Radiant brilliance always captures the human eye. We love sparkly things, simply because sparkles are so pretty and stunning. And pavé jewellery is especially dazzling. With its setting, the paved surface of small closely-set gemstones create an illusion of a never ending dazzling sparkle. We explore The Shimmering Brilliance Of Pavé Jewellery.
Pavé jewellery possesses an enduring appeal that transcends trends and fashion. Its classic design, characterised by a continuous surface of shimmering stones, exudes an air of timeless elegance that is simultaneously bold and romantic.
Pavé jewellery effortlessly transitions from day to night with its incredible versatility adding sparkle to every look and occasion. With its balance between understated glamour and opulence pavé jewellery’s delicate and intricate design for a subtle statement.
Pavé setting is a design featuring small diamonds along a band of metal – particularly a ring. The French word translates to “paved,” and this jewellery technique was named for its resemblance to a paved or cobblestone road. The small, closely-set gemstones create a continuous, uninterrupted surface of crystals and gemstones where the effect looks like the metal is paved with stones, capturing the fire of the gems from within for an intense sparkle.
On a ring, the pavé setting brings attention to the centre stone to make it appear bigger and brighter. For intricate pavé design, the setting adds to the overall brilliance and shine for a rich and luxurious sparkle.
Pavé has been around for hundreds of years with designs dating back to the Georgian era of the 1700s with diamond and turquoise in rings, lockets, brooches, earrings and other precious objects. A resurgence in the 1900s saw pavé return to fashion with engagement rings where pavé design continues to shine amongst jewellery pieces today. The closely set gemstones in pavé jewellery allow for maximum light reflection, resulting in unparalleled brilliance and sparkle. The stunning play of light adds depth and dimension to the piece for a guaranteed stunning reaction.
Crafting pavé jewellery requires meticulous skill and precision. Expert artisans delicately set each stone with no gaps or spaces remaining between the gemstones. The stones are held in place using small beads or prongs, allowing maximum light to pass through and enhance their brilliance. The process demands exceptional craftsmanship with an eye for detail, as each stone must be placed precisely to create a seamless, shimmering surface.
Setbacks pavé the way for comebacks
Pavé jewellery fashion
Pavé jewellery captures the perfect harmony between artistry, craftsmanship, and timeless beauty. With its radiant brilliance and meticulous craftsmanship, pavé jewellery continues to stand out for all the right reasons, turning ordinary moments into extraordinary ones.
Pavé is so popular, few collections aren’t embellished without some kind of pavé setting. We can expect to find exquisite pavé jewellery sparkling on Kate Middleton, Beyonce, Priyanka Chopra, Blake Lively, Rhianna and many more icons. Where there is glorious sparkly jewellery, pavé designs are flashing brilliantly right amongst them..
Embrace the enchanting allure of pavé jewellery for its shimmering brilliance to illuminate the world.
As the LBD of our jewellery box, earrings can make a woman look sexy or extravagant, elevating or balancing her outfit, skin tone and face shape. From studs to hoops and dangly sparkle statements, earrings highlight our best features and transform our entire look.
Though they are small, earrings give the world glimpses into our personalities. Earrings are the perfect form of assertiveness, revealing so much with so little. These are your earrings, your expression.
If you want to project strength, whimsy or elegance, finding the right earrings will do that for you: from power pearls to no-fuss studs and OTT statement sparkles, here’s a breakdown of What Your Earrings Say About You.
Yours is a quiet beauty, like moonlight on the lake
Diamonds and gemstones: quiet elegance
You are authentic and upfront but always diplomatic. You’re a traditionalist, and love life’s little rituals. You always manage to bring a touch of class to the everyday in some small way, whether it’s the delicate teacups you serve up with finger sandwiches, the charms on your cocktail glasses or the folded napkins at your dining table.
There is always a tasteful flash about you – from the gemstones in your ears to your daily updo. You’re a minimalist, but extravagant in the way you do everything: it might be simple, but it’s always the best. You have a gift for throwing parties and entertaining and love order, where you’ll be found with a glass of champagne, prosecco or any other sparkling wine – chased by cups of teas for rehydration
The doors are always opened to those who are bold enough to knock
Studs: cooly bold
You’re no fuss and low maintenance, keeping life simple. You’re always on the go and likely to lead a healthy lifestyle — with your studs fitting in nicely everywhere you go, right from the gym to the office. You’re more of the quality versus quantity kinda gal, feeling most comfortable in intimate situations.
