Having worked in the fashion business for over 30 years, I feel it is important to establish a business that gives back and properly pays and I cherishes anyone who works for us. We believe that creative people should be remunerated and supported properly.
Pearl and Daisy Precious Rainbow Necklace
The money raised will be used to buy materials, create meaningful jobs for people in the creative industry, and donate to our chosen charity BLAM - @blamcharity - Black Learning Achievement and Mental Health.
BLAM supports the development of the black curriculum in schools. From personal experience, education needs to inform young people in a much more truthful way. This will establish a strong sense of belonging and confidence in young people, positively encouraging their development.
BLAM UK Aims:
1. To Champion Black British cultural capital and creativity
2. Improve the mental health and wellbeing of peoples of African Descent
3. To provide a comprehensive and decolonised education
4. To support social inclusion of the Black British community; through providing advocacy support and support groups
Blam UK is committed to improving the wellbeing of peoples of African descent, which has been affected globally due to racism and racial trauma. We do this by dismantling the historical misrepresentation of black people, through our community outreach projects.
Read more at: https://blamuk.org/about-2/
We plan to teach beading in schools in line with BLAM aims.
All CLARKE⭐️PALMER jewellery is handmade in the UK and designed by Creative Director Jenny Palmer. Her inspiration comes from years of working in fashion and photography and many travels to tropical paradises. She loves colour, texture, and beads of all kinds from precious, semi precious, glass, pearls, wood and ceramic.
Pearl Name Necklace
Beads include pearls from Margarita, shells from the Caribbean, Venetian Glass, Ruby, emerald, sapphire, Ethiopian Opal, semi precious stones and 24kt gold plated charms. Some beads are up-cycled from jewellery collected around the world over the years.
CLARKE⭐️PALMER pieces are sustainable items to cherish, brighten you life and remind you of happy occasions. They can be made in your favourite colours with names, letters or messages that have meaning to you and charms that you adore.
Below: Ombré Pearl and Garnet LOVE necklace.
Choose a piece from our current collection, or let us create a bespoke design especially for you. CLARKE PALMER jewellery is designed to be loved forever.
Founder and Creative Director Jenny Palmer @sparklexstyle has worked in the Fashion Departments of Harpers, Marie Claire and the Sunday Times. She has travelled the Caribbean taking photographs for her 5 books on St Lucia and The Cayman Islands published by Macmillan. Jenny has also spent many years in Marketing & Branding for Fashion Companies before launching her very own brand.