Liddon Pearls – Contemporary Jewellery
Liddon Pearls Designer Jewellery teams Western Australian harvested Pearls together with international contemporary design. These are not your grandmother’s strand of pearls, but pearls like you’ve never seen before. Stepping away from traditional settings and designs, Liddon Pearls strives to highlight the beauty of this natural gem with minimalist designs that are created for a sophisticated but hip woman who appreciates subtle luxury that is fresh and contemporary.
As opposed to seeking perfection, Italian Designer Michela Boriotti aims to celebrate the natural variation in shape and colour of the pearls in her designs, which lend personality and importance to each individual piece.
Liddon Pearls are harvested by the Liddon family at the Pelsaert pearl farm in Western Australia’s Abrolhos Islands, where the pristine water and coral gardens nurture the black lip oysters to create pearls with a gorgeous palette that is an inspiration and joy to work with. The brilliant lustre and pastel colours, lighter in tone than their Polynesian counterparts, make these gems extremely rare and precious in the pearl family.
Crafted in Italy, Michela Boriotti Liddon’s designs are one-of-a-kind and very much a labour of love in collaboration with her husband, Jesse Liddon. Originally from a small town outside of Milan, Michela has always travelled the world and spent much of her life and career as a fashion designer working between Italy and Bali, Indonesia, where she met Jesse. The undeniable lure of an Australian boat captain, pearl farmer, lobster fisherman and musician from West Australia allowed her to finally create her own jewelry collection that began with her iridescent-green pearl engagement ring. Liddon Pearls is a celebration of life and love and finds inspiration in eclectic tastes and a passion for travel.
Based in Perth, Jesse and Michela Liddon split their time between Australia/ Abrolhos Islands, Indonesia and Italy.
Liddon Pearls Collection is divided into four lines:
LUX – earrings and necklaces with “raw cut” diamonds like snowflakes, fine chains in white gold and precious pearls of intense colour tones. “Expression of a luxury whispered”. The “raw cut” diamond is a vintage style of gem cutting, very popular in the twenties. They are quite rare in the market. Liddon Pearls select their gems once a year from their diamond curator in Bankok.
NIGHT AND THE SEA – the passion of fashion inspired by pearls in “rock”, gloss resin pieces in abstract shapes contrast with the purity of the silver-toned pearls. “Jewellery designed as art installations”.The black resins are hand polished near Milan and the pearls set in Florence, Italy.
WHITE – silver with geometric shapes, hand polished mother of pearl with Keishi and Baroque pearls. “Minimal design to enhance the purity of nature”. The essential design is guarantee by modern laser cut and setting in Tuscany, Italy.
THE CLASSIC – as Coco Chanel would say “A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls”. Minimal gold setting directly produce by the Pearl Farm Pelsaert Pearls.