You are careful about mind, body and spirit and know what you want, with a plan for the next step. You are career focused and know exactly who you are – and aren’t afraid to show this. You obsessively love your gin, intimately knowing all the brands and preferring to get right into the botanicals. You’ll enjoy it with a refreshing tonic from a goblet with a sprig of rosemary – the Mediterranean way.
Have multiple studs? You want it all – and deserve it.
Silence is luxurious
Cluster and chandelier Earrings: sophisticated edge
Roll out the red carpet for this bold beauty. The epitome of class and sophistication, cluster and chandelier earrings are for the daring — especially if you choose to wear them with the casual uniform of white tshirt and jeans. You know how to act like a star, showing confidence and great fashion style.
When you’re enjoying a tipple, you’ll start with an Espresso Martini and continue with any other high-end cocktail. You’re always prepared to take centre stage. You’ll be stopped frequently by everyone asking “where did you get those sparkles?”
I’m not weird. I am limited edition.
Charms and colours: trendsetter
Distinctive and exotic, you live an alternative lifestyle and enjoy going against the grain. You are a trendsetter and influence others in your own way: you don’t need social media to prove anything. You love your art, walking through museums and art exhibits on your own while feverishly following music and bands with a soul that goes deep. You talk in innuendo and quote proverbs while drinking straight tequila.
If you are playful in life, every moment is a celebration
Charm earrings: fun and playful
Your earrings capture your uniquely carefree spirit. You have an understated style that doesn’t need to be shouted from the rooftops: you just are. You are more than average but don’t sway into the extremes. You are fun and people love being around you because you allow others to share the light with you. You love long nights, deep conversations sharing bottles of red wine, with your earrings adding pops of colour and playfulness to the conversation.
Make choices that liberate you
Hoops: courageously liberated
You’re friendly, creative and have a fun social life. Just like your hoops, you’re open to new experiences, and love meeting new people. You are extroverted with a big personality and always have lots to say with plenty of sass thrown in for good measure.
As the life of the party, you’ll be found handling vodka cocktails but will rest on crisp white wines across the night. Your light is your superpower – so you’ll always be surrounded by people who love to live in this light with you.
We cannot control the wind, but we can direct the sail
Huggies: come through
We look up to you. You’ve grown up from the boss b’tch ho hoop to the huggie. You’ve evolved from the fun-loving OTT social creature into the dependable, power professional.
Reliable and in charge, you’re the one tying up loose ends bringing order to chaos. When you’re letting your hair down, you don’t mind imbibing on a few rosés here and there.
You are the sky, everything else is just the weather.
Statement earrings: unapologetically bold
You certainly like to stand out and make a statement. You know who you are and you’re not afraid to show it – or say it. The bigger, the bolder: there are no limits with you. You radiate confidence and have a specific eye for design, showcasing your unique flamboyant style in your clothes and attitude.
When it comes to fashion, you’re not afraid to be daring. You take joy from the obscure, seeing fun where others may not see anything at all while sipping on Elderflower Bellinis. Sexy and feminine, you are that little more extra without needing to steal the limelight.
You are the sky, everything else is just the weather.
Drop earrings: calm and collected
You are creative with a unique sense of style, dressing for yourself. You’re a one-of-a-kind – and your jewellery says this about you. You embrace your sensuality and are most certainly not a basic b’tch – which means no one else in the room will be wearing what you are.
You’ll be found handling cranberry vodkas or Frangelico and straight lime on the rocks in a tall glass, sitting back alternating between being a participant and listener in deep conversations and amusing tales.
Excellence is not a skill — it’s an attitude
Teardrop earrings: excellence above all else
You exude a sense of superiority and present an air of “don’t you know who I am?” A unique statement unto themselves, your earrings are bold – and so are you without overwhelming others.
You love vintage styles, presenting these with a fearless attitude while enjoying amaretto sours. Your confidence can be intimidating, but you’ll always attract authentically secure people with such bright and audacious charm.
No grit. No pearl.
