Designer Biographies

The Omnēque marketplace features a unique selection of the best from the world of pre-owned jewellery. Our curated pages boast some of the biggest and best names and heritage maisons. Our buyers share their expert knowledge to bring you the must-have pieces from the world's need-to-know designers. Find out more about them here.

Emefa Cole

A jewellery and silversmithing graduate from London Metropolitan University, London-based jewellery designer-maker Emefa Cole explores the transfor...

Julia Lloyd George

After training at London’s Sir John Cass School of Art, Julia Lloyd George was apprenticed to a Hatton Garden manufacturing jeweller. Unusually for...

Jo Hayes Ward

Jo’s fascination with sculpture began at art college where she experimented with shapes and intricate 3D patterns. She went on to study at London’s...

Jacqueline Cullen

Exuberantly rebellious jewellery with a darkly seductive and elemental energy. Imagine a placid sky ripped open by a slash of lightning. A volcano ...

Mark Nuell

Mark’s inspiration for jewellery came from early contact with gemstones in Australia, where his father mined sapphires. Mark learnt to cut and poli...

Yen Jewellery

Of Vietnamese heritage, Yen Duong spent her childhood in Wales and later studied at the Sir John Cass School of Art in London, graduating in 1995. ...

Ara Vartanian

Rings to wrap around your finger, or many fingers…


Trend-defying designs by trend-defining women


The fashion jewellery that rivalled fine jewellery


The house of highly decorated jewels, with no surface left untouched


Ancient techniques still setting the standard for fine craftsmanship


The jeweller of fabulous surprises

Georg Jensen

An eye for design and an eye for talent


Mystery, intrigue and coloured gemstones galore

Kenneth Jay Lane

A life spent making fake chic

Lacloche Frères

Art Deco jewels as prized today as then


Look out for this house’s iconic motif

Miriam Haskell

Classic costume jewels that set the bar for fashion jewellery 


Colourful beads in patterns that echo unmistakable zigzags

Nush Gems

Coloured gemstones to brighten every day


Lively jewels that brighten the most serious of jewellery collections


Playful jewels with designs that stand the test of time

William de Lillo

The masters of bold and beaded jewels for everyone