Happy Friday, friends! Or as we like to call it Fashion Day, because we love love love to ply you with the best wedding ‘fits, extra bits and phenom styles to bring to your big day and beyond.
And we have something super exciting for you here today… We’d like to welcome you to our annual 20 Designers To Follow On Instagram post. We have scoured the ‘gram to find the juiciest feeds, filled with all the most incredible jewellery we just cannot get enough of this year.
Settle in, start scrolling and you’ll be treated to our carefully curated list of the very best engagement rings, wedding bands, necklaces, statement earrings, bracelets and other pretty essential on-the-day accessories that the wedding market has to offer. (Psst – in case you’re wondering, those oh-so pretty jewels in the pic above are from RUUSK, just one of the 20 amazing brands who made this list.) And if that ain’t enough fashion inspo to fill your cup, after you’re done here pop on over to discover 22 dream dresses under $5000 or check out our Top 20 Bridal Boutiques.
Okay enough chat, time to dive into all the delish designs…
Established in Sydney, in 2016, from a desire to create high quality, must-have jewellery at affordable prices, Saint Valentine is the go-to for timeless elegance with modern allure. This is jewellery you’ll buy for your wedding and live in long after the big day is done. Their Instagram is a world of luxe adornments, from dazzling diamonds to intricate and delicate designs – follow along for a tonne of style inspo and plenty of cool girl vibes.
Follow @saint_valentine_jewelleryBlack Finch Jewellery
The brainchild of Raymond de Zwart and Davina Adamson, Black Finch Jewellery has been a leader in the accessories biz for over 15 years, and for good reason! The talented and creative team are passionate about creating jewellery that alchemises your personal love story – think weareable art! And their ‘gram is a testament to their unique and luxe style – a cacocphany of colour and all things beautiful. Not only can these Vic-based master jewellers custom-craft your own very spesh bling, they also have a jaw-dropping collection of earrings, necklaces, bracelets and other fine jewellery that you’ll fall head over heels for. Get in touch here and go behind-the-scenes at their swish Collingwood flagship store here.
If you like your jewellery unique, handmade and ethically crafted using recycled metals (not to mention stunning, duh), Argent Silversmith has the goods. Every single piece is bespoke and made using only sustainably sourced materials – an ethos we can all get behind. The jewellery is timeless and raw, yet fine enough to wear every day, and showcases the simple yet intricate aesthetic of molten metals and gemstones. They’ve got rings for the guys, the gals, the nonbinary pals, plus necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more, and each and every piece is hand sawn, soldered, filed and polished for the lucky wearer. Bam. You can reach out right here.
Follow @argentsilversmithGodavari Diamonds
A family-run New Zealand business, Godavari Diamonds works with local artisans to craft beautifully iconic jewellery. And their Insta grid is a truly beautiful place to hang for a while – their modern-luxe feed is in keeping with these folks’ ethos around making heckin’ amazing jewels, sustainable luxury, mindful design and bespoke craftsmanship. Ooft! This, friends, is artisanal opulence, imagined and brought to life in the cultural capital of Auckland. Even the jewellery cases and gift packaging are hand-crafted, taking the whole experience to a new level of yes, yes, yes. You can get in touch with the brand here.
Are we a wee bit obsessed with The Moissanite Company? Yes, and we’re happy to admit it, too, because there’s no shame in frothing over a brand this good! It almost goes without saying that The Moissanite Company’s pieces are gorg – like happily-wear-every-day-for-the-rest-of-your-life beautiful, which is just what you want from your wedding bling. But did you know moissanite is also a more budget-friendly alternative to diamonds – not to mention sustainable (win for the planet) and ethical (win for humanity)? We challenge you to binge-scroll their Insta feed and not find 283 pieces you want to put on your finger. Reach out to the Brissie-based team here.
