By Patricia Campbell
Fine jewellery never fails to cast a spell on Christmas morning, but this season’s particular obsession with embellishment and ultra-decadent Baroque motifs is giving precious metals and eye-catching stones extra mileage.
Annoushka Chilli 18ct white gold, diamond and amazonite White Heat earrings, £2,950
Wherever your style sits on the jewellery spectrum, Liberty’s annual Jewellery Week, which runs from 29th November to 2nd December 2012, is well worth a look, whether you’re searching for a little something to amplify that party dress, or you need to stock up on those Christmas gifts.
Alex Monroe key necklace, £180
With daily trunk shows and personal appearances from jewellery designers, you can shop limited edition and exclusive pieces from the likes of Dinny Hall, Lulu Frost, Brooke Gregson, Carolina Bucci, Alex Monroe, Anoushka, Anina Vogel and Astley Clarke, while MCL will be offering a beautiful beaded bracelet worth £150 on purchases over £500.
Lulu Frost Leto necklace, £235
Other highlights in store include Liberty’s complimentary jewellery engraving service – after all, what could be more thoughtful and unique than discreetly inscribing your loved one’s initials on their gift?
Alex Monroe gold-plated love ring, £120
Liberty Jewellery Week takes place in store from 29th November to 2nd December 2012. See the full programme of events here.