Episode four: Interview with Dovile Bertulyte

Welcome back the Mr Jones design podcast! 

In series one, you join us while we sit down with the designers of our watches to discuss their experience of working with Mr Jones Watches whilst delving deeper into their experience within the industry and their design inspiration. 

Episode four 

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This week we interview jewellery designer and maker, Dovile Bertulyte. Join us as we discuss everything from her own jewellery brand and how she started her career to how she came to design for Mr Jones Watches. 

Remember the limited edition Autumns Riches and Sekretas watches? Dove designed those watches using delicate leaves and flowers. 

We speak about how coronavirus has effected Dovile’s work and made her focus on things she wouldn’t normally do such as marketing her work and spending more time with her young family. 

Dove talks us through how she ended up designing for Mr Jones Watches and where she got her inspiration for Autumns Riches and Sekretas from. 

We discover the difference between jewellery making and watch designing, and how Dove found learning to be a watchmaker and designer. 

Originally from Lithuania with a love to travel, Dove’s jewellery is inspired by travel and the natural landscape. Every item of jewellery is unique to reflect nature and texture is a very important element of her work. 

We talk through Dove's design process with first researching and looking back on travel pictures, then drawing and experimenting. Dove enjoys finding new ways to replicate textures found in nature.

Dove speaks about her education background and how she came to London to study jewellery making and ended up creating her own brand and working for Mr Jones Watches. 

Customer connection and making special pieces like engagement rings is one of Dovile's favourite parts of her job as a jewellery designer.

We discuss Dovile's plans for the future, such as hosting jewellery making classes and working on new projects. 

You can find Dove’s work on her website and Instagram. 

Have any questions for Dove or any of the other artists that we work with? Please leave them below. 

Next week we are interviewing Edward Carvalho-Monaghan, illustrator, artist and designer of Chaos Window, Edward’s World, The Last Bloom, Vanishing Point and Psychedelic Sunsets. 

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