Butler and Wilson jewellery
After a successful business in trading, two London antique dealers Nikki Butler and Simon Wilson opened a shop in the early 1970s in London. They started selling their own jewelry, which in the 1980s had already been sold in many cities in other countries. Butler and Wilson jewellery decorations, like the works of the Art Deco, were made of fake diamonds, or rhinestones, Swarovski crystals and rare stones of unusual forms. Brooch in the form of lizards and spiders have become classics and the early works of the 1970s are very popular among collectors. Sparkling rock crystals can be found in many jewelry decorations by Butler and Wilson, created in 1980-1990s. Among fans of the brand was Princess Diana. Her famous brooch – snake of black-and-white crystals accompanied Diana during different events, and meetings.
The list of fans of Butler and Wilson jewellery also includes such celebrity-faces as Kate Moss, Sharon Stone, Jerry Hall, and Faye Dunaway among many others. The jewelry brand Butler & Wilson was involved in advertising of leading fashion publications around the world. Mark Butler & Wilson is as famous in Britain as KJL in America. Vintage jewelry by Butler & Wilson are very expensive and collectible.
Jewellery boutique Butler & Wilson on the Fulham Road in London was opened in 1972. The boutique is located in the southern part of Kensington – the oldest historic part of London.