The matt finish and neutral colour of concrete make it an unusual but logical choice for jewellery with an edge, the ideal Christmas gift for an architect. This brutalist-inspired necklace is brimming with character as small imperfections in the finish add individuality to each piece. Seven dainty cubes sit on a stainless steel chain, for a contrast-filled, stylish look. Handmade in, naturally, Berlin.
Concrete, stainless steel
Chain length 70cm
These finely textured bangles are handmade by the women in the Flowering Desert Project in Tamil Nadu, India. In striking silver- or gold- plated elegant brass, they’re the perfect basic for layering. Grab a few and wear them in threes or fours, or stack them with contrasting pieces in different textures and colours for drama.
Gold or sterling silver plated brass
Kawaii! Every cloud has a silver (or rainbow) lining. Inspired by Japanese culture, this quirky, brightly hued pendant features a cheery weather system. Super-cute! Comes in a gorgeous acrylic gift box. Handmade in Berlin.
Resin, brass ball chain
Chain length 70cm (but can be cut shorter), pendant 4cm x 2.5cm