Posts in “Diamond Couture by Alice Herald”

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

New Year Journal

A Year of Hidden Gems It’s amazing what the turn of a new year can create within. This time last year, I was ready for a good one. Losing my Dad hit me hard and my energy and outlook towards my creative work and business definitely lagged. So 2020, for me, was the chance to re-focus, prioritise and ...

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January 19, 2021Category: Diamond Couture by Alice Herald

Legacy by Alice Herald

Realising new beauty and life in unique jewels “A piece of jewellery is often a piece of art. However, it only becomes valuable when emotions are added to it.”  Jewellers have been re-imagining and bringing new life to historic jewels and gems for centuries. Just as I do with my clients’ treasures. Gemstones and jewels create stories of their own going ...

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January 19, 2021Categories: Diamond Couture by Alice Herald, Engagement

Quietly Rocking Diamonds

Quietly Rocking it Everyday  I design for women like me, who whilst they love a dose of beautiful diamond elegance in their lives, need jewels they can just quietly rock going about their busy daily lives. I love playful fine jewels and the idea of clients styling their own jewellery capsules for their unique lives, even more. We ...

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January 19, 2021Category: Diamond Couture by Alice Herald

Drops of Happiness

Artist of Fine Jewels A Drop of Happiness I’m incredibly happy to announce the arrival of these breathtaking earrings in my Wanaka Studio.  Months of design, prototyping, crafting and diligent stone setting have gone into the feature earrings from the Grace jewel capsule from my latest collection Once Upon a Time.  Wanting to illustrate Cinderella’s ascension from rags ...

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January 19, 2021Category: Diamond Couture by Alice Herald

Bouquet Pinky Rings

Unique Fine Jewel Creations My Bouquet Pinky Rings are bespoke, each one inspired by the flowers from a wedding bouquet. This Rose and Jasmine Pinky Ring was designed to celebrate a 45th wedding anniversary, a sapphire anniversary. I knew I wanted to mimic the layering of the garden rose petals and had the marquise diamonds in mind for the jasmine ...

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January 19, 2021Category: Diamond Couture by Alice Herald

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