Jewellery

Alex Monroe jewellery and the signature bee

A bee has become the signature design of the jewellery brand which is known for its in-touch-with-nature creations

15 September 2021

There’s an easy way to spot Alex Monroe jewellery, and it begins with a bee. It has become a signature design of the jewellery brand which is known for its in-touch-with-nature creations, often featuring flowers, fauna and little creatures.

Delicate but wearable and with a hint of nostalgia, Alex debuted his first collection in 1987. He grew up in the countryside of Suffolk and spent time in the surrounding forest and river areas, He trained at the Sir John Cass School of Art in London. Following critical acclaim for his launch collection, he continued to be inspired by nature and with a team of experts set about creating original designs by hand in sterling silver, which are instantly recognisable still today. There is something rather British, it is thought, about his style