Making jewellery was a childhood hobby of Judith’s. Rummaging through craft shops in Germany where she grew up, she would search for the most unusual beads, mixing patterns and textures to make wonderfully eclectic earrings and necklaces. Putting colours, shapes and finishes together was her favourite thing in the world.
Judith studied jewellery design at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design Maastricht (MAFAD) in the Netherlands where she was encouraged to experiment, discovering her love for the curious. After graduating, Judith moved to London where she gained invaluable experience in Hatton Garden, working for some of London’s top jewellers. She explored, learned and honed her skills as a maker for six years. In 2019 Judith graduated from the business incubator ‘Setting Out’ by the Goldsmiths’ Centre and launched her eponymous jewellery brand – Judith Peterhoff.
Judith has always been inspired by details, specifically in the human form. She marvels at how freckles on a face, a beauty mark on a cheek, the port-wine stain on her niece’s hand gives that person their own unique, beautiful stamp. Her vision is to celebrate and embrace perceived imperfections, creating unique, handmade jewellery for the modern woman.
‘I want to make people proud of their differences, because I think we should celebrate them – rather than all look the same, especially in this culture of Instagram filters. I’m celebrating our quirks as humans.’
– Judith Peterhoff
Judith Peterhoff only works with local, reputable suppliers who share her values of ethical, environmentally conscious and recycled production.
All of Judith’s jewellery has been designed and made with conscious purchasing in mind. All pieces are made to order by hand in Judith’s London studio or made in small, limited numbers, reducing the unnecessary wastage traditionally seen from mass production.
Judith Peterhoff uses recycled materials wherever possible. From her gold to her boxes, she only works with suppliers and highly-skilled artisans who share her values of ethical, environmentally conscious and recycled production. Precious stones are sourced from trusted partners who guarantee their product to be from legitimate sources and are conflict free. All diamonds are ethically sourced, certified and of the highest quality. Conscious design and ethical awareness is important to Judith, each precious stone or diamond is chosen individually by her for you.
As a jeweller Judith is registered with the Fairtrade Foundation, you can commission a piece of jewellery in Fairtrade gold and feel good about your choices.
“I was so happy when I collected the ring, everything was perfect. Thanks so much Judith for creating something unique and special for my future wife.”
“I asked Judith to design a necklace for my friend’s birthday and I had only some vague idea of the design. She picked up on that very easy and made a beautiful necklace, which was better than I had imagined it to be! I was really happy.”
“Dear Judith, thank you for the great realization of a special idea and the craftsmanship and very good execution.”
“I commissioned a necklace from Judith for my sister’s birthday. It was beautifully made, completely unique, and it totally made her day.”
“My wife was absolutely surprised and loves the necklace. It’s exactly her style, especially the length. Everybody asks where I got the necklace from.”
“I…am…over the moon!!!!!!!!! I love it…I actually love it…it’s only the second time in my life I’ve experienced love at first sight ha ha!!”
“Judith I got the parcels. I can’t believe how beautiful they are!! I will send some photos of them on. I absolutely love them. My mum is trying to steal them haha. You have done the most amazing job thank you so so much!!!”
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