Power pearls: charming whimsy
With that timeless, classic look, pearls exude purity and innocence – and that you are in total control. Want to portray forceful leadership qualities? Power pearls say you are fiercely feminine.
You’re always keeping things together, so a cappuccino to start with cups of tea in your favourite teacup and saucer are your go-to, to keep you powering through your day.
Be who you were created to be and you will set the world on fire
The whole universe is based on rhythms. Everything happens in spirals and circles
The world is full of Circles, from mathematics to the divine and natural balance. It’s perfection in shape has become a vital foundation in the modern world of technology and architecture, to design in art and symbolism in cultures.
In fashion, accessories make or break the outfit, taking any outfit from drab to fab. One necklace to stand the test of time is the Circle Necklace.
A particular favourite with our Princess Katherine, the circle necklace is the little black dress of jewellery. With its versatile classic design, the piece is fundamental to every modern wardrobe.
As a universal shape, the circle transcends geography, language, culture, and time, representing eternity, femininity, wholeness and the cycle of life. The sun and the moon have captured humanity’s attention as some of these most memorable and powerful symbols.
The revered mandala of Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam serves to stimulate the unconscious mind, representing the human’s journey through life toward unity and oneness. In Ancient Chinese philosophy, the Yin and the Yang come together as opposing complementary forces into the meaningful circular icon of one while the Ancient Greeks esteemed the circle’s perfection in geometry.
The Japanese “Enso” channels the circle as a universal expression of wholeness living deep within our beings, prizing the circle’s curves in calligraphy through impeccable brushstrokes while indigenous cultures respect its power of healing, family structure, and gatherings for meetings, songs and dances.
Most things look better when you put them in a circle
Circles continue to influence technology, cultures and design, particularly as the building block of fashion and jewellery where it is essential to jewellery silhouettes such as pendants, bracelets, earrings and rings.
As a necklace, circles are a classic design, presenting a variety of styles built upon the universal shape. As a pendant, it is a timeless piece of jewellery that never goes out of style and a must-have for every stylish wardrobe.
The simplicity of the open circle necklace is a sleek sophisticated design as an elegant statement of forever.
The wheel is come full circle
– William Shakespeare
The open circle necklace embellished with a pavé setting of clear crystals takes the clean curves of the circle pendant next level, easily catching the light and adding a subtle shimmer.
If one circle is beautiful, more is better. With their sleek contours, a duo or trio of interlocking circles are a bold fashion statement. Emphasising endless love, devotion and everlasting memories, their connection represents the unbreakable bond between loved ones. With all the space to capture special names and dates, interlocking circles can be personalised for a truly unique keepsake to take jewellery to a whole new level of special.
It’s the circle of life, and it moves us all through despair and hope, through faith and love, ’til we find our place, on the path unwinding
– Sir Elton John, The Circle Of Life
Circle jewellery fashion
As a staple of the modern jewellery box, these simple, elegant pieces complement every skin tone, working with every look and outfit for that perfect touch of sparkle and sophistication.
For a trendy, bohemian vibe, the versatility of the simple open circle necklace serves spectacularly as the base necklace for layering.
With a pavé setting of clear crystals on the circle pendant or interlocking double circles, add that perfect pop of elegance to the casual outfit of tshirt and jeans – simply pair to matching hoops, studs or simple drop earrings for that final finish.
For a definitive glamorous look, the interlocking triple circle necklace with a pave setting of clear crystals adds that final polish to a formal gown. Offset all that shimmer with upswept hair and sparkling drop or cluster earrings.
Life is a circle, of happiness, sadness, hard times and good times. If you are going through hard times, have faith good times are on the way.
I feel there’s a halo around me, a constant sunshine wherever I go
– Vicky Kaushal
We can always count on stunning dazzling jewellery to bring the wow factor and drama to our look. Defiantly sparkly, halo jewellery is all about being loud and fabulous. As unique, timeless jewellery design, we explore how to successfully flaunt Halo Jewellery: Spoilt For Sparkle.
Simultaneously timeless and modern, halo jewellery design features a central stone surrounded by a ring – or halo – of smaller pavé-set gemstones. The halo setting draws attention to the centre piece, enhancing the brilliance and giving the impression of a larger, more luxurious sparkle. The result is a beautiful eye-catching piece adding sophistication to every look.
