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Meet the Artisan | Doug Menadue, Master Gemstone Cutter

Meet the Artisan | Doug Menadue, Master Gemstone Cutter

It’s easy to forget that behind every piece of Natalie Marie jewellery, are the many hands that contributed their own craft to creating the final piece. Through the many different processes involved in creation, from mining and sorting to cutting and crafting; each piece holds the combined skills of many artisans who contribute to the creation of a modern-day heirloom. Our...

Grounded in the Earth, held in the heart.

Grounded in the Earth, held in the heart.

Grounded in the Earth, held in the heart. As Natalie Marie Jewellery turns nine this year, we reflect on the journey so far and remind ourselves of our humble beginnings. Started on a small kitchen bench and evolving through several makeshift workshops before finally establishing our own studio and showroom, our collective purpose has always remained true: to create tangible...

Your Guide To Shopping Modern Day Vintage

Your Guide To Shopping Modern Day Vintage

With the global pandemic limiting our usual international sourcing process of antique pieces, we revelled in the chance to create our own vintage inspired collection. One which combined the charm of antique designs with the benefit of modern, premium craftsmanship. We asked Natalie’s advice on how to go about selecting, acquiring and then caring for these vintage inspired pieces.
The Story of the Signet Ring

The Story of the Signet Ring

We sat down with Daniel Fitch, and his Dad, Simon, to learn more about the history of signet rings, what heirloom jewellery means to them and the significance of their family crest.   
The Art of Finding the Perfect Wedding Band

The Art of Finding the Perfect Wedding Band

The Art of Finding the Perfect Wedding Band by Sophie, NMJ Bespoke Designer Choosing your wedding band can be one of the most exciting parts of planning your wedding, not only a chance to embrace an age-old tradition reflecting your commitment and love, it’s also an opportunity to tap into your creative side by choosing a forever piece that truly...

Your Introduction to Grey Spinel and the Savannah Sunstone

Your Introduction to Grey Spinel and the Savannah Sunstone

At NMJ, storytelling is such an integral part of the brand and we take great pride and care in crafting each piece for our customers, understanding the value and significance that they hold. We want to bring to life our customer’s story as much as we want the inspiration of our collections to come to life in their pieces. We are...

Everything you need to know about Laboratory Grown Diamonds

Everything you need to know about Laboratory Grown Diamonds

Maybe you’ve heard about laboratory grown diamonds, or you’re at the beginning stages of designing your forever ring and searching for the perfect stone; either way there is a world of information to share about these beautiful alternatives to natural diamonds. Just for you, we have curated the information and focused on the important details you need to know in both the below Q&A and in a Masterclass video...

How to Clean Your Jewellery at Home

How to Clean Your Jewellery at Home

Here at NMJ, one of the services we offer is cleaning and polishing. While we all have a little more time at home as we social distance, we thought it would be wonderful to share with you a helping little 'how to' on cleaning your jewellery at home!
Restoring Vintage | From our hands to yours

Restoring Vintage | From our hands to yours

If you’ve never purchased vintage before, knowing where to start or what to look for can be an overwhelming experience but at NMJ, we’ve tried to make the process as seamless as possible for you.
Your Guide to Buying Vintage Jewellery

Your Guide to Buying Vintage Jewellery

Twice a year, our founder, Natalie and head designer, Em work with a British antique jewellery specialist and make vintage selects for the NMJ store. We asked Nat and Em for their top tips when it comes to purchasing vintage, how to care for vintage pieces and what they look for when selecting from NMJ.
The Learning Table | Inside our Jewellers Toolbox

The Learning Table | Inside our Jewellers Toolbox

Take a peek inside our jewellers toolbox and the tools they can't live without. You never know, maybe you will feel inspired to learn some tricks of the trade after reading our latest journal.
Lunch & Learn: What being a sustainable jewellery business actually means

Lunch & Learn: What being a sustainable jewellery business actually means

On Thursday 12 March, we hosted an intimate Lunch & Learn with leading Australian media and tastemakers, where we shared what being a sustainable jewellery business actually means - and we passed on some of the lessons we’ve learned when it comes to creating consciously too. 
The Learning Table | Different Metal Carats

The Learning Table | Different Metal Carats

This week the bespoke team explained the answer to a question we are often asked by our clients – what is the difference between 9ct, 14ct and 18ct gold?
The Learning Table | Opals

The Learning Table | Opals

This week we sat down with Em to talk all things opals as we are so often asked about the origin of these unique stones, and whether they can be used as the feature stone in an engagement ring.

The Learning Table | Opals

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