Dress to the nines on the daily and treat every street like a catwalk in glamourous handmade jewellery in Melbourne. Made with love, talent and pure creativity, these local pieces bring extra dimension to take your look from flat to fierce in an instant. Whether you are lacking a little colour, sparkle, or craving some quirk, you will find the bling to fit the bill in our selection of Melbourne’s finest.
Prefer to shop in your slippers? We got you; all of these pieces can be found online for your comfort and convenience.
#1 State of Sonder
Where: Stranger Things Emporium, 848 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn or Online
Work what your mumma gave you (mother nature that is) and elevate your look with aesthetic jewellery handcrafted from the finest of natural elements. Inspired by the magic of Iceland, State of Sonder create raw, opulent pieces which reflect the distinguished beauty of glaciers. You will be in awe of these creations; a unique combination of ruggedness and royalty that contrast flawlessly.
State of Sonder Glacier Ring 2.0 Gold ($399)
State of Sonder Glacier 2.0 Hoops ($129)
#3 Nicole Fendel Jewellery
Where: Nicole Fendel Boutique, 1189 High St, Armadale
Start practicing that royal wave because it’s time to connect with your inner bohemian princess and share the story of Nicole Fendel Jewellery. Nicole aims to empower everyone who rocks her pieces to make an everlasting statement that sings through mystical handmade treasures. Delicate in style but deadly in impact, these beautiful paisley styles reflect European renaissance charm that will send you centre stage everywhere you go.
Nicole Fendel Statement Earrings($149)
Nicole Fendel Lola Short Necklace ($89-$99)
#3 Leaf and Folk
Where: Brunswick Artist Market, 29 Sydney Rd, Brunswick
Douse yourself in funky, spring styles that enchant with every glimpse. Take all the compliments that come your way when you pop on a pair of these beautiful handcrafted earrings, each perfected by their imperfections. With real flowers, natural clay and polished precious metals, designer Jade Crumpler utilises earth’s materials in the most vibrant and exciting ways to curate jewellery that emanates happiness.
Leaf and Folk Aurora Earrings ($58)
#4 Murphy Made Jewellery
Where: Lily and the Weasel, 173 Swan St, Richmond
“The everyday” doesn’t have a uniform, so why not shake it up in all the latest styles— with a Murphy Made twist. Wild prints and patterns will greet every passer-by to help you shine from the inside out. A little spice from a beautiful handmade pair of Murphy Made hoops will pair perfectly with your static style, and the lightweight fabrication means their wear won’t end on the dance-floor.
Murphy Made Fruit Loop Hoops ($60)
Murphy Made Cleopatra Dangles ($60)
#5 Marli Bean Designs
Take yourself to a tropical paradise in the summery tones and intricate floral prints of Marli Bean Designs. While polymer clay is popular on the market, Marli Bean steals the show. With unique detailed designs and bright fruity hues, wearing them will have you dreaming of a cocktail on the beach. Inspired by the natural flora and fauna around her, creator Jess Dickson combines her love for colour and art to create pieces that lift both your look and your spirit.
Marli Bean Paradise Statement Drops ($70)
#6 Snowfs Pompoms
Where: Hanging Rock Store, 327 Smith St, Fitzroy
Shake your pom poms because it’s time for a fluffy fiesta! Soften up your look with the fuzzy-love of an alluring handcrafted pom pom. Like best friends for your ears, a cute pair of poms is a fun way to bring a pop of colour into your look without wriggling too far-out of your comfort zone. Snowfs custom-create these pendulous pals using sterling silver and recycled wool to achieve a simple but effective bright boost.
Snowfs Pom Poms Earrings in Pink
Snowfs Pom Pom Earrings in Blue