Chupi founder wins UK jewellery award

Chupi Sweetman, founder of her eponymous jewellery brand Chupi, has won the Entrepreneurial Spirit award at the UK Jewellery Awards 2018.

Photo of Chupi founder wins UK jewellery award

The annual UK Jewellery Awards took place in London, where more than 700 members of the watch and jewellery industry assembled. The Entrepreneurial Spirit category is a new category which recognises an inspiring individual who has shown great determination, leadership and ambition to build a successful business. 

Photo of Chupi founder wins UK jewellery award

Speaking after the event, Chupi said that she was “overwhelmed and incredibly happy” to win the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award and that she was honoured to win such an award in the company of so many international jewellery designers. She also credited her customers for helping to make her brand the success that it is.

Photo of Chupi founder wins UK jewellery award

“When I set up Chupi, I dreamt it was possible to make beautiful jewellery with love in Ireland. Everyone thought I was crazy, but standing on stage in London, winning our first international award, it all feels so incredibly real, and it’s all thanks to the love and support of our customers.”

Photo of Chupi founder wins UK jewellery award

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