We are thrilled to announce that starting this Fall we will be offering John Hardy designer jewellery here at Diamond Design. Representatives from John Hardy in New York just flew into St. John’s to ink the deal, and we’re so excited to become one of the few Canadian retailers selected to carry their gorgeous and celebrated jewellery.
We’re committed to bringing our clients the very best in the jewellery world, and there’s no doubt John Hardy is the very best. Diamond Design will become the exclusive provider of John Hardy for Newfoundland and Labrador – in fact, only three other stores in all of Canada carry the line.
John Hardy is a Canadian artist who visited Bali in the 1970s and became enraptured by its natural beauty and by the culture of the Balinese people, including their jewellery making techniques. He and his wife, Cynthia, settled there and built their brand. John Hardy jewellery is still designed and handcrafted on the island, and has become one of the most sought-after premium jewellery brands in the world.
Today, head designer Guy Bedarida works with a team of artisans to bring sterling silver, gold and gemstones to life, creating jewellery that is inspired by nature, ancient artistry and cultures, and a life well lived.
The unique John Hardy collaboration between designers and artisans brings time-honoured jewellery-making techniques together with fresh interpretations to create modern and stunningly beautiful pieces. You can see the full process here.
And John Hardy isn’t just concerned with fashion. Inspired by the beauty of the natural world, John Hardy is also a green company, working to implement energy efficient programs and become ‘Greener Every Day.’ John Hardy has used 100% reclaimed silver since 2012, for example, and plants a number of bamboo seedlings corresponding with every piece purchased from their Bamboo Collection.
According to Damien Dernoncourt, Non-Executive Chairman, “John Hardy is a luxury brand of handmade designer jewellery that reflects a synergy of designer and artisan to create objects of beauty in an environment of respect for people and the natural world.”
We know our clients will be just as happy as we are to now have this world-class jewellery available right here in St. John’s. So please stay tuned and join our mailing list, so you don’t miss our official John Hardy launch and some more fun events planned for this Fall.