A jewellery historian and expert with an unmistakable flair for period and antique pieces, Beth Bernstein is a tour de force in the industry. Founder of the online magazine Bejeweled, Beth is a journalist that has focused on fine jewellery for the past 20 years. As a jewellery consultant, Beth is a tireless advocate of personalised jewellery with a story, as well as having a penchant for discovering new talents in the modern design world. For our next installment in our Jewellery Mavericks series we have asked Beth to share what excites her when it comes to custom designed pieces, and what are her most cherished bejeweled possessions.
Taylor & Hart's Blog
“Catching an illness from dairy cows isn’t my favourite memory, but that’s when I knew he was the one.”
From long-distance yearning to dairy cow-inflicted illness, true love can withstand it all. Nobody proves that quite like Juliana & George, a Kiwi couple who continually show us that when you find ‘the one’ nothing can stand in your way. We chat with them to hear all about their unique love story.
With the release of Ariana Grande’s new album ‘Positions’ and recent engagement to Dalton Gomez—we take a look at Ariana’s history of jewellery and the music inspired by them! Her lusty new album reminds us that her music is always deeply personal. ‘Sweetener’, her album released in 2018 following her break up with Pete Davidson, was smokey and melancholic, and her 2019 single ‘thank u, next’ was full of saucy, fun tracks that told us she was over it and ready to move on. Over the years, Ariana has received some beautiful engagement rings too—in this post, we explore the stories behind her beautiful jewellery!
Life has been looking a little different for a while now, and people have been adapting in the most inspiring ways. Notably, people have been learning how to love through these unusual days. So when lockdown hit, the world went virtual—and photography did too. We collaborated with award-winning photographer Tim Dunk to create innovative FaceTime photoshoots, and resulted in five beautiful couples sharing a visual story of their love, photographed right in their own homes.
The Emily in Paris star Lily Collins recently became engaged to Charlie McDowell, on a romantic, sunny trip to New Mexico. McDowell designed the bespoke ring himself, with the help of a jewellery designer. The unusual engagement ring features a bezel set rose-cut diamond ring, set in 18ct gold with a chunky brushed band. The understated, bohemian style of this engagement ring perfectly suits Lily’s laid back style.
We’ve been noticing something. There’s a shift happening in how people are approaching relationships—it’s personal, it’s playful, and it’s always one of a kind. In a world full of clichés, it’s becoming clear that love deserves more. Which is why we’ve been busy crafting new ideas. With an eye on the horizon, we’re making it easier to find your perfect forever rings, no matter where you are in the world. You may have noticed that things are looking a little different around here…