Podcast: The jeweller going for gold
Posted: Wed 21st Sep 2016
It's time for episode 19 of our podcast, the Small Business Sessions.
Enterprise Nation Member Gabriella Turner discovered an Aladdin's Cave when visiting her grandmother in Italy who wanted to buy her a graduation present.
She fell in love the 150-year-old workshop operated by a third generation goldsmith which inspired her to set up fine jewellery brand, Annellino.
Gabriella's 18 carat gold products are now made in the workshop using a technique followed by Renaissance sculptors.
Listen to this session for an inspiring discussion about supporting artisan producers, the importance of outsourcing to experts and how to stay motivated when working on your own.
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Gabriella mentions Enterprise Nation's Fashion Exchange as key to her growth. The next Fashion Exchange takes place in London on 30 September and features big retail buyers and inspiring entrepreneurs. Book your place here.
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Other episodes of the Small Business Sessions:
Episode one: Colin from The Podcast Host
Episode two: 'If success was easy, everyone would be doing it'
Episode three: A sleep deprived mum's business born from exhaustion
Episode four: The accidental language entrepreneur
Episode five: Connecting people and watching the magic happen
Episode six: A fashion brand inspired by holiday snaps
Episode seven: Believe in yourself and keep on learning
Episode eight: From garden shed to Dragons' Den and a Â£10m valuation
Episode nine: Taking on the soggy tea bag entrepreneur style!
Episode 10: The designer breathing new life in to UK knitwear
Episode 11: The corporate lawyer turned fragrance maker
Episode 12: When dating met charity, the perfect business relationship
Episode 13: A start-up helping us make better decisions together
Episode 14: The coffee fiend who founded a healthy tea company
Episode 15: The brothers running England's oldest family jewellers
Episode 16: The Enterprise Nation member who's helping to save lives
Episode 17: Making smells for a living
Episode 18: An entrepreneur who overcame fear and hit the headlines