So You’re Having An Outdoor Wedding…?

Today everyone seems to be looking for new and interesting ways to get married. More ad more couples are going al fresco and holding romantic, rustic ceremonies which always promise precious memories and stunning photo albums. The outdoor wedding is returning us to the ever-tender hands of nature, sending us down aisles with grass underfoot and into tents festooned with blooming bouquets of flowers and vintage furniture. The venues promote a lively celebration with freeform barn dances and garden games…

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Jewelry of the Native Nomads

The Native American culture is preserved in the jewelry they skilfully made and scattered amongst their many tribes. The designs are effortlessly seminal, popularising natural motifs and organic materials like turquoise, shell and coral that have since become widespread, especially after the influence of art nouveau. Personal adornment was the chief application of their jewelry and, at the same time, they used their pieces as hereditary symbols to provide insights into the natural world. In fact, if you look closely…

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A World in a Stone: Our Favorite Opals On Instagram

The great thing about a gemstone is it’s a gift that keeps on giving. Endless pleasure can be had from seeing how subtle changes in light will affect its effusion. In the industry we call this refraction. Opals are perhaps the finest example of this curious effect. They shimmer with a palette of vivid colours and have the appearance of an encased universe. We thought we’d delve into the delights of Instagram and see if we could find our favorite…

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Arline Fisch: A Great American Artist

Born in New York City, Arline Fisch is, first and foremost, an artist. In fact if you called her a jewelry designer you’d be doing a disservice to her versatility. Her character is reminiscent of the early post-war jewellers who prospered in the United States. She started-out at San Diego State University where she taught a rigorous metal-smithing program for more than forty years. During that time she influenced countless jewellers and aspiring designers. Perhaps her most famous body of…

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Our Favourite Bespoke Rings on Instagram

Instagram is a great outlet for designers who want to showcase their latest pieces. We’ve been sifting through endless filtered photographs to discover those distinct pieces that show how modern bespoke jewelry is challenging conventions. We also wanted to help prove how deserving it is of the designation ‘wearable art’. Just because something is associated with tradition and antiquated techniques doesn’t mean it has to be stagnant and uninteresting.   Award-winning Danish designer Mikkel Brogger, perhaps best known for his…

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