Best Australian Fashion Designers - Jewellery
There are so many talented, independent Australian jewellery brands going from strength to strength. Here is the definitive list of the best on offer.
For a complete list of Australian fashion designers check out the Fashion Directory here.
Image above - Left to right - Reliquia, F+H, By Charlotte, Ryan Storer.
Reliquia (pronounced Rel-i-kia) is derived from the word 'relic' and the Spanish term for a family heirloom. This Australian jewellery brand create pieces that are heavily inspired by vintage accessories and art deco, and look similar to items you would find in your grandmother’s jewellery box. Each Reliquia piece is bold and sculptural, whilst retaining a fundamentally timeless quality. Read more here
Fresh to the Australian jewellery scene ALIX YANG focuses on statement jewellery that is inspired by modern art and street fashion. Each piece is bold yet simplistic and effortlessly chic. Made from high quality materials, Alix has built the range around the ethos that statement jewellery is the key to making an every day look standout, whilst also making women feel empowered and confident. Read more here
Holly Ryan was born out of a desire for simplistic and contemporary jewellery that is timeless yet unique. Every piece is made by hand in her Coolum Beach (Sunshine Coast, Queensland) studio from locally sourced, sustainably produced materials.
Brie Leon began in 2014 in Sydney with the goal to be an antidote to fast fashion. Each vintage inspired piece is well made and well thought-out, and are designed to be worn every day and treasured season after season.
Sarah & Sebastian
Founded by Sarah Gittoes and Robert Sebastian Grynkofki, Sarah and Sebastian is designed and handmade in Sydney. Each piece combines modernity and classicism, using reclaimed gold and silver and incorporating ethically sourced stones of the highest quality.
PetiteGrand offers effortlessly simple and unique jewellery made for layering, or to be simply worn on their own. Every piece is handmade to order in their Sydney studio.
Sydney-based designer Ryan Storer is renowned for his bold and glamorous, yet fuss-free jewellery. He has collaborated with some of Australia’s leading fashion designers including Dion Lee and Sass & Bide, and has stylish fans such as Cara Delevingne and Georgia May Jagger.
Combining modern and simplistic shapes with an imagination of decades past, Natasha Schweitzer pieces are instantly recognisable for their refined beauty and exceptional quality. All pieces are designed and handcrafted in Australia, with materials and natural stones sourced from all over the globe.
Elvis Et Moi
An edgy, eclectic take on the finer things, Elvis Et Moi is designed by Emilie Costechareyre. Drawing inspiration from people, music and the ever-evolving fashion world, each piece is hand-made and has a unique bohemian flare.
With an appetite for art, food, travel and design, Sydney's Lucy Folk is a lifestyle brand that effortlessly transforms the creative mindset into wearable pieces of art. With a focus on leading design and high quality production, Lucy Folk conjures up the ultimate creations for those who seek out the unconventional.
Babyanything is a jewellery label designed and handmade by Lucie Ferguson in Sydney. Each piece is handcrafted from precious metal and stones and the range includes everything from bulky biker skulls to dainty keepsake heart rings.
Daisyvoid is the creation of designer Kate Boyd from Byron Bay. Influenced by the 90s, classically cool designs meet immaculate finishes, stunning hardware and unique fabrications.
Brisbane jeweller Matilda Sinclair is the brains behind Tilly jewellery. With a focus on a minimal approach to wearable, quality, timeless fine jewellery, all pieces are unique and are handmade by Matilda herself.
Gold Coast's YCL Jewels draw on timeless looks to create beautiful hand-crafted jewellery. They pride themselves on producing pieces that are 100% animal cruelty-free, consciously manufactured and use minimal packaging.
Au Revoir Les Filles
Sydney's Au Revoir Les Filles create modern yet intricate jewellery that is inspired by stories and romance. They place an emphasis on thoughtful designs coupled with fine craftsmanship and refined details.
Eightly is a modern jewellery brand that transcends seasons. They design sophisticated and refined pieces that have an underlying edgy and fierce aesthetic. All made from only high quality precious metals and stones.
MPNT is a jewellery range created by Australian stylist Megha Kapoor. Born out of a desire for beautiful, modern, quality jewellery, each piece is designed to be versatile enough to be worn as an accompaniment to other styles, to be mixed with other metals, and to be worn everyday.
By Baby's simple yet elegant pieces are handcrafted in Brisbane using only the finest metals, premium quality diamonds, and a combination of contemporary and ancient techniques.
Melbourne jeweller Rhiannon Smith started her handcrafted label Two Hills in 2011. Her range aims to reflect femininity and each piece is manufactured locally from sustainable and ethical sources.
Natalie Maria Jewellery
Creating each piece by hand in her Sydney studio, Natalie Marie Jewellery was born out of a passion for beautiful objects, a natural appreciation for the handcrafted, and a desire to create. The ethos of the brand is based on connection, sentiment and originality.
Tara Dale creates contemporary jewellery that seeks to accentuate delicate curves and lines, both of the human form and it’s environment. The pieces are designed to offer a subtle understatement that is also quietly confidence. All jewellery is hand made in Sydney using traditional gold and silversmithing techniques.