As a design, it is particularly popular with engagement rings and works just as well with pendants, earrings, bracelets and rings for unapologetic sparkle with all the romance of yesteryear.
The timeless versatility of halo jewellery is a standout for our capsule jewellery collection. The perfect combination of luxury and glamour, halo jewellery is the perfect sparkly statement collection to dress up and down our style for remarkable brilliance.
I’m a good girl who wears her halo stylishly askew
– Donna Figueroa
Halo jewellery history
Halo jewellery first originated during the 1700s to 1830s Georgian era when jewellery was designed to showcase the beauty and value of gemstones. But halo jewellery would be especially popular in the Art Deco period of the 1920s and 1930s – alongside Octagon and Asscher cuts and Cluster earrings.
It was a style born post-crisis from the interwar years where boldness was embraced and imagination let loose. Art Deco traces its inspirations back to 1700s Industrial England as an era of dramatic technological change, social upheaval and political and economic crises.
While a century has passed since Art Deco was all the rage, we see now more than ever the need for these daring and courageous attitudes to still stand. In our quest for authenticity, our reach for fearless lines, irreverent inspiration and unusual design is all about standing out and being fabulously loud.
She’s a little bit of heaven with a wild side
The freedom in the design of halo jewellery means there is no limit in style for gemstones of all colours – from diamonds to clear crystals, sapphires, emeralds, rubies and more – cuts such as Round Brilliance to Cushion Cut, Octagon, Asscher, Pear and Oval cuts – and sizes.
The halo setting is effective for affordable jewellery pieces, as the halo of stones creates the illusion of a larger, more expensive stone. This is due to the surrounding smaller stones reflecting the light of the central stone back. The halo design adds extra sparkle and glamour to any piece of jewellery, making it perfect for special occasions or everyday wear.
Life is a luminous halo
Halo jewellery fashion
Halo jewellery is beautiful and glamorous, perfect for making a statement. As a timeless choice with more sparkle, halo jewellery is the instant confidence booster, so go fierce – in attitude and look. It’s a great choice for adding a touch of elegance and glamour to our wardrobe.
Halo jewellery can easily be worn solo for minimalist chic and instant polish. Also ideal for layering, a halo ring works beautifully alongside other rings, particularly when mixing metals. A halo necklace is an excellent anchor, serving as a stunning focal base piece in a stack.
Perfect for a luxurious, glammy look with special events, feel like a queen with swept-up hair and eye-catching clusters of gemstones with earrings, necklace, bracelet and ring.
I walked 500 miles to see a halo, when I opened my eyes, I was blind as can be
– Tom Waits
Halo jewellery also adds to the power business look with a touch of drama for polish, especially popping against conventional business suits.
Want it all? Halo jewellery works beautifully with bright colours: from brilliant reds, yellows and neons, go all the way to over-the-top-fabulousness.
Working the loose boho look or a baggy sweater? Halo jewellery balances all that softness with a dash of sparkle that’s just so right.
Every chapter in our life story deserves to be immortalised with jewellery. As shiny bookmarks, jewellery narrate our unique adventure, marking each moment with the power to go back in time every time we pop them on. Looking for the perfect event to immortalise the moment? Popping on that gifted personalised necklace from a loved one or gifting a personalised necklace with so much meaning sets the benchmark for a gift that keeps on giving. Thoughtful and meaningful, personalised jewellery has a memory deliberately and significantly attached to it – and there are Occasions That Deserve Personalised Jewellery.
Personalised jewellery commemorates significant milestones – especially birthdays. Personalised pieces for birthdays can be designed with birthstones, stamped with their zodiac sign or birthdate and initials – or even the iconic Carrie Name Necklace.
A birthday personalised piece is imbued with even more significant power – simply for the day it was gifted and what it will mean for every birthday ever after.
Don’t just count your years, make your years count
– George Meredith
Mum deserves to be celebrated every day – and especially Mother’s Day. Personalised jewellery is the heartfelt way to honour and celebrate the best lady in our life.
Designing that special personalised necklace for mum on Mother’s Day with all the anticipation for the moment she opens the box and sees it, is a forever memory — it’s the gift that keeps giving, and will certainly make You the favourite.
