Fashion trends change constantly and rapidly, but timeless pieces of jewellery never go out of style. They are a symbol of feminity and have the power to instantly break up a monotonous outfit. Today, in Australia you can come across various small, medium-sized and ultra-popular brands offering a range of jewellery styles with different kinds of audiences in mind. Nevertheless, finding the brand that best appeals to your style, budget and preferences can be tough. Good jewellery is hard to find and for that very reason, we’ve made a list of the best Australian-born jewellery brands that you need to know before your next shopping spree.
This is the name of Australia’s leading house of women’s fashion accessories. The brand offers a diverse collection of all kinds of pieces – everything from the most frivolous adornments for the party girl to the most elegant pieces of jewellery for the fashionable lady. Ranging from high fashion jewellery to hats, bags, scarves and wraps – the great variety of choice that Gregory Ladner offers will delight even the most discerning shopper.
After finishing Design college, he started working for Le Louvre and after a while, he left work and established his own fashion accessory line supplying the major department stores boutiques and designer labels. Gregory’s favourite place in the world is Paris from where he got most of his inspiration for designing as well as from the great couturiers from the ’30s and 40’s – Chanel, Vionnet, 50’s Balmain, Givenchy, Dior, continuing through Pacco Rabin, Pierre Cardin, Jean-Paul Gaultier and more. Also, much of his inspiration comes from Hollywood in its Golden Days, Orry Kelly, and Edith Head. Gregory Ladner is a creator of bespoke and wondrous accessories supplying online and brick-and-mortar shops all around the world with his amazing piece. His jewellery and accessories are favourite among stylish women who appreciate quality.
Offering beautiful designs and quality at a reasonable price, this brand understands what jewellery shoppers love. If you look at the latest collection of Michael Hill, you will notice that this is not a brand just for older women, but it provides pieces for women from all generations. Pieces that are simple, delicate and designed to layer. Their necklaces and rings have been perfectly crafted for those who are looking to graduate from throw-away jewellery but do not see themselves wearing the busy and ornate designs of most solid silver or solid gold pieces. If you love rings but are looking for ones that won’t turn your fingers green after wearing them a few hours, you should definitely take a look at the Fine Fashion collection of Michael Hill Jewellers.
The brand was launched in 2012 and since then it has been providing its customers with amazing versatile pieces that suit different styles. By Charlotte designs pieces that can be worn over and over again. The ethos of this brand is to inspire the wearer with love, harmony and enlightenment, feelings that run through their light and delicate designs. By Charlotte is well known for its Lotus necklace which is one of their most popular products. Depending on your style and preferences, you can choose from gold-plated, solid gold and silver jewellery for your next outfit combination.
If you are more into vintage designs, you should dive into the range of Reliquia jewellery. This is an Australia-based brand that breathes new life into vintage designs. Timeless coin pendants, vintage locket designs and heavy gold chains are just a few of the many classic designs you will find in the collections of this brand. Although most of their jewellery is not made using solid silver or solid gold, it is still crafted by other high-quality materials, ensuring that customers buy pieces that are designed to last.
Enter a world full of bold and art-deco inspired pieces. This brand designs jewellery for shakers, statement-makers and movers. Opulent gold necklaces, graphic rings and bold chandelier-style earrings are a synonym for Mountain & Moon. The brand is unique, quality, timeless and unapologetic. Trends come and go, but the bold statement jewellery from Mountain & Moon never goes out of style. The brand is a partner with the Shaeli Foundation and a part of their earnings from purchases goes into projects that support women in Bhikamkor in Rajasthan, India.