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
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.
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
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
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,
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
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
Images via Jasmine Fraser2018 has definitely been the year of colour!Couples are now more open to exploring alternative options to a traditional diamond ring or a twist on the classic designs. There are so many amazing precious gemstones so why not choose a colour?Champagne diamonds have created a beautiful twist on traditional designs this year.
So a diamond solitaire simply isn’t your thing. You and your beloved are looking for an engagement or wedding ring that’s a little more atypical, contemporary or colourful. Perhaps your perfect rings are “worn, weathered, textured and geometric”? With custom pieces starting at around $3000, Melbourne jeweller Georgie Brooks could be the designer of your
All images via MiaDonnaAre ethical engagement rings the right choice for you?It is said that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but shouldn’t your best friend have the same ethical values as you? The answer is simple, choose an ethical engagement ring! By doing so, you show your love for your partner and the Earth
Image by Sarah-Kate from Chasing Brightness Photography via Kat & Reece’s Sparkling Garden Cafe WeddingAs she says a delighted “Yes!” he breathes a sigh of relief and slips a gorgeous engagement ring onto the fourth finger of her left hand. She admires its sparkle as he comes in for a sweet embrace. Nobody stood by
Image by Brown Paper Parcel Photography via Anna and Murray’s Rustic Mill WeddingSo the big day is fast approaching. You have all the ‘big’ items sorted – you have found the perfect dress, the ideal venue, a tasty menu lined up for guests and the partner of your dreams.While you are sure to wow everyone on your wedding
Image via Alexis June Weddings via Meet Aisle SocietyEngagement ring styles are ever changing but every now and then older designs come back into fashion, ready to wear and sparkle in the light. But when it comes to styles in 2016, which ones have reigned supreme?Rose goldSome might call it basic, but rose gold is still having its
What makes someone want to be a jewellery designer and maker? It is the allure of the gems, the creative satisfaction of the design and crafting of the piece, the intangible something where the kernel of an idea becomes the piece that is admired and touched over and over. But it is more than that
Image by Popcorn Photography via Alicia and Mark’s Romantic Vineyard Wedding You might have been planning it for only a few months, or perhaps you’ve been mentally adjusting the details of your wedding for years, but chances are you didn’t simply see a wedding you liked and say, “I want that one!”You want your big day