Who is Stephen Webster
Stephen Webster, the London-based contemporary fine jewellery brand established in 1989, is known for its powerful aesthetic and its instantly recognisable collections. At the heart of Stephen Webster is a respect for traditional British craftsmanship and goldsmithing. There’s also a fearless dedication to cutting-edge processes and the creation of daring, intricate designs. Rebellious yet ethical, the brand genuinely stands for something good using materials that are always thoughtfully and responsibly sourced. Indeed, Stephen Webster was a pioneer of Fairtrade gold. This unique approach has helped win him industry-wide recognition. In 2013 HRH The Prince of Wales presented the designer with an MBE for his services to the jewellery industry. In 2015 he was named Jewellery Designer of The Year at the 13th annual GEM awards, Then, in 2018, in Las Vegas, he was presented with the Couture Design Award for ‘Best in Innovation’. Webster has also played a pivotal role as a mentor nurturing emerging British jewellery talent with his involvement in ‘Rock Vault’ from 2012 to 2017. It was set-up to showcase and support emerging British jewellers both in the UK and overseas chaired by Stephen Webster who together with the British Fashion Council came up with the idea.