Arabel Lebrusan of Lebrusan Studio has been appointed ambassador for the Women’s Jewellery Network in the Ethical Retail category.
The Women's Jewellery Netowrk, or WJN, is an amplified collective of the strong female voices that tells the story of where we are now and how we move forward. Their vision is to encourage equality and empowerment for women throughout the jewellery industry, for the betterment of the trade as a whole.
“I am thrilled to be a part of this forward thinking team of women,” Arabel says. "I'm so proud to be leading the way on ethics in this female community. Now is the time for women to front the battle for sustainability as eco-warriors, and help change the world for good."
Alongside a cohort of other ambassadors around the world, Arabel will be working with the WJN to ensure women’s voices are prevalent in the industry. “Jewellery is predominantly worn by women and frankly, we want a bigger say in the way that the industry approaches and works with its target markets,” said Managing Director Victoria McKay speaking to Professional Jeweller.
By supporting the advancement of women and women’s issues throughout the global jewellery sector, they aim to address issues like pay inequality and instigate positive change through education and inspiration.
If you're interested in finding out more about The Women’s Jewellery Network, you can sign up for updates at www.womensjewellerynetwork.com, or follow @wj_network on Instagram.
About Lebrusan Studio
Designer Arabel Lebrusan holds a Masters in Jewellery Design from University of the Arts (UAL), London, Central St Martins and went on to become Creative Director at Leblas Jewellery, leaving two years later to develop her own unique designs. Arabel commissions only the best craftsman in the UK and her native Spain and works solely with precious metals and gemstones that have been sustainably and ethically sourced.