From her name, initials or birthstones emblazoned on hearts or circles, personalised jewellery for Mother’s Day will always be a winner.
That special message or date or symbolic heart representing your love for your gal pal or forever love is a wonderful way to celebrate the days of love and friendship. With all the options of interlocking hearts and circles, personalised jewellery is the loving friendship gift that keeps on giving.
Celebrating milestones with personalised jewellery is ideal for anniversaries. The couple’s initials, wedding date on interlocking hearts and circles capturing their eternal love is a faultless reminder of a special day. It stands as the thoughtful and meaningful gift to be cherished for years to come.
All love stories are great, but our love story is the greatest
Celebrating and honouring our loved ones with an expressive memorial means they will always be near to our heart. Plate ID or engraved circles with names and initials will always keep their special memory alive and close.
Birthdays, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day all have their place in the calendar but “just because” also sets memorable benchmarks. Inspired by self-expression while celebrating identity, personalised jewellery can remind us of the strength we find in happiness and the connections we create.
Break from tradition and add to your own forward-thinking self-love story with an inspirational piece reminding you of your goals and aspirations. As sleek, modern fashion statements, Personalised Rectangle, Circle and Heart Identity Plates are bold, heroic charms seizing those special points in time.
No one gets to decide who you are – except for you
– Nikka Banas
Stories speak to us of deep connections. Whether it’s a legacy piece with historical significance to capturing special moments, each story has something to say about who we are and where we’ve come from. And the right piece of jewellery is deeply personal with a great story always behind it. And there is no greater story in personalised jewellery, than The Iconic Cursive Name Necklace.
Frequently worn by Beyonce, J-Lo, Bella Hadid and many more fashion-forward celebs, the penultimate of the personalised ID necklaces will always be the calligraphy Carrie Name Necklace.
While Sex and the City might have brandished the piece more than two decades ago, the Carrie Necklace is iconic, standing as a talisman and symbol to the essence of the beloved character, Sarah Jessica Parker and the TV show. Just as with The Rachel Hair, Gossip Girl Blair’s fashion style and Mad Men’s cat eye makeup, the Carrie Name Necklace has set the benchmark for a classic fashion statement.
Success is measured by personal happiness
Personalised calligraphy name necklaces are a stunning style for meaningful self-expression that is also elegantly feminine. Presenting delicate flowing font as a monogram – or initials, or other meaningful words – the cursive script spells out individual letters carved from wax, cast into 925 Sterling Silver and then polished and finished in gold, rhodium or rose gold.
Personalised jewellery takes unique to a whole new level
Distinctive and timeless, the cursive name necklace is a versatile everyday accessory that pairs easily to every outfit. It can easily be worn solo for minimalist chic and instant polish. Also ideal for layering, the name necklace is an excellent anchor, serving as a stunning focal base piece in a layered stack. No doubt, the name necklace will continue to be refreshed and modernised as trends come and go, showcasing lowercase font, gemstones, enamel or even numbers – as a birthdate or other meaningful moments.
Personal style is accepting who you are
In today’s world of fast fashion and mass production, these personalised pieces really push the envelope in jewellery design and craftsmanship. As the gift that keeps on giving, deep thought and meaning goes into the making of every personalised cursive name necklace. They are greater for the symbolism and superpowers we entrust them with. Gifting such iconic fashion statements to our mums, auntees, sisters or ride-or-dies, the personalised name necklace remains a bold fashion statement.
The Personalised Name Collection is perfect for your
To exude timelessness is to reflect the journey of the universe. As the cosmos has always been and always will be, the hues of eternity tell a story of exuberant artistry. From the pops of red and purple in fruits such as raspberries, blackberries and figs to the lush greens of plants, the ultramarine and clarity of the ocean deep or the heavens with flashes of sunlight and stars proves beauty is everywhere. Trends will come and go, Timeless Jewellery Colour Trends are here to stay.
When Pantone released vibrant Viva Magenta as Colour of the Year, we knew 2023 was the year to be brave and fearless. An animated red celebrating pure joy and unshackled self-expression, Viva Magenta welcomes everyone and everything with rebellious vitality.
