Most people would acknowledge a heart or rose motif as a symbol of love, but a perhaps less well-known emblem of endearment is the traditional sailor’s knot, which is an ancient maritime expression of everlasting attachment.
Inspired by the delicate intricacy of the art of knotting, which was perfected by seafarers and woven into bracelets as tokens of affection and friendship, British jewellery house Boodles has created its own interpretation of this romantic gesture. Its elegant ‘The Knot’ jewellery collection fuses traditional craftsmanship with modern design.
Founded over 200 years ago in 1798, Boodles remains an independent family-run company, now in its sixth generation of ownership. The company is renowned for staying true to its heritage, while also looking forward to the future – pushing technical boundaries to produce unique and innovative pieces, all of which have an interesting story to tell.
The Knot earrings in 18ct rose gold are a minimalist take on the conventional sailing knot, making them a meaningful gift for a loved one that embodies an ancient sentiment with contemporary design.
The Knot Rose Gold Earrings, £2,400, Boodles at The Royal Exchange
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