Art Students Take Over Jewellery Shop Windows in Mayfair

The smart jewellers of Bond Street, Conduit Street and Grafton Street in Mayfair have allowed students from the Royal College of Art and Central St Martins to take over their window displays for a week.

At a private view last night, top-end jewellery shops such as Asprey, Chanel, Cartier and Tiffany were full of students and tutors from London’s top art colleges.

My highlights included a display of intricate paper bees; a rotating case with magnifying glasses trained on a diamond bracelet; and an interactive TV screen where you could see yourself in a princess-like tiara.

The Street Lights project runs until 15 May 2011

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  1. Lenka says:

    It’s a wonderful opportunity for students to show what they can. And for others it is an opportunity to see the future designers and something really unique.

  2. AC Silver says:

    What a good idea. I bet there where some great jewellery displays. Is this something that is carried out every year by the jewellery stores?

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