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While you may or may not have heard of Claire Vessot, you have probably admired some of her award-winning work. She is one of leading Canadian  jewelry designers and the master behind the ELLE Jewelry line. Her ELLE designs have been called cutting-edge, contemporary, sophisticated and fashionably classic. The ELLE manifesto says that their jewelry is made to celebrate the modern woman and her sense of style. Claire Vessot’s vision and artistic talent have taken that vision and turned it into a reality.

Claire Vessot,located in Ontario, Canada,  is currently the leader of the Hauer International Design staff. She has had an upwardly mobile career in the design industry. She spent five years with Birks Jewelers in Montreal and has done contract work for Mario Valentino, Courreges and Puccini. Through the course of her professional design career, Claire has received 18 distinguished national and international awards. She is the five time winner of the Diamonds Today National Award, two time winner of the Diamonds International Award, the Editor’s Choice Award, AGTA Spectrum Award Competition and many others.

She even helped her employers, Hauer International win the esteemed DeBeers Diamonds Today award in 1997 for the design and creation of and 18k Yellow Gold Ring that features 2.44 carat diamond. Claire also helped her friend Jane win the DeBeers Diamonds International award in 1990. Her friend was designing a brooch in the form of a mountain then Claire “turned the sketch on its side, drew on some ears and it became a dog barking. From there it was but a short journey to its final form as a speckled trout head,” Jane says.



Through ELLE, Vessot’s magnificent eye for style and design is brought to masses. The ELLE line is an affordable way to accentuate a woman’s personal sense of style through earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings. The line used sterling silver as its muse and infuses colorful semi-precious stones and gemstones. The designs boast sleek, modern lines and hints of geometry. Each piece of jewelry is embellished with a small ruby logo, which the designer says is symbolic of a woman’s strength and beauty. Each piece of jewelry is embellished with a small ruby logo, which the designer says is symbolic of a woman’s strength and beauty. ELLE jewelry has become one of the most popular selling jewelry lines because of its air of sophistication and the designs are extremely easy to wear. Some would say that ELLE jewelry is isn’t just jewelry, it is wearable art. The line’s designer Claire Vessot would probably agree.

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