Jewellery designer’s Collective a love letter to Mexico

Gem of an idea leads to new Dublin premises

Madeleine Blaine, lead designer, The Collective Jewellery Store, Drury Street, Dublin

Mexico has proven an enduring inspiration for Madeleine Blaine, the British-born owner of Dublin’s newest jewellery outlet The Collective.

As The Collective’s lead designer, Blaine will showcase pieces from her own Gallardo & Blaine range, alongside those of 15 other jewellery designers at the store on 24 Drury Street.

“I started making jewellery in Mexico and, for many years before that, I’d been selling jewellery all around Britain at different shows, often up ...