Posts by alice

The Evolution of an Art Jewel

Evolution of Design and Nature Bit of a serous title there but one that formed the basis of my brief on a recent design week I took myself away to on the coast.  This time though, the week wasn’t so much about designing my next collection, as it was to ignite that deep yearning to be creative and bring that momentum ...

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A Personal Facet

Fragments of My Life Outside of Jewels and Gems When designing bespoke jewels I ask my clients for an insight into their lives, so I know who I’m designing for. I create a mood board full of images, words and inspirations. No matter how free the brief may be, I like to curate a story with which to inspire ...

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If Gems could Talk

Bespoke Natural Green Sapphire and Diamond Ring Their Story Began Over a Billion Years Ago… Gemstones are the story. They are the focal point of the jewel and lay the foundations of the design. They are awe-inspiring, dazzle and mesmerise, quite possibly why I talk to them while designing their setting. So if they could talk, ...

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May 10, 2021Category: Diamond Couture by Alice Herald

She Whips a Pistol from her Knickers

Bold Elegance with a Twist of the Unique “….One eyelid flickers. She whips a pistol from her knickers…” This ring, Obey, and the collection it’s from, Once Upon a Time, is the most talked about in my studio with visitors.  I’m all about storytelling, both through my collections and for bespoke jewels and if I can add ...

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May 3, 2021Category: Diamond Couture by Alice Herald

Pen to Paper

Receive a touch of Herald in hand The Art of a Letter Writing letters to relatives and thank yous for gifts was instilled into us from a young age. I loved it, my sister didn’t, to the extent that I quite willingly wrote and dictated some of hers. I was the sibling that drew the ...

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April 26, 2021Category: Diamond Couture by Alice Herald

Ellysia Gems

Ellysia Gems feature on Alice Herald Jewellery Design from Wanaka, New Zealand.

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January 21, 2021Category: Media

Person to Know: Alice Herald

Creating bespoke jewellery and beautiful collections under her eponymous label, this Wanaka-based jeweller has been garnering attention for her eye-catching designs.  

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January 21, 2021Category: Media

Denizen: 5 minutes with Alice Herald

After honing her craft at both the renowned Instituto de Allende in Mexico and London’s Central Saint Martin’s, jewellery Designer Alice Herald eventually settled in Wanaka, and has never looked back.

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January 21, 2021Category: Media

Alice’s Wonderland: Drops of Happiness Diamond Earrings

To create her breathtaking new collection, lauded jeweller Alice Herald called on the fairytales of old for inspiration.  

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January 21, 2021Category: Media

AH Diamond Foxy Necklace and Prada

Alice Herald fine jewels and Prada grace the covers of Denizen luxury magazine.    

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January 21, 2021Category: Media

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