This is a daring signal: this is clearly the year of fierce vibrance as Viva Magenta reflects intensity and dynamism. Bold playful hues on the warmer side of the wheel is our preference.
But we should always choose adventure, from the way we express ourselves to enhance our feelings of joy and wellbeing. Taking a leap into wearing more daring colours may not be easy – but to do so, is transformative.
May your journey through life be vibrant and full of colourful rainbows
– Harley King
We should always aim for adventurous with colours that are assertive without being aggressive; colours that boldly dominate without being violent, all the while driving to a positive, bright future. We look to the eternal bloom of natural forces for reassurance, protection and trust. We are looking for warmth and strength while expanding our boundaries of authenticity.
We must be inspired to be brave and confident. To reflect eternity is to echo power colours that balance boldness with fun. We can be simultaneously rebellious yet gentle, expressing fierce grace, while showing up with confidence and humility. The colours of immortality help us stand strong while we heal, allowing us to be cloaked in both power and grace.
Sure, our minimalist wardrobe means we may not be quite brave enough to go all out block and bold. But the greatness and versatility of timeless colours means they will always work radiantly as popping accessories. It’s about being adventurous. It’s all about adding zhush to the everyday – and standing out in your own unique way.
There is no beauty without colour
Lucious reds and blushing rose
Red and pinks take us out of our comfort zone, energising us and lifting our spirits. In a world of black or white, wearing life-affirming red and pink are our brightest coloured and most powerful armour. Choosing a lush impactful red or distinctive pink rose is a reminder of the ass-kicking fierce confident badass we really are.
Let that rosy red sparkle start a fire
Visions of azure blue seas and the electric colour from the underwater takes a deep dive into aquatic dream where the colour of luck inspires us to take brave steps forward to journeys deep within.
Restorative and soothing to the soul, from aquamarine to sapphire, blue is the perfect armour against stress and fatigue to make everything sparklier.
The sun is up, the sky is blue; it’s beautiful and so are you
– John Lennon
A blank canvas
Purity, perfection and invincible power belongs to diamonds and clear crystals to focus, amplify and transform energy.
Natural upheaval, immense geological shifts, volcanic activity and the grinding down of mountains means their gems and stones are imbued with the aura of magic to protect our bodies and spirits across the centuries.
From climate change to political and economic insecurity intended to erode our armour, it’s reasonable enough to seek sources of strength, comfort and meaning as powerful shields against daily life.
Sparkle and shine
As the hue for breaking barriers and inspiring change, the mix between red and purple is a sensory uplifting colour to boost creativity levels for a transformation of the soul. A sense of balance comes with the reddish blue that covers the kaleidoscope of plum to violet, wine and pomegranate looking for balance, hope and serenity.
Transformation can only take place immediately: the revolution is now, not tomorrow
– Jiddu Krishnamurti
Soothing with overtones of citrus, the balance between the acidity and refreshment of green creates space that is both playful and sophisticated. Greens are an organic hue embracing the raw beauty ideal as work-life go-tos. As the expression of our hopeful spirits, green is the colour to reconnect with the world, friends and loved ones. We can freshen our look with pops of emerald or subtle peridot while channelling all the luxury.
Love is an emerald: its brilliant light wards off dragons on this treacherous path
The warm honey of yellow and orange boosts the virtues of leadership, representing intuition and inner peace, standing for power, loyalty and prosperity. A lively fire, yellow and orange transforms negative energy into positive invigorating vibrations for vitality and healing power.
Release anger, surrender to forgiveness and bring balance to turbulent emotions for calm and peace. The inner blaze of fire protects against accidents and fire, protecting travellers while inspiring creativity.
The cut of a diamond or gem’s shape ultimately determines their ability to sparkle. A gem possesses a unique shine defined by the number of facets and how light travels through the stone. With flat, polished surfaces from within the gem, these facets work to maximise the gem’s ability to draw in and reflect the light for an exclusive brilliance and sparkle. Extraordinary and classic, welcome to The Unique Versatility Of Teardrop Jewellery.
Every drop counts
Celebrities from Rhianna to Angelina Jolie, Paris Hilton and many more love to flash their teardrop pear-shaped gems for the world to see thanks to its rare sparkle. We love its shape for its uniqueness and versatility, complementing vintage to modern styles.
