Feb 09, 2015 FINALIST FOR THE UK JEWELLERY AWARDS ‘NEW DESIGNER OF THE YEAR’ 2015 Multi award winning designer ROSIE SANDERS has been shortlisted by a panel of industry experts to win the Retail Jewellery UK Jewellery Awards ‘New Designer of the Year’ 2015. The nomination follows the success of launching her signature Renaissance Rebel collection trilogy which celebrates the life and style of iconic 18th century French courtesan Madame De Pompadour, a kaleidoscopic collection designed to be mixed and matched, layered and stacked in a variety of precious metal, enamel and gemstone combinations. Rosie is one of six finalists that showcase the best new UK jewellery talent. The awards ceremony will be held on the 17th of June at the Tower of London and will bring together some of the most exciting names in the industry for a night of celebration, glamour and entertainment. Retail Jeweller, the organiser and host of the event, remarked that they ‘received a record number of entries this year and the quality of the work submitted has been outstanding.’ Of the award Rosie says, “I’m thrilled to be a finalist for the ‘New Designer of the Year’. The nomination really is the jewel in the crown that tops off an amazing 12 months; from winning the The British Jewellers Association (BJA) 'Cocktail Rings on the Catwalk' Award in February 2014, to gaining an illustrious place in the Professional Jeweller HOT 100 honours list as a NEXTGEM, to being nominated as a member of The Institute Of Professional Goldsmiths (IPG) in January 2015.” Prior to celebrating in June, Rosie must first present her trailblazing brand of neoclassical couture; neoclassically inspired luxury fashion jewellery, to a panel of industry judges on the 23rd of February in order to secure the title of winner. Wish her luck!