{create} Diary of a Design – Carli’s Bridal Party Jewellery

My gorgeous cousin Carli gets married in August this year.

She’s asked me to make all the jewellery for herself and her bridesmaids.  Bridal orders are wonderful to do – it’s awesome to be a part of someone’s special day, in such a personal way.

So after quite a number of emails back and forth, and the odd phone call – Carli decided on the earring design that she wantd for the girls.

I’m not going to give any dress details away – let it be a special surprise for all who attend – but Carli knew she wanted stunning chandelier earrings in a yummy chocolate colour, combined with gold.

Swarovski crystals were her bead of choice – for their luxe glimmer and glint.

The closest colour to chocolate in the Swarovski range is Mocca.

Finding a stockist here in Australia with the range of sizes and shapes that we needed was difficult, so we went ended up sourcing them from Fire Mountain Gems in the U.S.

We didn’t have to wait long – about a week for the parcel to arrive –

Fire Mountain Gems Parcel

Unopened !

I love the way these guys package their goodies.  It’s the first time I’ve ordered through them, so was very impressed to see this when I opened up the box.

Packed with Love

This was a pleasant surprise.

Next step – go through the invoice and make sure all of our bits and pieces are here.  Even though the wedding isn’t until August, Carli wants to be as organized as possible (can’t say I blame her!!)

Checking the invoice

Pen at the ready - and a stack of pretties!

All checked and there.  Next step – start the earrings !!

Stay tuned for the next part of Carli’s Bridal Party Jewellery on Thursday.

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