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Traditional Jewellery in Sydney

Something old,
Something new,
Something borrowed,
Something blue.

If you have the momentous day coming up when you will finally say ‘I do’ to that special someone, then you are going to want something old if you believe the saying.

Classic jewellery is making a comeback in a big way, and it’s not just hipsters wearing oversized pearl necklaces with jeans. There are traditional engagement rings and there’s wedding jewellery too.

There is so much to think about on this significant day: the flowers, the dress, hairstyles, makeup and whatever everyone else is wearing. Jewellery stands out and turns something beautiful into something stunning.

Wearing traditional jewellery may bring you closer to your family. Perhaps you can wear your mother or grandmother’s jewels — something that has been in your family and is a genuine heirloom.

Apart from traditional cultural jewellery, if your wedding calls for something specific then classic Indian earrings called chandbalis make a great statement outside Indian weddings too. Shaped like inverted crescents and set with multicoloured stones, they make a white dress pop.

There’s a reason why traditional jewellery is timeless. Trends come and go, while classic elegance continues steady as a rock. A lot of fabulous conventional jewellery can be found in antique shops and second-hand stores, but the pieces that mean the most will come from those you love. Perhaps it’s time to visit Granny and see what favourite pieces she may be willing to share with you on your big day.

Many Sydney jewellery designers make traditional wedding and engagement rings that breathe life into any outfit. Have a look at what your favourite designer suggests.

You might also like: The beauty of modern indigenous jewellery!

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