Jeweller in Focus is The Gem Monarchy’s newest addition to the arsenal of services which we offer to our clients. Each week we connect a jeweller in our family with our clients who visit our lovely website. Being a gemstone boutique, it is our civic duty to help give recognition to the wonderful jewellery brands and artisans in our family.
Each article contains snippets for everyone, from budding apprentice jewellers to seasoned veterans of the trade, as well as the general retail client. So don’t hold back, explore!
Yours Truly, The Gem Monarchy Team
ISSUE 16. SUSAN EWINGTON
Established in 2007, Susan Ewington Jewellery has specialised in hand-crafted jewellery highlighting modern influence on pieces with timeless design. Based in Noosa, Queensland – Susan has been paving her way in the industry utilising sustainable resources and ethical practices to source her materials. Thus emerging to become an influential business with immense growth ahead.
In our contemporary day and age, one particular jeweller has flourished through years of dedication and application of immeasurable talent. This is the reality for the Gold Coast’s very own – Benjamin Tracy. Owner of Finelines Jewellers, Ben has utilised his incredible passion for the mellowing stability of jewellery, and the fiery passions of each individual gemstone to create pieces which wonder and amaze.
One must jump into the deep end, and find their own way through life. This is exactly what can be described as the birth of AURUPT, a Brisbane based jewellery company that explores all facets of jewellery; repair to gold and metalwork, and bullion sale. Founded by two inspirational individuals: Braydon (Don) Mosk, and Ryan Silvester, who came together through mutual interest and love of jewellery.
Jewellery is an art-form that explores the multitudinous facets of not only gemstones, but of the individual creative attributes of each and every jeweller. Come along and learn about Kidson Jewellery, and the hardworking prowess of Emma Kidson, who encompasses two of her greatest passions when creating Jewellery: floral design, and Japanese culture.
A Melbourne Based ethical and sustainable jeweller, Filippa Neij has sprouted into the world of jewellery design through the tumultuous period of COVID Era, and has flourished her business into one which is thriving. She has “Always been creative, but for a few years, it kind of went away. But When she started making jeweller – that creativity came back.” This is the story of Filippa, and her business: By Neij.
Located in Adelaide, South Australia, Laura Lediaev’s Ezara Fine Jewellery has been moving swiftly forward, acting as a pedestal of growth and talent in Adelaide. The business combines the fascinating beauty and intricate originality of coloured stones with the sparkling beauty of diamonds in order to create unique pieces for each and every customer. Ezara offers their clients options, options so good which they cannot refuse!
Nique Jewellery is a contemporary jeweller located in the Northern Beaches of Sydney. From learning the artisanship in jewellery making in Towoomba, she utilises a variety of materials, including opals, diamonds, and coloured stones. Nique Jewellery provides both a bespoke service for each and every individual customer.
This week, we introduce the beautiful and unique Katie Flinn Design. This amazing business sprouted from a soul-searching trip to India, and from then has become a growing contender in our modern market. We will be exploring the story of the lady behind the metal, Katie Flinn herself, and how this business grew from a self-starter kit in her own bedroom.
Sustainability at the forefront of her work; Fairina Cheng is a jeweller and designer based in Sydney, who thrives on her connection to elegant, ethical and environmentally sustainable jewellery. Some jewellers have a calling from a very young age, and others, much later on in life. Being the latter, her experiences led her towards jewellery where bespoke is her specialty, telling a unique and symbolic story using jewellery for her clients.
Villani Jewellers, founded by Michael Villani, is an Adelaide-based family business that has paved the way forward for jewellers. Specialising in a variety of custom creations, and restorations – Michael Villani employs a variety of skills taught to him and passed down by predeceasing mentors which have shaped his skill and creativity today.
Based in Sydney Australia, Maria K Jewellery is a flourishing business that has emerged in recent times. A mix of highly contemporary stylistic pieces, and more traditional ‘go-to’ designs, Maria’s business is a sight to behold as they continue powering forward in the Australian jewellery market. Explore the jewellery of the delightful Maria K.
Plumeria Design is an Adelaide-based Jewellery business that excels in designing a vast array of both simple and complex jewellery whilst utilising “old school” techniques to encapsulate life. The man behind this company is Bob Bell. Plumeria; the scientific name of the Frangipani flower, which is the symbol of matrimony, is the namesake of the business.
It is rare to find a jeweller who has known about their passion from an early age. However, Michelle Kennedy’s experiences so far have only consolidated the passion she had for Jewellery ever since she was young. Through passion, dedication, and love, Michelle has built Bluebell from the ground up whilst soaring through life with her partner Kieren.
Located in Goulburn, New South Wales, Lucy in the Sky explores the diverse mix of contemporary and traditional beauty that gemstones can portray. The business explores each and every customer’s individual tastes, while expertly incorporating several techniques to bring that extra “shine” to their jewellery. This is all achieved through the highly qualified founder of the business Lucille (Lucy) Fife.
Madeline has faced a variety of challenges but has pushed through each and every one of them. Now, it is a flourishing studio being highly successful in Western Australia. Madeline creates jewellery that is unique and personal. A quality portrayed through each and every design, personalised to each customer.
White November is a contemporary jewellery business based in Melbourne, Australia. Regularly featuring contemporary and traditional jewellery designs, yet with their own unique twist, White November explores the celestial and otherworldly qualities of jewellery and gemstones. This is due to the intriguing background of the company’s founder; Bianca Librandi.