Swarovski’s Runway Rocks event returned to a London venue in 2008 for the city’s first Jewelry Week. To organize Runway Rocks, Swarovski commissions designers from around the world, challenging them to create the ultimate catwalk jewelry in a way that showcases the company’s products. This model is outfitted in Softmachine, by designer Francesca Bristol, whose theme focus was fertility. Chimera, by Collado Garcia, was part reptile and part cyborg, and Johnny Rocket’s Love Hurts was inspired by ethnic tattoo designs.

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