tout ce qui brille | all that glitters

If you’re like me, your jewellery box is a bazaar of trinkets; old, new, precious & everyday costume bling.

During my last week of holidays I’ve been sorting, organising & spring cleaning.

I thought I’d share a peek of all my jingles, jangles & pretty shiny stuff.

IMG_20130110_14102320130110_132418my favourites on display on my dresser 

20130110_140110-1 earrings, necklaces & rings

20130110_140419-1 necklaces (mostly bib-style) & bangles

bangles bangles

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I love my Tiffany & Co charm bracelet. I’ve been collecting charms for seven years! If I’m lucky, I get them for birthdays, Christmas & anniversary presents.

  • the little silver heart is from Jay for our 6th wedding anniversary
  • the blue enamel T&Co box is from Jay for my 30th birthday
  • the little silver handbag is from my Mum for my 30th birthday
  • the little blue enamel bag is from Jay for Christmas 2009
  • the little silver crown is from Jay for my 31st birthday (I’m his princess!)
  • the silver padlock is my wedding present from Jay in 2005
  • the silver Eiffel tower was my present to myself when I became a certified Project Manager (and so happened to be after we came back from Paris in 2008)

braceletsL – R:
 Tiffany charm bracelet ♥
♥ Longines DolceVita watch ♥
♥ Witchery charm bracelet from my girlfriend Tam ♥
♥ Balenciaga bracelet & earring set (pure rhodium) –
(pre-wedding party celebration gift from Jay a month before our wedding) ♥

Do you wear certain pieces of jewellery everyday
& what are some of your favourite trinkets?

Published by thisismelly

Mel @thisismelly lives a life of adventure, gets lost in farmer’s markets, regularly indulges in movies, loves to whip up gourmet meals in the kitchen, swears that one day she will learn to speak French properly, adores candles and fresh flowers, married her high school sweetheart, visited 19 countries and counting, fears an apocalyptic rage-virus, regularly spoils her cavoodle Harley, loves walking along the harbour, is decorated with ink, muddles her right & left, seasonally switches between blonde and brunette, has soul-mates, favours painted nails & dangly earrings, always orders the 'plateau de fromages', is obsessed with British or Scandinavian crime fiction, detests creepy-crawlies & people who take too long to order coffee, gives terrible directions, makes up crazy dances for her devilishly handsome husband, believes in good, would always be dressed in Saint Laurent, Gucci & Chloe if she could, adores Tex-Mex & Japanese, loves the smell of rain & evening jasmine, may be addicted to Instagram&Pinterest, is always on the hunt for a really good macchiato, is James Taylor’s biggest fan, gets rowdy with tequila, dreams every night, takes pickles, jalapeños & dried fruit for movie snacks, would hate a world without French champagne, adores Pantone 1765, almost always wishes she was lying on the sand in the sun, is an inconsistent Paleo convert and although she is a hopeless Francophile she will forever be smitten with Sydney.

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