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One of the things I love about putting together our Expert Interview series is basking in the enthusiasm and passion people have for their jobs! Edric Taing, owner of Melbourne-based SH Jewellery, is definitely one of those people. He is also a fountain of knowledge, which makes total sense considering that SH has an education-first philosophy. […]

Sally Rose White Label always brings us back to a sense of the vintage, of the old world and this art nouveau inspiration sets the scene for a beautiful new collection, entitled “Wilda”.Inspired by her Indian & European heritage, and the immense love of film she shared with her parents, the designer’s work is always […]

Dreaming of romantic weddings by the sea? This Sunset Blush bridal inspiration shoot from The Babushka Ballerina might just help you on your dreaming way.To celebrate the relaunch of their bridesmaids’ wardrobe, The Babushka Ballerina teamed up with photographer Katie Grant, florist Lua Leuca, hairstylist Kayla Marshall Wedding Hair, makeup artist Kristy Ogram, cake designer […]

When a bridal designer who often brings the “oohs” and “aahs” the minute her collection steps out on the runway collaborates with a jeweler to bring to life a collection of engagement rings, there is no doubt it’s going to be pretty special.  Claire Pettibone, together with Trumpet & Horn has brought to life an […]

1. Sterling silver, diamond and opal earrings from ElizabethJewelryInc 2. Ring with opal centre and peridot side trillions from JanishJewels 3. Australian opal in a ‘Byzantine crown’ setting from CAGirlJewelry 4. Opal and sterling sliver earrings from WelshHillsJewellery 5. Art nouveau opal earrings from NouveauDreams 6. Yellow gold ring with 3 opals from MSJewelers

Ritual Solitaire Ring. White Gold V-shaped Solitaire Engagement ring with 8x6mm Pear-shaped rose cut Champagne (or Cognac) diamond (0.75ct), nine 2mm round grey and white mixed diamonds and pave of grey and white diamonds on band (.37ctw)It’s no secret I love a beautifully different engagement rings and with the launch of much loved brand Maniamania’s […]

 I never tire of seeing beautifully crafted jewellery. If someone is wearing a beautifully designed piece, my eye is drawn instantly to it, and I just have to enquire further! Ben’s family owned the famous Kozminsky – a Melbourne icon. Now Ben has branched out  with his own online jewellery business Ben Albrecht Jewellery  and […]

 Christine and JamieI think you know how much I love sunsets so engagement photographs and sunsets are a pretty special combination – the light is extraordinary and makes for a beautiful backdrop to the newly engaged glow! Nicolle Versteeg Photography shares today’s shoot with us, of Christine and Jamie.Christine kicks off their story. “Jamie and […]

Jewellery is somewhat of a passion of mine – I am incredibly sentimental when it comes to special pieces and always fascinated by the process that goes into creating something so small and delicate. Today’s expert knows a thing or two about jewels and I am thrilled to welcome Rohan Milne of Rohan Jewellery to […]

When organising a wedding, there seem to be a thousand things to think about. And that means a thousand decisions to be made!One of the most exciting decisions is, in our humble opinion, choosing your wedding jewellery! Apart from being those finishing touches to your outfit, it’s one opportunity when you can purchase jewellery without […]

Tired of only having mass produced jewellery to choose from? Would you like to custom design a piece of jewellery – and all from the comfort of your home?Enter StyleRocks. Launched in 2011, StyleRocks founder Pascale tells us, “I was frustrated by having to choose jewellery on offer that wasn’t right for me: I don’t […]

Feel like a Friday afternoon treat? This one is all about jewels! I love a classic Princess setting as much as the next girl, but I have to say this Friday afternoon I am drawn to the organic shapes and lines of these beautiful rings from the designers at e.g.etal contemporary jewellery gallery in Melbourne. […]

A little reminder about the competitions Polka Dot Bride is running this week!You can of course still enter the Rock Your Frock competition- if you’ve made your entry why not get your bridesmaids to have a go? Four entries for your wedding! Check out the entry for more detailsThe BonitaJ giveaway shuts on the 9th […]

Happy Monday Dotties! Tea brewed, blankets on, let’s get into another week of beautiful weddings!Settle in, give some precious time to yourself and peruse our Polka Dot Directory which is a chock full of great vendors who love being in the wedding profession. We have Venues, we have Cakes, we have Jewellery and Transport – […]

Happy Monday Dotties! We are deep into the winter cold, so what better way to get some relief than a week packed with the very best wedding stories?As the days grow shorter, the time is now to get stuck into planning your wedding.  Grab a cuppa and take a look at our Polka Dot Directory filled […]