HOLLIE BONNEVILLE BARDEN
At 27, Hollie Bonneville Barden already sits on the top of the jewellery world, landing the coveted role of head designer at De Beers in 2013. She’s been called a jewellery prodigy, gifted with a knack for designing pieces with exceptional movement and style. What is the most inspiring thing you’ve ever come across? Sleeping under the enormous sky in the Egyptian desert. It was amazing how the sense of nothingness can inspire your soul. Seeing the beauty of the desert transform from day into night is magical and surreal. What do you like most about your current collection? Aria introduces a new concept around the idea of a dance of light, a design which can transform depending on the use of diamonds. Currently reading... Midnight’schildren by Salman Rushdie.