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Pippa Small

Emerald Anemone Hoop Earrings

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With their warm toned gold and color, these Pippa Small earrings are a perfect balance between contemporary and classic design. Hanging from the matte 18K yellow gold hoops are opaque emerald slices surrounded by a bezel of 18K yellow gold. Wear the hoops plain for a casual look or dress them up with the drops.

total length : 1 1/16"
18K yellow gold hoop diameter : just under 1/2"
18K yellow gold hoop width : 2mm
emerald : 10mm x 5mm
18K yellow gold latch backs

Pippa Small Jewelry 

LONDON - Earthy, eclectic, organic (in the true sense of the word) and talismanic, Pippa Small's jewelry has a following of faithful collectors. Attracted to gems and cultural artifacts from an early age, Pippa gathers stones, shells, minerals, beads and other found objects to use as inspiration or actual elements in her jewelry. Her arms are covered in a tangle of bracelets, shells and amulets - each one with a specific personal meaning or memory.

The Authenticity of Pippa Small Jewelry

Discover Pippa Small Jewelry, where the designer's extraordinary vision breathes life into each exquisite piece. Pippa Small, a globally acclaimed jewelry designer and anthropologist, intertwines her passion for traditional craftsmanship and cultural exploration, resulting in a collection that transcends adornment.

Pippa Small: The Story Behind the Jewelry

Pippa Small takes an ethical approach, producing designs with an ethos deeply rooted in a commitment to sustainability and support for artisan communities. Each piece showcases a distinct blend of traditional craftsmanship and modern aesthetics, using various materials and gemstones. The appeal of her jewelry lies in the thoughtful incorporation of cultural stories and ethical practices into each design to create a piece of art that carries deep significance.

Hallmarks of Pippa Small jewelry include:

  • Ethical Sourcing: Materials are carefully chosen based on sustainable and ethical practices.
  • Diverse Gemstones: Utilizes a wide range of cut and uncut precious and semi-precious gemstones, each selected for its beauty and significance.
  • Handcrafted Quality: Every piece is handcrafted, ensuring a high level of craftsmanship and attention to detail.
  • Cultural inspiration: Designs are inspired by Pippa Small's anthropological research, reflecting the beauty and diversity of the cultures she studies.
  • Support for Artisan Communities: By working with artisans globally, her collections promote traditional craftsmanship and contribute to the livelihoods of communities.
  • Range of Jewelry Types: The collection includes earrings, necklaces, rings and bracelets, offering variety for every taste.
  • Use of Precious Metals: 18K yellow gold is the metal Pippa Small prefers for her colorful creations.
  • Talismanic Pieces: Many designs function as talismans, carrying personal, spiritual or cultural significance.

Awards and Accolades for Pippa Small Jewelry

Pippa Small's one-of-a-kind blend of anthropology and jewelry design has led to a distinct and ethically driven brand that's earned her numerous accolades. Her dedication to social responsibility and ethical jewelry has been recognized with several awards. Notably, Pippa Small was made an ambassador of the human rights organization Survival International in 2008, highlighting her commitment to indigenous rights and environmental stewardship. Her impactful work earned her an MBE in 2013 for her ethical jewelry and charity work, a prestigious honor that underscores her contributions to both the craft and the communities she supports.

Further solidifying her reputation in the ethical jewelry space, Pippa Small won the Ethical Jeweller of the Year and the Walpole Corporate Social Responsibility award in 2016. These awards recognize her commitment to fair trade practices, ethical sourcing and the support of artisan communities worldwide. Additionally, she was honored with the Green Award for Sustainability by Town and Country magazine, which celebrates her efforts in promoting sustainability within the jewelry industry.

Pippa Small's influence extends beyond the awards she has received. Her work has been featured in major publications such as the Financial Times, JCK, Vogue, The Guardian, Metro, The Telegraph and Town & Country, showcasing her impact on fashion and ethical business landscapes.

Frequently Asked Questions About Pippa Small Jewelry

Below, we've answered some commonly asked questions about Pippa Small jewelry. Please get in touch if you'd like more information about this influential designer.

What Makes Pippa Small Jewelry Ethical?

Beyond ethical sourcing, Pippa Small is dedicated to supporting artisan communities globally, ensuring fair wages and working conditions and contributing to the preservation of traditional crafts.

Where Does Pippa Small Source Her Gemstones?

All gemstones in the Pippa Small collection are ethically sourced from communities worldwide, supporting traditional craftsmanship and promoting sustainable practices.

Are Pippa Small Jewelry Pieces Suitable for Sensitive Skin?

Yes, Pippa Small jewelry is designed with sensitivity in mind, using high-quality 18K yellow gold, which is usually well-tolerated by people with sensitive skin. 

Explore the World of Pippa Small

Pippa Small jewelry is a statement of beauty, craftsmanship and a commitment to ethical and sustainable practices in the jewelry industry. Each piece of Pippa Small jewelry tells a story of craftsmanship and cultural heritage, combining the finest materials with ethical sourcing to create something extraordinary. Explore TWIST Online's Pippa Small collection and discover jewelry that aligns with your values and style.  

World Economic Forum 2018

Pippa Small designed several jewelry lines with Turquoise Mountain artisans. This video highlights her collaboration with artisans in Yangon.

Discover More Respected Jewelry Designers Hosted by TWIST Online

In addition to Pippa Small, we're pleased to support dozens of other talented designers at TWIST Online. We invite you to browse these captivating jewelry collections:

  • Castro Smith: Trained in painting and printmaking, Castro draws inspiration from history, mythology and biology. He honed his "seal engraving" skills at RH Wilkins, a technique dating back to ancient times that adds depth and complexity beyond traditional engraving. This method involves reverse designs and deeper cuts, adding dimensions that demand more time to perfect. Castro uses his expertise to blend European and Japanese engraving techniques, creating contemporary, innovative artworks.
  • Daniela Villegas: Hailing from Mexico City, Daniela Villegas, identifies as a maximalist who embraces the vibrancy of color and the essence of nature. Crafted by hand in Los Angeles, her distinct artworks embody profound symbolic meaning. Known for their unmistakable characteristics, Villegas' designs are sought after globally and cherished for their unparalleled attention to detail.
  • Bea Bongiasca: Immersed in pop culture and enriched by her global explorations, Italian designer Bea Bongiasca earned her degree with honors from Central Saint Martins in London. Following her education, she launched her eponymous brand and studio in Milan, unveiling her debut collection in 2014. Her designs are heavily influenced by her captivation with East Asia, leading to creations that are vibrant, playful and imbued with a sense of whimsy.

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