Resembling a dew droplet and the shape of the luscious pear, teardrop-shaped gems with their asymmetrical curves combine the round brilliant cut with the points of a Marquise. Known for its distinctive pear shape, the teardrop features one rounded end tapering to an opposite point for a striking silhouette. This makes the gem appear larger while increasing the sparkle.
With more surface area than round cut diamond rings, the overall effect of its brilliant symmetry and design is a stunning dangling bead for a sleek look that is both unique, timeless and classic.
Listen to the rhythm of the water drop
Whether the point faces up or down largely depends on the setting and can be a personal preference – especially for engagement rings -though the standard is point up and drop down for an impactful visual effect that is eye-catching and always flattering.
While the teardrop is not as popular as the princess or round brilliant, its shape holds an unconventional appeal for modern vintage-inspired and modern-yet-timeless designs that elongates the area its featured upon – especially fingers, décolletages and ears.
Every teardrop is precious. If some drop, make sure they’re worth crying for: you can never pick them up and put them back.
The symbolism of pear-shape gems are associated with tears – more specifically, tears of joy, linking with marriage, happy occasions and love. Wearing teardrop jewellery is associated with fierce confidence, marking new beginnings and hope.
They can feature easily as a large statement piece or smaller for subtle everyday wear. From adding a touch of elegance to a formal look or adding a bit of zhush to the staple tshirt and jeans, teardrop jewellery never looks over-the-top and flashy.
It’s funny how a heart is two teardrops upside down
First fashioned by Flemish diamond polisher and cutter Lodewyk van Berquem of Belgium in the early 1400s, his one-of-a-kind placement of diamonds laid the foundations for today’s modern symmetry in diamond polishing and cutting. The teardrop pear-shaped cut uses either 71 or 58 triangle shaped facets and often causes the loss of a great deal of rough diamond – an expensive process that makes for an exceptionally rare shape.
While the teardrop has waxed and waned in popularity across the ages, its uniqueness always returns to the limelight. Teardrop jewellery are the versatile and elegant accessories to add sophistication and emotional depth to your look while always making a statement to express your unique sense of style.
The true joy of nature is when every drop of water shines like a pearl
If you don’t love yourself, how the hell you gonna love anybody else?
If only we came with a manual.
Life would be so much easier if we could take out that wiki and knew how to act, react and behave in every situation.
Our DNA is coded for our social structure, where living for others – our family, our friends and the rest of society – is the standard. We spend so much time living for others, we forget to take care of ourselves. So take a deep breath today and say .. I choose me.
Popping on your baubles is looking after you. Treating yourself to a glittery gift is mindfulness. Buying sparkles for your friends is the gift of giving and passing on the sparkle. Wearing jewellery is a conscious decision to shine. Jewellery Is Self-Care: I Choose Me – you’re welcome.
Jewellery is the most transformative thing you can wear
I choose me
When you say “I choose me”, you are saying:
“I am being authentically me, I am accepting who I am, the life I live, my quirks and all the bits and pieces that make me uniquely me. I choose to move to the beat of my own drum.”
“I choose me” is self-care. It’s a decision that empowers us to look after our physical and mental wellness efficiently and conveniently. We set the standards of our life for our happiness and peace.
It means you love yourself enough to let go off anything that make you unhappy. It means you love yourself enough to sparkle and shine. Self-care is a necessity. Not looking after you is a sure way to mental and physical burnout.
No one knows us better than we know ourselves. This gives us the conscious decision and permission to always love ourselves above everyone else. This means you can always trust and depend upon you.
It doesn’t mean you can’t depend on and trust others: it means when you choose you, you won’t be disappointed.
Jewellery is always the perfect reminder to sparkle – with these reasons to say “I choose me”.
Surround yourself with sparkles
Popping on your baubles amplifies the shine from within. And jewellery is the perfect encouragement to drive you forward. Stagnation is death – not moving at all gets us nowhere and stops us in our track.
