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An author and jewellery editor with over two decades of working internationally in the fine jewellery world.

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Second and further editions of the Jemima Fox Mysteries coming soon!

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MY STORY

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An author and jewellery editor with over two decades of working internationally in the fine jewellery world.

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Although I was first mesmerised by opulent jewels in institutions such as the V&A and The Louvre, as well as of course seeing members of the British Royal Family bedecked in items from the Queen’s Royal Collection in magazines and on tv; it was at Christian Dior in 2000 whilst working in Paris as part of my French degree, that I came across Victoire Castellane’s contemporary fine jewellery in person – and of course the boutiques of Place Vendome and Rue de la Paix. When I left university I worked in a PR agency in London which had as clients Bulgari and Ritz Fine Jewellery – and I learnt about the magnificence and multicoloured world of precious and semi-precious stones and the sumptuous designs they could be set in.

 

After a year out living in Cape Town and working in the restaurant and hotel PR industry, I secured the job of a lifetime as Head of PR at Graff Diamonds. Here I worked on all aspects of Graff’s jewellery PR and the chairman/ founder’s PR as well as launching the company’s philanthropic arm and organising a fundraiser at Christie’s London. I also launched Graffiti, the client magazine. Thanks to Laurence Graff, not only did I learn about the most precious of gemstones and actually hold some of the most priceless diamonds ever discovered , I visited the Cullinan Mine in Pretoria, RSA where world’s largest diamond in the world was discovered and which is now in the British Crown Jewels/ Royal Collection. I also launched Graff Delaire – a five star spa hotel and restaurant near to Cape Town. 

I left Graff for a job in Monaco, working for a gold mining firm and then after three years in Buenos Aires, where I worked with two antique jewellery firms doing their PR and writing blogs in English – I returned to English with a novel under my belt. I have since then written three more novels in the Jemima Fox Mystery Series. I write articles for publications (see articles) about fine jewellery, royal jewellery and precious stones; I copywrite for fine jewellery brands, and other luxury brands. In May 2020 I was interviewed, and helped to produce, a Channel 5 (UK) documentary on Tiffany & Co; and in September 2022, I was interviewed live on GB News Breakfast about the jewels of the late Queen, on the morning of her state funeral.

I live on the Dorset/ Wiltshire borders with my husband, two children, two dogs and two canaries! I am currently rewriting my novels and editing jewellery pages of luxury magazines.

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