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Celebrity Jewellery Designer Who Ditched Diamonds To Become A Vegetable Gardener

Saturday 4 January 2020


From Daily Mail Australia:


Lucy Start
Lucy Start, 37, from Essex, used to be a jewellery designer
whose creations were popular with celebrities, from
Lady Gaga to Billie Piper, but after quitting the game
in 2013, Lucy now grows her own vegetables in Norfolk.
(Image: Getty Images)

Celebrity jewellery designer who ditched diamonds to become a vegetable gardener is happier than ever - and it's even helped her Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  • Lucy Start, 37, from Essex, made name in jewellery world with beautiful designs
  • Creative designer's creation were sported by Lady Gaga, Kylie, Jennifer Hudson
  • But now she's swapped pearls for beans and only wants to be a gardener

By Claire Toureille for MailOnline
29 December 2019
© 2020 Daily Mail.

A stressed and anxious mum who left her high profile job as a celebrity jeweller has now found happiness as a gardener – where she grows unusual and rare types of fruit and vegetables.

Lucy Start, 37, originally from Essex, decided to swap her pliers for shears, despite the likes of Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Kylie, Jennifer Hudson and Cheryl sporting her necklaces and earrings – even appearing on the covers of magazines including Vogue and Elle.

But the single mother-of-two gave up her jewellery business in 2013 after becoming fed up with the pressures of the fashion industry.

Now, Lucy, who suffers from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME), grows a range of bizarre fruits and rare heritage vegetables and is happier and healthier than ever – and said surprisingly, the gardening industry is much more lucrative than the world of fashion.


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