ALL ABOUT ZOE AND THE   

 JEWELLERY SHE CREATES...

 

// C.V & previous exhibitions

Z.D Jewellery Design is an award winning jewellery business based in Scotland and was created in 2009 by Duncan of Jordanstone design graduate Zoe. Since starting out within a shared workshop space creating collections of work to sell via shops and galleries within the UK, the business has developed into it's own retail and workshop space within Zoe's Forfar hometown high street.

 

'Z.D Jewellery Design' of 2 East High Street officially opened it's doors on April the 1st 2013. In that time the shop has undergone many changes and developments and many a lesson has been learned in the running of an independent high street business! The arrival of a Zoe's first child in March 2014 brought about it's own reality check in the juggling of motherhood and business, but after a few changes, a great family support and a solid routine things were soon running smoothly again. For the most part anyway!

The shop was opened as a place to sell Zoe's own designs, as well as create bespokely made commissions based on individual customer requests and to offer a repair service for customer's own jewellery. Fast forward 4 years and the shop now stocks the work of 18 different designers, including the recent addition of Amy Strachan silk scarf designs and framed art prints. A wide selection of handmade and artist illustrated cards is also on offer within the premises. The variety of individually handmade work makes it a haven for those who like their gifts and purchases to be unique.

 

 

With two awards now under her belt since opening the shop, the 'Think Big - Business Development Award' in 2013 and The Scottish Wedding Awards 'Jeweller of the Year' accolade in 2017, interest in Zoe's work has grown, and she now works almost exclusively on bespoke orders for weddings, gifts and occassions and remodelling work.

 

Zoe aims to be an all round designer who can adapt her design approach to suit the customer's requirements. It is this versatility and hands on approach when it comes to each design, which explains why Z.D Jewellery Design is going from strength to strength.