Sophie Bille Brahe started her namesake company almost without noticing it. After finishing a masters in design at the Royal College of Art in London, Sophie began to create one-off pieces for designers and celebrities, among them a triple gold and diamond ring for Madonna’s fiftieth birthday. Encouraged by fashion insiders – buyers and international editors – she launched her collection in 2011.
Growing up in Copenhagen, even as a child Sophie knew she wanted to be a goldsmith. “I went to an old hippie school where they believed everybody has a talent. So they made me a workshop where I could do jewellery,” she marvels.
Her love of storytelling is inherited, passed down through generations of Brahes, beginning with her great-great-great grandfather, the world-renowned astrologer Tycho Brahe.
A perfectionist, it took 18 months to assemble the Sophie Bille Brahe team. “I wanted the right people around me,” Sophie explains. Today, the business is run like a family company. Within months of launching, the collection acquired a cult following in the fashion industry underpinning Sophie’s ability to resonate with what women want to wear.
Sophie Bille Brahe brings emotion back to jewelry. Empowering, cool, understated, she makes beautiful jewellery that means something, to last.
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