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'Remember and smile' patois jewellery inspired by Georgie

'Remember and smile' patois jewellery inspired by Georgie

Monday 16 April 2018

'Remember and smile' patois jewellery inspired by Georgie


Guernsey jewellers Martin & Martin has introduced a new range to its renowned Patois collection, inspired by a new local charity; the Smile for Georgie Foundation.

The charity was established in memory of Georgie Le Prevost, who died tragically in a road traffic accident last July. It aims to make a difference in the Guernsey community through carrying out small acts of kindness.

The foundation initially approached Martin & Martin to ask the business if it would be willing to donate a prize for its first fund raising event. Their discussions captured the jeweller’s imagination and prompted them to introduce a new line in the patois range. A commission from each item sold will be donated to the foundation.

Martin & Martin is excited by the introduction of the first piece of 3D patois jewellery and hopes that it will have a wide and positive appeal for local customers and visiting shoppers.

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Pictured: The 'remember and smile' patois rose in gold

Miss Le Prevost's mother, Jenny Le Prevost, said: “We were delighted with Martin & Martin’s suggestion and very happy that they have been able to create something so beautiful.”

Emma Pang of Martin & Martin said: “We were looking to partner with a local charity and we remember Georgie who was a customer. The concept is that people will want to buy the ‘remember and smile’ jewellery as a celebration of an important personal event in their lives."

The line comprises a charm and pendant, the latter featuring a rose, in sterling silver, with the option to have the rose in 9 or 18 carat yellow or rose gold.

The Foundation is already in the process of finalising its first charitable event, which will be a boat trip to Herm in June for up to 100 children. It is intended that this will become an annual event. 

The Foundation can be contacted at Smile@suremail.gg

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