Progress is always preferred – even if it’s a few steps sideways, backwards to move forwards or even in circles. Moving means life. Moving motivates us to keep finding that fire and powering through – and sparkling brightly
I see bold accessories as a woman’s armour
– Rachel Zoe
Celebrating our achievements builds our self-confidence. Buying that bracelet after getting that promotion, popping on that gifted personalised necklace from a loved one or grabbing those sparkly earrings online “just because” sets benchmarks for memorable celebration moments. We should celebrate all the wins – not just the big wins either. Got through a big day without falling into a heap on the floor? That’s a win. Fell onto the floor because it was a big day? Thank goodness there was the floor – so that’s a win too.
Whatever win it is – no matter how big or small – if it matters to you, don’t let it go by unrecognised. Be proud of yourself – and treat yourself.
An empty lantern has no light. Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly
Every piece of jewellery we own has a memory attached to it.
That great night when we went out and everyone saw our big dangly earrings sparkle under the disco ball. Designing that special personalised necklace for mum on Mother’s Day and all the anticipation for the moment she opens the box and sees it. The tennis bracelet everyone comments on because it twinkles so beautifully.
The engagement ring our boyfriend presents when they propose, the earrings, necklace and bracelet we wear with the wedding ring that slides onto our finger on our special day.
Jewellery marks special moments and experiences every time we buy them – and pop them on.
All my jewellery has stories
– Eva Green
Because it’s your favourite
The reason to treat yourself can be as simple as finding that holy grail: the perfect piece that goes with anything.
A plain black suit goes from basic to wow with the perfect sparkly pendant. A sweetheart neckline pops with the right dangly earrings, or the staple white tshirt and jeans goes next level with the right tennis bracelet and statement cocktail ring.
It’s not just wearing the same piece over and over – it’s an investment that becomes your unique signature.
Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside
– Coco Chanel
Feeling down? That’s ok. Humans always want to feel connected by being accepted and understood. A pair of sparkly earrings, that shiny necklace, your favourite wrist twinkles or that bright ring will motivate us to turn that frown upside down – even if’s just for a moment. Sparkly jewellery always lifts the doom and gloom, as a reminder no matter how dark, the light will always shines bright and lead the way.
It’s very easy to feel unnoticed and unappreciated by everyone around us, but you can depend on you to never overlook yourself and accept yourself simply by saying “I choose me” – and the bright happy jewellery to remind you to shine.
Life is better when you are covered in octagon cut jewellery
The cut of a gem defines their sparkle ability. A gem’s flawless, crisp shine depends on the number of facets and how light travels through the stone. With flat, polished surfaces from within the gem, facets work as tiny mirrors and cut to maximise the gemstone’s ability to draw in and reflect the light. The gem is more brilliant and sparkly as a result.
Welcome to the subtle shine of the ultramodern octagon cut.
Pieces of eight
Bella Hadid rocks it. Beyonce said yes to it, and Kim K flaunts it: With a contemporary edge, the classic grace and understated elegance of the Octagon Cut has emerged to overtake the more traditional cuts and jewellery pieces.
The unconventional design of octagon cut jewellery puts on a colourful show of understated sparkle. The strong, bold, sleek look leans towards minimalists and vintage fans who still love a pop of shine. Similarly to the emerald cut, the octagon cut works with the step cut approach where rectangular facets go up into the crown – the upper part of the cut stone – and down into the pavilion – the lower half of the cut stone. This cut offers a large table facet to showcase the stone’s colour and clarity for a strikingly understated twinkle.
If you cut corners, you just go around in circles
Developed more than a century ago, the octagon cut intended to get the most out of emeralds. With its abilities to showcase the exceptional clarity and colour of gems, octagon cut amethysts quickly became fashionable, with the modern cut applied across other coloured gemstones and crystals including Topaz and Citrine.
Symbolic for rebirth and resurrection, the octagon is a reference to the bonds of family and life. It is the vehicle for good health and fortune.
The Octagon Cut stands out as a more unconventional cut for the modern generation of lovers keen for unique coloured gemstones over traditional diamonds.
I’m not a success. I’m a sensation
And as we become more environmentally conscious about the products we support, coloured non-mined crystals, gemstones and natural pearls and stones are the ethical go-to over the more commonplace diamond.
Whereas the more cliched round brilliant cut ferociously showcases a diamond’s sparkle, the octagon cut presents every colourful gemstone beautifully – and uniquely. Stand out for all the right reasons with the octagon cut.