The delightful gowns of Claire Pettibone have always been a favourite amongst brides and when the designer began her collaboration with jewellery designers Trumpet & Horn to create stunning engagement rings last year we were only too thrilled. Today, we’re showing second chapter of the story with the second collection being unveiled. In her own
We love a well-designed piece of jewellery here at Polka Dot Bride and it’s fair to say the Sally Rose White Label Lumiere Collection ticks the boxes when it comes to beautifully crafted pieces that encapsulate a sense of whimsy, romance and modernity. Having travelled extensively through Europe and spent her childhood with Indian-European family,
Bridal hairpieces are some of my favourite things to pour over and the Percy Handmade 2016 Botanical collection holds true to my love of all things sparkly and beautifully designed. Designer Tania took inspiration from her own walks in her garden- her enchantment of the delicate blooms, trailing vines and intricate details taking on a
I love a solitaire engagement ring and today I am rounding up something a little different- 30 Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings! From unique cuts, to unique metals, unique settings and unique designs. Which will you choose? See the roundup by clicking here.
I’ve always been a big fan of the gorgeous ring boxes from The Mrs Box and when I saw their Spring collection shoot underway, with plenty of glorious flowers, I couldn’t wait to share it! I love the sense of vintage style with these boxes. Each is handmade out of shimmering velvet – the limited
Inspired by the ethereal beauty of the painting “Dreamers” by Albert Joseph Moore comes the new Enchanted Atelier By Liv Hart The Dreamers Collection. Beautiful gilded hairpieces, delicately crafted combs, crowns, hairbands and veils mimic garden vines, fresh floral blooms and delicate butterflies – each designed to add a touch of ethereal beauty to their
Photo by Milton Gan via Paula & Chris’ Moby Dicks Whale Beach Wedding If there is one thing I think often doesn’t get the attention during wedding planning it deserves – it’s the wedding ring. In fact, I think this so much that the first thing Mr. Polka and I did for our own big day
I love the classic shape of an emerald cut diamond and I always find this cut to be particularly beautiful in its simplicity. With so many beautiful combinations and designs on the market, from art deco settings, modern designs with bezel sets, combinations of diamond shapes, halo settings and the simple solitaire, I’m rounding up
It seems a bit like the kind of day where sparkly objects are just the ticket and these creations from jewellery designer Heidi Gibson are enough to take your breath away. After studying as an artist, Heidi lost her engagement ring in a house fire. She set about creating her dream ring (the Gatsby Ring)
When it comes to bridal jewellery, I love that no matter your personality, there’s a beautiful option out there for you. These modern bridal cuffs aren’t from bridal designers – quite the opposite in fact. But each could accompany a sleek, bias cut gown or give a bold twist to a more traditional ball gown.
There is nothing I love more than a beautifully unique engagement ring and the new bridal collection from New Zealand jewelers Zoe & Morgan. Each piece has an art deco feeling to it. Carefully considered diamonds bound by squares are set to represent life’s journey, each point representing a point on a compass, octagonal wedding
Percy Handmade has always produced beautiful accessories for wedding days and the 2015 collection is positively dreamy. From delicate drop earrings, sparkling bridal crowns, Chantilly lace edged veils complement sweet beaded hair pins. Each piece designed to be beautifully treasured and passed down to generations to come. Six years from their début, designer Tania and
I love a good collaboration and today’s is pretty darn special ! Couture designer Gwendolynne teamed up with jeweller Julia De Ville and florist Wona Bae of Loose Leaf to create a series of photographs titled “Contemporary Heirlooms”. Debuting a new collection of Julia De Ville’s engagement and wedding rings with their intricacy and the
As a lover of all things delicate and dainty, I was smitten when I stumbled across the handmade jewellery pieces of designer Violetfly Jewelry. Designer Katie, creates fine jewellery pieces using delicate metals and gemstones. A dainty ruby stacking ring is made from rose gold, blue green diamond chips are wrapped around a gold band,
The handcrafted rings from Lisa Black Jewellery have really taken my fancy over recent weeks. Lead designer Lisa Black hails from New York, falling in love with jewels from a very early age and after much study (including horticulture in Sydney and the US National Art School fine art) she brought her love of