surō was established in late 2017 by hannah roche & l.d malone, who together wanted to design & make a range of high end, ethically made jewellery informed by their backgrounds in experimental art practice, fashion, and moral philosophy. hannah is a photographer based in sydney, with clients that include chanel beauté, harper's bazaar, myer, viktoria & woods, david jones, gritty pretty, bec & bridge, and cool pretty cool. meanwhile l.d. has a doctorate in philosophy, and his work across cultural history & moral philosophy has been recognised by the australia council of the arts, the universities of western australia, queensland, and sussex, and french academic journal cahiers élisabéthains.
surō has been featured in vogue, russh, marie claire, vogue living, fashion journal, badlands journal, and the australian among other publications.