Keen to fill your feed with the finest locally and sustainably produced sparklers? Hit ‘follow’ ASAP, because Sydney-based gem geniuses Grew & Co have just what you’re after. We’ve been HUGE fans of their work basically forever – and with each rave review that comes in from the many couples who’ve entrusted their engagement rings and wedding bands to them over the years, we only continue to appreciate their talents more and more. All of the stones they use in their dreamy designs are ethically sourced and their stunning diamonds are guaranteed conflict-free, which we think makes them even more beautiful. This here grid is jam-packed with beautifully unique designs, bespoke pieces and BTS footage of all the love they put into each and every one of their rings. A must for those scouting for a stunner.
Crafting one-of-a-kind engagement and wedding rings from her studio in the Noosa hinterland, the fabulously talented Debra Fallowfield has been a pioneer in the jewellery industry for over 25 years. Her work is truly like no other, each piece handmade and custom-designed, where no old-school rules apply. Coloured jewels? Bring it on! A perfectly, imperfect thick-set wedding band? No problem. Debra’s style is unique and beautiful, and her Insta page is a reflection of her no-fuss, no-faff idealogy – just beautiful and special Australian-made jewellery shown in its natural state (we are so here for it!). You can shoot off an enquiry here.
Follow @debrafallowfieldjewellerMeg Maskell Fine Jewellery
Designing stunning jewellery is in Meg Maskell’s veins after this gal grew up with family ties to the industry. One thing we love love love about this lady (and her husband Daniel, who owns and operates alongside Meg) is that her methods are steeped in history after she studied classical handcrafting techniques passed down over thousands of years. The beautiful bespoke brand has grown from working in their home garage, to now having a talented team at their Sydney boutique. Give them a shout here to get a custom ring whipped up (it’s their jam and what the brand was founded around), or fall in love with their ready-to-wear collection. PS. They are passionate about coloured gemstones, so their Insta is packed with oodles of inspo for the modern bride.
Founded by designer Emma Knight, the Brissie-based accessories label is renowned for high-quality, luxe bridal jewellery at reasonable prices – think bejewelled statement earrings, bridal hoops, sumptuous gold and dainty necklaces and perfect pearl accessories in abundance. The brand’s latest collection Maelle is downright gorg, and their Insta feed is just as impressive. Filled to the brim with not only all the chic cherries-on-top of your wedding day look, but also plenty of real wedding inspo for styling these sweet pieces, it’s just stunner of a spot to spend some time scrolling. You can see more from Lolaknight here.
Temple of The Sun
We are HUGE fans of this NSW-based brand, and while you may have stumbled across them previously for their gorg statement earrings/necklaces/bracelets, which weave ancient symbology through contemporary designs, did you know they also make the most beautiful engagement and wedding rings? Each ring is designed and meticulously handcrafted in their Byron Bay studio and is created as an heirloom of devotion. At Temple of The Sun, they source rare and exquisite gemstones locally in Australia, and offer conflict-free natural diamonds as well as lab-grown diamonds as an ethical alternative, contributing to a more sustainable future. Their Instagram page is a literal treasure trove of raw artisanal beauty, and we dare you not to find something you can’t live without while scrolling the grid. If you’re interested in wedding/engagement rings, shoot off an enquiry here.
This one is for the gals after timeless and versatile pieces that will seamlessly fit into existing jewellery wardrobes and be worn far beyond your wedding day. Australian founded, Medley’s purpose is to offer responsibly-sourced pieces that are modern, affordable, and crafted for longevity. Their grid is the place to be for a heap of styling ideas and inspiration – everything from classic chic to modern maximalism at its best. It’s all a yes from us!
Sarah & Sebastian
Conceptual design meets innovative craftsmanship with this iconic Aussie brand – an independent jewellery studio by Sarah Munro and Robert Sebastian Grynkofki. The epitome of artisanal finesse, Sarah & Sebastian are the masters of understated fine jewellery and their grid provides a glimpse into their meticulous process, from concept to creation, as well as showcasing their seriously stunning pieces, including timeless bling like these engagement rings above. SWOON!
