jewellery designer Robert Ogilvy will see his idea turned into reality.
fourteen-year old Loretto School pupil won a competition by Macintyres, Scotland's leading diamond and fine jewellery specialists
based in Edinburgh..
set Loretto pupils a highly creative design project challenge. The brief was to
design a piece of Jewellery using gem stones and precious metals. Over 300
entries from pupils aged between 5 and 18 were received, using a variety of
sources for their inspiration including examples of jewellery from the
collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Director, Mrs Gaynor Turner and her team spent many hours poring over the
entries and came up with a short list of finalists, those highly commended and
one overall winner.
Art Scholar Robert Ogilvy produced the winning design. His pendant design was
inspired by the treble and bass clefs and his passion for Music.
will now work closely with Macintyres as the Goldsmiths manufacture his design
to their professional standards. It is expected that the finished piece will be
presented to him later this year.
Gaynor Turner, Director at Macintyres, commented, “The entries were extremely
imaginative and diverse in nature and I do congratulate all the pupils who
entered. Robert’s design was particularly spectacular and a worthy winner.“
Hewat, Director of External Affairs at Loretto School added, “We are most
grateful to Gaynor Turner and all at Macintyres for her enthusiasm and time. We
all wait with anticipation to view Robert’s design in reality.”
For further details, please
contact Mr Jonathan Hewat, Director of External Affairs, Loretto School, on
0131 653 4413 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Set in a leafy campus just outside Edinburgh near East
Lothian's coastline, Loretto provides an all‐round education for around 630
boys and girls – boarders and day pupils ‐ aged 3‐18. The School is made up of
two parts: the Junior School ('The Nippers') for children aged 3‐12, and the
Senior School for those aged 12‐18.
Founded in 1827 as Scotland's original boarding school,
Loretto is well known for its relaxed family atmosphere, traditional values and
emphasis on the development of the whole person, mind, body and spirit.