by Catalogs.com Info Guru Elizabeth Sobiski
Great weddings are all about the details.
Sure, a fantastic dress will be remembered for a long time, but it’s the little things that become conversations for years. Maybe you wore your grandmother’s pearls or found the perfect blue butterfly pin to adorn your bouquet. To help you find those perfect details, we’ve listed our top 10 jewelry stores for wedding costume jewelry.
10. Bradford Exchange
Since the early 1970’s the Bradford Exchange has made a name for themselves as a source for unique collectibles featuring artistry, innovation and enduring value. You will definitely be able to find that perfect piece or multiple pieces of jewelry for your wedding. For instance, if you are a couple that enjoys outdoor pursuits, consider a camo wedding set. This trio of rings is perfect for when you want to leave the fine jewelry at home as you hike through the woods.
9. Diamond Essence
Diamond Essence has all the shine and sparkle you want on your wedding day, without the price tag of real diamonds. Whether your style is classic and traditional or modern and edgy, they will have what you need. This is especially true if you have a large wedding party and need to deck out the bridesmaids in matching accessories.
Found on Etsy and based in Slovakia, this online shop makes beautiful jewelry and other items from discarded computer parts. Here you can get unique cufflinks for the groom or the groomsmen. The husband and wife team wanted to find a way to reuse old computer boards instead of just tossing them out. Designs are cut assembled and polished by hand. These are gifts that will go far beyond the wedding day.
7. Jill Campa Designs
People love personalized gifts and Jill Campa Designs does them very well. She will take photos you send her and turn them into a keepsake that can be passed down from generation to generation. How about bouquet charms with a picture of the families that are coming together with a new bond? Or perhaps the mother of the bride has passed on. The bride can attach a pin to her shoe or bouquet ribbon to have her mother with her on that special day. Another option is celebratory key chains for the wedding party or as a favor to the guests. The choices are endless!
6. Victorian Trading Company
Romantic details are what Victorian Trading Company does best. A filigree tiara in crystals can work perfectly with a light and airy veil. For a flower girl or junior bridesmaid, a convertible headband might be just the thing you’re looking for. This headband has sweet flowers on the band itself and a cascade of beadwork that trails down the back of the head. Even better, the cascade is detachable and can be worn as a necklace.
5. Dorota Jewelry
Dorota takes semi-precious stones, pearls, Venetian Murano glass and Swarovski crystals and forms them into beautiful jewelry that can be worn for almost any occasion. The ocean blue necklace is perfect for that ‘something blue’ you need for your wedding. The blue crystal sparkles with flashes of brilliant aqua and cobalt blues with hints of sea green and teal. This is the ideal piece to go from wedding to tropical honeymoon.
4. Frosted Willow
If you are searching high and low for the perfect bridesmaid’s gifts, consider a bracelet from Frosted Willow. Their love, pearl and peacock feather bracelet fashioned out of gold plate will be worn by your attendants for years to come. You can even add personalized charms for a completely custom touch. All bracelets from Frosted Willow are lightweight, strong and perfect for stacking. There are no pesky clasps to deal with, as each item slips over the hand for a dainty look.
Pearls – some brides just wouldn’t feel complete without pearls somewhere. Stauer offers many pearl options in rings, necklaces, earrings and bracelets. There are a variety of colors to choose from, too. How about cultured pearls set in sterling silver coated with rose gold and rhinestones? The overall look is pink and delicate, it’s a modern twist on a Victorian setting.
2. Midwinter Co.
For minimalistic and natural designs check out Midwinter Co. The husband and wife owners are a creative duo that are dedicated to using only conflict-free or fair trade materials. The results are striking and unique. Their oxidized sterling pieces are different from anything else on the market. The treatment they use to achieve this look is darker than sterling naturally oxidizes and creates a one-of-a-kind piece that will be worn for years.
Born of a belief that there are powers that guide and protect us, this jewelry designer creates pieces full of meaning and passion. Appreciation for the greatest gift of all – the gift of life is evident in every piece. The Angel Beauty teardrop necklace is perfect for any member of the bridal party. A delicate, stylized angel wing in silver cradles a radiant crystal. The stone is available in white (clear) or purple.