DESIGNER NAME: Jo Hayes Ward
BACKGROUND: Jo is from London, she studied at the Royal College of Art and Camberwell College of Art, London. She worked for various London jewellers including Scott Wilson, Disa Allsopp and Jane Adam before starting out on her own.
SIGNATURES: “Simple forms that on close inspection dissolve into a filigree of shimmering building blocks. Classic, modern pieces which come alive when worn.”
TRADEMARK PIECE: “My structural rings. Big ellipsoid and spherical rings constructed from thousands of tiny cubes.”
IDEAL CLIENT: “Someone who really considers my work. It means a great deal to me that someone takes pleasure in wearing and living with something I have made. Many of my clients are women buying for themselves, which I like a lot.”