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Image via SH JewelleryThe fact that bold colour is making its way back into weddings is music to our ears here at PDB HQ! Or should I say, a sight for sore eyes. But it’s not only being embraced among the likely suspects including florals and styling. Nope, our resident jewellery geniuses Larissa Landinez and

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White diamond solitaires have only been the “traditional” engagement ring stone since De Beers marketed them as “a diamond is forever” in the mid 20th century. Yet, we love to encourage the bending of traditions to create wedding memories that are truly “you”. So today, Sydney based gemmologist Gabrielle Grew of Grew & Co shares

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Choosing an engagement ring when you’re partial to a particular colour is easy. But what do you do when your jewellery box is a melting pot of metals and the thought of committing to one colour for the rest of your life is enough pressure to produce a diamond?Refer to SH Jewellery’s engagement ring metal

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Australia is known for many things, as we’re discovering all throughout this month on The Australia Issue. From the mystical beauty of the opal to the elusive and stunning pink dimaond- have you ever considered that these Australian specialities might just be the ticket for your wedding day jewels?  Today, we’ve got all the tips

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“Cool girl’s pearls” have been a trend in jewellery in recent years and it does not look to be going away anytime soon. And thank goodness for that! We are even seeing this gorgeous trend in bridal footwear! But forget the old nanna look single string design, modern pearl jewellery can be designed, wait, re-imagined

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Source: SH JewelleryFor the average person, buying an engagement ring or wedding band is like taking the car to a mechanic; you know nothing about camshafts, spindles, push rods and pistons, so when the mechanic says he needs $3,000 to get the job done, you’ve little choice but to trust in his knowledge.Fortunately, finding a

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Larissa Landinez creates contemporary jewellery inspired by geometry and nature. Hailing from the city of Florence, Italy where she was formed as a goldsmith, Larissa is now based in Sydney and works with couples to create special pieces for engagements and weddings. Known for her signature Firenze Square Ring, her clients come to her to customise

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Happy Monday! Is there a better way to start the working week than by poring over incredibly beautiful engagement and wedding rings? Today we’re chatting to Paul Stewart, head designer and jeweller at APS Jewellery. We love that Paul’s passion for Art Deco design, scared geometric art and coloured gemstones shines so brightly through his

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The 8-Step Checklist for Buying Engagement Rings OnlineDrop off dry cleaning, pick up dog food, workout, wash car, call mum, book dinner, reschedule dentist and buy an engagement ring. Nope, that’s not the checklist. That’s just today’s list… to squeeze in around eight hours of work and Game of Thrones.Yep, life’s hectic. But what if

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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.

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Photo Credits: Zoe Pook JewelleryIs all the greenwashing getting you down? Are you tired of sifting through information to find a product’s actual ethical credentials? Or is there just too much smoke and mirrors to even bother trying to find out?We talk to ethical jeweller Zoe Pook of Zoe Pook Jewellery to get her straight

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Image by Jason Corroto via Kate & Caleb’s Modern Cocktail Country WeddingYour choice of jewellery should be as personal and special as your choice of wedding dress. Or husband for that matter. There is a lot more to accessorising on your wedding day than picking a veil and tiara. Not sure where to start? We’ve put together

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Image by Drobot Dean / Design by Sh Jewellery It’s easy to get swept up in the romance of buying an engagement ring – the bright lights, velvet displays and shiny diamonds dancing to a loop of Debussy wedding classics. The immaculately manicured and sweetly perfumed sales assistant obviously knows what she’s talking about, right?Assuming she does,

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I love how jewellery is an expression of personality and style. I also love how pieces can hold a deep meaning to the wearer, evoke certain feelings or memories, or tell a story. This is what engagement rings and wedding bands should do, especially as they are often our most worn and precious accessories. And

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 If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, then Creative director Olivar Musson of family-owned Musson Jewellers may just be their secret weapon. On the back of his overall ‘Supreme’ award win (that’s the ultimate acclaim) at the most recent Diamond Guild of Australia Jewellery Awards, we chatted to Sydney-based Olivar about wedding jewellery trends to

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