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John Ayton and Annoushka Ducas awarded MBEs

Husband and wife team John Ayton and Annoushka Ducas have this week been awarded MBEs by the Queen at Buckingham Palace for their services to the British jewellery industry. The couple are best known for co-founding Links of London which they grew into a successful global luxury brand before selling it in 2006 to Follie Follie. In 2009 they also founded fine jewellery company Annoushka.

The couple are committed to their work within the luxury industry and after leaving Links of London, John invested in Bremont Watch Company alongside Nick and Giles English and is now the chairman of the brand.