There’s nothing better than putting an outfit together with the perfect piece of jewellery. And, when it comes to finding beautiful gems, trinkets and treasures, look no further than the best Australian jewellery brands. Whether it’s a look-at-me pair of statement earrings or a dainty ring stack, check out these beloved Aussie jewellery labels for the next shiny keepsake to add to your collection.
Known for her exuberant jewellery and baroque-inspired pieces, Australian designer Christie Nicolaides has garnered a cult following. Drawing influence from her Greek heritage, far-flung travels and love of art and antiquities, Nicolaides’ designs are a study in bohemian glamour and excess, dripping with colourful stones and floral motifs.
Drawing on a deep appreciation for art, travel and architecture, Amber Sceats is best known for creating abstract jewellery that are like wearable works of art. Often playing with resin, beading and irregular pearls, each piece exudes individuality and elegance with a cool girl edge. Right now, her plated coin pendants and signet rings are hot property, seen just about everywhere on Instagram.
Homegrown label Babyanything doesn’t limit itself to a single, defined aesthetic – designer Lucie Ferguson creates whatever takes her fancy, be it zodiac medallions, gem-encrusted rings, a punchy “BABE” necklace or colourful conch chokers. Each piece is lovingly crafted in their Sydney studio from high quality materials and made to last a lifetime.
A goldsmith by trade, Melbourne-based Lucy Folk and her studio create jewellery with high-quality craftsmanship, eclectic design and a sense of whimsy. Colourful twizzler necklaces, oversized metallic crochet earrings and signets carved with Roman deities, add playfulness to any outfit, and we can’t go past their adorable friendship bracelets that are a study in nostalgia.
Combining the spiritual with the beautiful, every piece by bohemian-inspired jewellery brand By Charlotte comes with a deeper meaning. Their bestselling Gold Lotus and Little Buddha necklace (which has been worn by the likes of Miranda Kerr and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley) signifies compassion and new beginnings, while the rest of her collection is full of symbols, motifs and mandalas communicating grace, luck, love and devotion. Visually, expect lots of delicate embellishments and fine chains, perfect for layering and stacking.
Sarah & Sebastian make beautiful fine jewellery – think delicate necklaces and rings perfect for layering – as well as striking sculptural pieces that are a statement all on their own. Their designs comprise both avant-garde modernity and fresh interpretations of the classics, with each piece handcrafted in their Sydney studio from ethically sourced stones, reclaimed gold and silver.
Those who love a strong look should head straight to Byron Bay-based brand F+H. Blending feminine and masculine styling, their tough-luxe aesthetic and original designs have won fans in Margot Robbie, Lara Worthington and Sophie Turner, while their online shop gives everyone access to their bold chains, dramatic gem settings and oversized pearls.
Australian designer Holly Ryan’s designs are steeped in skill and artistry. The professionally represented sculptor and fine arts-trained jeweller creates pieces that are like tiny pieces of conceptual art. Among her designs are organic shapes, dreamy hand-carved charms, engraved pressed coin pendants and ceramic earrings made with terracotta collected from the Amalfi Coast. Passionate about sustainability, she sources recycled metals and ethical stones for her products, and as an ever evolving artist, you can expect her aesthetic to transform each season.
Named after the Spanish term for ‘heirloom’, Reliquia’s vintage-inspired pieces are designed to be worn, season after season. Timeless silhouettes and strong geometrical shapes take cues from both the art deco era and your grandmother’s jewellery box (think biblical motifs and twisted rope textures). With details such as fine engraving and oversizing adding a novel touch to earrings, pendants, bracelets and hair accessories, you’ll find youself looking for any excuse to purchase another piece.
Classic, refined glamour is at the heart of sibling duo Natasha and Alexandra Chipman’s contemporary jewellery brand. Simple shapes and old-world craftsmanship are brought into modern-day with thoughtful design updates and restrained embellishments, making their pieces perfect for both everyday wear and special occasions. Every item is designed and crafted in Australia from the highest quality materials, intended to keep timelessly in your jewellery box year after year.
More is more at Western Australian jewellery label Mountain & Moon, where opulence and maximalism rule the roost. With glamourous designs that blend influences from across eras, cultures and aesthetics, they’re all about strong and striking jewellery that has you feeling like a queen. All pieces are ethically made by artisans in Rajasthan, India, where founders Audrey Allen and Ashton Cameron draw inspiration for their new collections and connect with local communities – a portion of all sales are reinvested in women’s health and education programs.
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