“Jewels to be loved and lived in… handcrafted for the city girl with a bohemian heart” is the catchcry of this Sydney-based label, the brainchild of podcaster/radio host/former winner of The Bachelor and talented designer Laura Byrne. Hand-crafted from natural premium gemstones and fine quality materials, the dreamy vibes are super strong throughout this range, which includes everything from pretty beaded necklaces to earring charms and men’s rings. Whet your appetite over on their Insta (which Laura regularly pops up on) – a bohemian smorgasbord, TBH – then pick your fave piece and add to cart stat.
Purveyors of all things pretty, Natasha Schweitzer is def one to pop a follow on the ol’ ‘gram. This luxe Aussie label is an absolute powerhouse in the jewellery style stakes, showcasing versatile designs, from delicate fine necklaces to statement earrings, ideal for on-the-day accessorising. Plus, their classic engagement rings and wedding bands are sparkly showstoppers! With a commitment to quality and style, the brand epitomises refined luxury and is all about supporting local (which you know we love), with designs created, from inception to assembly, in-house at their Brisbane studio by a talented team of Australian jewellers.
Do you like nice things? Us too, and with that in mind we highly suggest chucking this Australian-owned business a follow over on the ol’ ’gram. This brand is all about the modern bride – you’ve actually never seen anything like these phenom statement pieces, which are designed to be worn and loved well beyond the big day. And you’ll want to wear them again and again, trust us. Their Insta feed is a sleek neutral dream showing exactly how you can style these sensational pieces for your own nups. We’re downright obsessed with these Grace Pearl Knot Earrings above, as well as the brand’s stand on celebrating natural beauty, rather than photoshopping their images. Love to see it!
Timeless designs? Uh-huh! So many stunning pieces to pick from that you simply can’t choose and have to buy them all? Um, yes. “Meaningful pieces that withstand trends and time” is the aim of RUUSK’s game and they do it in brilliant style, using traditional ring carving methods to create contemporary shapes to adorn your body and make everyone say “Ooh!”. Using locally recycled and refined precious metals, and accredited conflict-free diamonds, these pieces make you look good and feel good. Their Instagram page is an easy place to wile away some time admiring the exquisite handiwork of designer Tania and her team. Learn more about the jewllery designer, and get in touch here.
If the perfect piece of ear candy is what you’re looking for, this is the feed you need in your life. Amélie George has all sorts of bridal essentials, but the collection of earrings on offer for your big day is next-level good. We are in lurrrrve with their latest spring/summer collection, where it’s all about freeform freshwater pearls (SO good!). Peep all the delish offerings from this Melbourne-based brand on Amélie George’s Insta – a deliciously curated high-fashion grid to fire up the dopamine.
Modern bride but make it dreamy: that’s what Ash Flynn Jewellery is all about. Crafted by hand in the Adelaide foothills, each piece is made to order and created from a desire to make beautiful jewllery that is thoughtfully designed and crafted using sustainable practices. Necklaces, bracelets and earrings are all there for the taking, with the bridal collection, aptly named Love Story, featuring freshwater pearls and dazzling Swarovski crystals. On the label’s Insta page, you’ll not only find photos of all the sweet bling, but also some BTS action with the designer herself. You can reach out here.
Join more than 17,000 other people who know they’re onto a good thing and follow Larsen on Instagram, stat. It’s a family business (tick) with a focus on quality and ethics (double tick) – and it goes without saying they make truly beautiful jewels. Better still? Larsen are 100% carbon neutral, and use fair-trade gold and conflict-free diamonds to craft their pieces. Along with incredible engagement rings (and the option to design your own), you’ll also spy sweet earrings, wedding bands, neck candy and more. Located in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, there’s very good reason this jewellery designer is a go-to for so many Hello May couples. Shoot off an enquiry here.
Step into the world of Chandellier Rose, where elegance meets modern-luxe, and each piece tells a story. From delicate necklaces adorned with pearls to dazzling earrings and statement headpieces, this Melbourne-based label is a must-follow if you’re on the hunt for unique, one-of-a-kind pieces that will have everyone saying, “Oooh”. You’ll find plenty of real wedding inspiration on their insta page, too, which is ever so-helpful when pulling together your own big-day fit.