Sweet Pea designer Siobhan O'Neill has been making jewellery since the early 1990s. Her special strength is her unique sense of colour and she travels the world searching for the most precious and rare stones. She describes the process of selecting the perfect colour combinations to create her distinctive signature pieces as similar to that of weaving different coloured yarns together.
After a short period spent working for other designers including handbag designer Anya Hindmarch, Siobhan decided to set up her own business, Sweet Pea, in 1991. Siobhan's creative intuition has been formed by a rich concoction of design influences: the fashion and music of glam rock and punk in the 1970s, the Hollywood stars of the silver screen in the 1940s and 50s, and the high glamour of haute couture.