Yu Stepanel is an independent handmade jewellery brand founded in London and based in Barcelona. The jewellery labelled «Ю» is made to be worn. The brand is dedicated to the slow fashion movement, with all pieces conceived with attention to the structure, form and texture. The unique jewellery collection is created using warm honest materials like silver, gold, gemstones, wood.
The Yu Stepanel jewellery is made by hand and to order which means no waste as in a big batch production.
The artisan method of production means the possibility of recycling waste metal as much as possible, as little chemicals as possible and lower energy usage.
The «Ю» premium cardboard packaging is fully recyclable.
And by its setup, the brand supports the slow fashion movement and encourages my customers to buy less but better. Jewellery pieces labelled «Ю» are made to last: only noble materials are used.
The Yu Stepanel pieces are about wearability and embracing imperfections, leaving the human hand behind them felt in each piece. They are to be worn end enjoyed – not just to be looked at: in my designs I refrain from unnatural edges, rather, I use flowing lines that allow the jewellery pieces almost melt and mould into your body, become part of you – as they are there to stand for who you are; like your eyebrows or your bones which you ‘wear’ without noticing, but they are there to define your posture, your face, essentially, your being …
Yu Stepanel is an independent jewellery brand founded in London and based in Barcelona. The jewellery labelled «Ю» is made to be worn. Yu Stepanel is dedicated to the slow fashion movement, with all pieces hand made with attention to the shape, structure, form and texture, using warm honest materials like silver, gold, gemstones, wood.