Sophie Harley

Sophie Harley London

Designer

The Goldsmiths Company

ADDRESS :

122 Westbourne Studios 242 Acklam Road London W10 5JJ

Biography:

UK Jewellery Designer of the Year 2013, Sophie Harley, is celebrated for her exquisitely designed handmade jewellery using only precious metals and stones. Sophie flies the flag for a truly British brand and continues to design, create & manufacture all her pieces in London. Sophie is also well known for designing the legendary Algerian Love Knot necklace and earrings for the James Bond film Casino Royale which further endorses her British credentials. On leaving the Royal College of Art with a master’s degree in goldsmithing and jewellery in 1989, Sophie immediately set up her business creating a range of instantly recognisable pieces which have attracted a cult following. The 1990’s saw her magnificent larger metal work pieces hit the catwalks, press & our TV screens on the likes of Naomi Campbell & Jodie Kidd. These incredible pieces including her bejewelled bustiers & tiaras and were also used in music videos by artists such as Prince, Muse, George Michael, Enya & Bryan Ferry. Sophie’s current best-selling collections include Cult Classics, Wedding & Algerian Loveknot. Recent additions to her stunning Cocktail collection of 18ct gold dress rings feature rare and unusual precious stones and intricate and beautiful wire work showcasing Sophie’s exuberant style and love of colour. 2015 marked the 25th year Anniversary of Sophie Harley London and to celebrate, Sophie created the ultimate showstopper ring featuring her iconic signature winged heart. A spectacular 2.5ct white heart shaped brilliant cut diamond set in 18ct gold with dazzling pavé diamond set wings. Sophie’s work is worn and adored by some or our great British actors such as Kate Winslet, Dame Judi Dench, Colin Firth, Maggie Smith and Anna Chancellor. Joint collaborations include working with De-Beers diamonds to design a repoussed gold winged horse brooch encrusted in diamonds, which was presented at Royal Ascots Diamond Day to the trainer of the winning horse in The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes by Her Majesty the Queen. Other collaborations include a gold and aquamarine collection for Boodle & Dunthorne, and a catwalk collection in 18ct gold for Mappin and Webb. Sophie’s studio continues to welcome clients to view and buy from existing collections or to have their own bespoke pieces created by Sophie. Private commission work has always been at the very heart of Sophie’s business, working closely with her clients to a specific brief. Sophie also has the artistic talent to produce beautiful drawings as part of the design process which enables clients to visualise their piece during its initial creation.

Specialist Techniques:

Enamelling, Engraving, Stone Setting & Mounting.

Awards:

UK Jewellery Designer of the Year 2013

Education:

Royal College of Art (MA.RCA) Masters degree in Goldsmithing and Jewellery.


  • Sophie Harley

    Bespoke Necklace

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  • Sophie Harley

    Celestial Dream Earrings

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  • Sophie Harley

    Celine Ring

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  • Sophie Harley

    Baby Bee Jewel Drop Earrings

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  • Sophie Harley

    Roselle Ring

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  • Sophie Harley

    Laurette Ring

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  • Sophie Harley

    Sophie Necklace

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  • Sophie Harley

    Anna Ring

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  • Sophie Harley

    Diamond Seahorse Earrings

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  • Sophie Harley

    Pod Link Bracelet

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  • Sophie Harley

    Mega Solar Choker Necklace

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  • Sophie Harley

    Opal & Diamond Ring

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  • Sophie Harley

    Queen Of Hearts Earrings

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  • Sophie Harley

    Sophie Bracelet

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  • Sophie Harley

    18ct Gold Algerian Love Knot Necklace

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  • Sophie Harley

    Diamond Anniversary Ring

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