Chief designers Sarah Bird and Alexander Longhi both trained at renowned Goldsmiths College, University of London (the leading design institution in the UK) and both worked extensively in the worlds of fashion and technical design. Every Ivory & Co. accessory is meticulously designed and every opportunity is taken to recognise bridal gown trends and lead the way in current bridal accessory fashion.
All Ivory & Co. designer accessories are created using the finest components :
All headpieces and jewellery are plated with either real silver, 14K gold or rhodium (part of the platinum family of metals)
Only the highest quality of stones are used in each design – Austrian crystals or Russian man-made diamonds (high grade cubic zirconia)
Real freshwater pearls are used or in the case of imitation – only the best quality; natural lustre man-made pearls (made using glass for a realistic weight and appearance
Every accessory is made following the traditions of jewellery craftsmenship; designs are forged, hand crafted and stones set by hand by an experienced and skilled technical team
When designing each piece attention to detail extends to the comfort of the tiaras and headbands. Ivory & Co. accessories are designed to be completely comfortable as well as beautiful and is clear to see why they have won so many awards. Tiaras are made to one size, however have some flexibility is in-built to fit all head shapes easily.