Breathe new life into your favourite pieces
Ever feel like you’re stuck in a jewellery rut? It can be easy to fall into the habit of wearing the same jewellery day in, day out, especially when it comes to classic pieces. We’ve all got our go-to favourites, but sometimes, don’t you feel a bit sorry for your granny’s old ring stuck at the back of the jewellery box? Or that pair of diamond earrings you got for your eighteenth birthday and haven’t really worn since…
We’re all about re-using and upcycling here at Sassy, so we’re constantly on the look out for ways to breathe new life into our old belongings. Whether it’s DIY-ing that old denim jacket or using an old wooden wine box as storage, there’s a sense of satisfaction that comes with giving something a new purpose or design. So why not pull out that long-forgotten pendant from the back of your jewellery box and head to one of our favourite jewellers, Ryder Diamonds?
Ryder Diamonds are well known for their beautiful, bespoke engagement rings and signature collection (we’re constantly ogling them online!). However, what you might not realise is that Ryder also provides a redesign service to clients for existing pieces. Expect the same service, attention to detail and care as usual, but using a piece of jewellery you already own. Ryder can transform an old and forgotten vintage piece into something completely unique, using their skills as experts in design. You’ll be stunned by what they can do by simply changing the setting… just take a look at the example below:
It’s really quite unbelievable to see the transformation of this client’s diamond ring! She wanted a more antique feel and you can definitely see that in the intricate final result. We honestly can’t believe how different they’ve made the diamond look… it certainly stands out more and the added halo makes the main diamond look even larger!
You’re not just restricted to redesigning rings into new rings, or necklaces into new necklaces at Ryder either. They are able to take the stone from an old piece, say a family heirloom, and create a completely new piece of jewellery. Design a new ring from your mum’s old necklace, or use the side stones of an old ring to create some beautiful stud earrings. It’s the perfect way to blend your own personal style into your jewellery but retain any sentimental value. After all, what’s the point in having beautiful jewellery if you don’t get to wear it?!
Have a piece of jewellery in mind that you want to re-invent? You’re in luck, as the first 10 Sassy readers to enquire about a jewellery redesign will get a 10% discount (up to a total of $5,000). Simply contact [email protected] before Wednesday, 28 September 2016 to redeem.