s, bringing with him a passion for beautiful gems and stones. This was reflected in the designs of the following decade where large, unheated gems such as sapphires were used to create strikingly bold and colourful pieces.

Briolette Curt Diamonds, Lucie Campbell

The ’00s – Diamond Briolette Collection

Taking its name from the fine tear drop, multifaceted shape of Briolette cut diamonds, this collection harks back to Victorian and Edwardian times where the Briolette cut was immensely popular.

More information about the pieces in the Five Decades collection is available online.

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