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This gold ring is marked Josiah Wedgwood ob: 3 jan 1795 aged 64 and relates to the death of Josiah Wedgwood I. It is decorated with black and white ‘champlevé’ enamel, where designs are hollowed out in the metal, ground by means of etching or cutting and then filled with opaque enamel.

This bracelet has a band of interwoven human hair mounted on a decorated gold clasp. The clasp features a setting with faceted crystal to protect two different sets of hair, its rear is engraved:

Josiah Wedgwood
died July 12th 1843
aged 74
Elizabeth Wedgwood
died March 31st 1846
aged 82

What is your name?
Julie Chevin

What do you do?
Business and Events Specialist. In a nutshell, I organise and oversee events, meetings and conferences hosted at World of Wedgwood.

What do you like most about your job? 
The variety and diversity of events. Every day is different and you never know who you are going to meet.

Another gem from the V&A Collection at World of Wedgwood's jewellery box.

This bracelet consists of ten linked settings containing tri-colour jasper cameos depicting little Cupids in different postures in a daisy petal-shaped frame - one of these cameos is now lost. The settings are decorated with studs of cut steel.

Serves 4


300g fresh salmon fillet
4 x 8” wholemeal flour tortillas
75g cooked beetroot
65g chickpeas
1 clove garlic
1 sprig of fresh mint leaves
1 tbsp natural low-fat yoghurt
4 sprigs of fresh coriander
1 medium carrot peeled and grated.
1 medium red onion
¼  white cabbage finely shredded.
1 red chilli
Juice of half a lemon
Salt and pepper to taste
5ml cold pressed rapeseed oil


For the beetroot hummus:

What is your name?
Hi, my name is Michael, but everyone knows me as Mike.

What do you do?
I run the UK retail division. This means that I find locations to trade, arrange the fixture concept, create a product plan for the space that we occupy, hire the people to run the space, train them, and hopefully ensure that the customer has a great experience when they are with us.

What do you like most about your job?
For me it’s not just a job, it’s a hobby, every day is different.