Women in HERstory!
We're a proudly women-owned and led small business and what better way to we’re honouring Women’s History Month than by delving into the inspiration behind our key designs and feminist collaborations? Join us as we celebrate the trailblazing women making moves throughout herstory: from feminist artists and literary greats to our very own Co-Founders, Rosie Wolfenden MBE and Harriet Vine MBE. Ready? Let's go!
“I prefer liberty to chains of diamonds.” Lady Mary Wortley Montagu’s rallying cry against the trappings of aristocracy are represented in the infinitely wearable Liberty Pearl Pendant, a contemporary take on traditional jewellery motifs. A lady of letters and trailblazer of Western medicine, Lady Mary’s words of wisdom are expertly laser etched and hand-inked into the surface of a mesmerising pearlescent acrylic sphere, hand curved to mimic its namesake and suspended from an adjustable gold-tone chain.
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Inspired by conceptual artist Gillian Wearing CBE's bronze statue of British suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett, lift spirits in the Courage Calls Necklace. Etched and hand-inked, this perfect feminist present is adorned with an extract from Fawcett’s 1920 speech following the death of suffragette Emily Wilding Davison. And yes, it’s that necklace from QI’s viral behind-the-scenes TikTok video, skip to 00.59 for the good stuff.
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Frida Kahlo Charm Earrings, £65
Regarded as a significant figure in the Surrealism movement, Frida Kahlo defied gender stereotypes to be the first 20th-century Mexican artist who’s work was purchased by a major international museum. Channel the exuberant colours of La Casa Azul with our Frida Kahlo Charm Earrings, each bearing the letters of Kahlo’s first name in a rainbow palette of laser cut acrylic, suspended from lacework-style centers.
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Enough Is Enough Necklace, £42
Worn by Mayor of West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin on TV’s Question Time, this powerful pearlescent statement necklace is the perfect feminist birthday present or ‘just because’ gift! Designed in collaboration with Equality Now, £3.75 ($5) per piece sold is donated to Equality Now in support of their vital work raising funds, awareness, and champion equal rights for women and girls worldwide.
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Determined and Optimistic Necklace, £37
Exclusive to WOW Shop, we’ve designed a shimmering piece of protest jewellery to highlight women’s resilience and positive activism, with sales from each piece going to fund the work of WOW’s women-led arts organisation to curate and organise festivals, events and more where we showcase, collaborate and give opportunities to girls, women and non-binary people. Peruse the WOW shop, including our staple Devine WOW Necklace now.
MISSHAPES: The Making of Tatty Devine Book, £35
Chart over twenty years of friendship, entrepreneurial spirit, and groundbreaking design with our rainbow-bright retrospective art book, MISSHAPES: The Making of Tatty Devine. Charting our Co-Founders Rosie and Harriet’s journey from Chelsea School of Art to crafting accessories from found objects and both receiving an MBE for services to fashion, lose yourself in 352 pages of ephemera and almost-edible laser cut acrylic jewellery designs: think treasured keepsakes from their personal archives, early iterations of classic designs and cult collaborations including Rob Ryan jewellery. Zhuzh up your coffee table today.
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