Botanical Jewelry for Modern Shakespeare Inspired Wedding

Today we are sharing our favorite photos from a recent Shakespeare inspired bridal photo session.

Many of Shakespeare’s most iconic scenes take place in gardens and forests (enchanted or otherwise). So, our botanical jewelry collection really sets the stage!

bride and groom kiss with peek at custom jadorn designs botanical earrings and necklace

Photographer Katherine Callahan dreamed up this Modern Much Ado About Nothing wedding style idea after she rescued a beautiful edition of Shakespeare’s works from a garage sale.  Initially, she was drawn to the collection’s stunning cover art.

(keep reading, we’ve got a gorgeous photo of the book a little further down)

Then, upon opening the book she became bewitched by the handwritten notes inside from the original owner, who lived during the 1800s!

featured jewelry flat lay photo custom jadorn designs ring, pendant necklace and hair comb

When Katherine pitched us her vision for this style bridal editorial, we jumped at the chance to collaborate!

And while we’re big Shakespeare fans here at J’Adorn Designs, we think our botanical jewelry pieces take center stage.

Our much loved Modern Geometric Crystal Hair Comb is especially perfect for this look.  That hair piece shines with botanical whimsy!

full length bride in gown with custom jadorn designs silver leaf pendant necklace featured

Altogether, Katherine’s MODERN vision for this Shakespeare inspired styled shoot is a captivating one.  We appreciate how she dreamed up all the romance and depth of Shakespeare without letting it slip into a Renaissance Faire vibe.

So, the resulting look is whimsical while still being sophisticated.

bride fastening jadorn designs custom crystal leaf cluster earring

Our one-of-a-kind Vintage Crystal Leaf Earrings add just the right touch of sparkle while carrying that natural, organic vibe with their clustered shape.

Because our silver Vine and Pearl Ring is feminine and delicate, it makes the perfect custom engagement ring for this feature. Currently, this ring is not listed in our shop.  However, if it’s put a spell on you, please contact us!

flat lay image of beautiful shakespeare collected works book

(see… this beautiful Shakespeare collectors’ volume is totally worth scrolling for!)

Below, you’ll find the bride wearing our Silver Leaves and Crystal Pendant Necklace.  It is beautifully framed by the gown’s neckline and compliments its beaded detail without upstaging the overall look.

bride and groom hands entwined imagine featuring jadorn designs custom silver leaf pendant necklace and pearl and vine ring

bride and groom full length photo with shakespeare quote sign

Handcrafted jewelry featured in this editorial:
Our fellow collaborators:

(which include some members of our Tuesdays Together Catonsville community!)

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Rose Gold Bridal Accessories & Baby Goats!

What do rose gold bridal accessories and baby goats have in common? 

They both steal the show in this bridal style feature!

We collaborated with a great team of Maryland wedding vendors to create this warm, romantic styled photo session.

The Annapolis Wedding Blog recently published this editorial on their website, so today we’re sharing some of our favorite pictures!

Rose gold bridal accessories for an outdoor Maryland wedding with baby goats, wedding jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

We adore the way Leah’s red hair looks with the warm tones in her rose gold bridal accessories.
It’s a look that we’ve just can’t get enough of!

Rose gold bridal accessories for an outdoor Maryland wedding with baby goats, wedding jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

And we think the botanical elements of her wedding gown pair perfectly with the little sprouts featured in her earrings & floral hairpin.
Here’s a closer look at that handcrafted rose gold hairpin:

Rose gold bridal accessories for an outdoor Maryland wedding with baby goats, wedding jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

Rose gold bridal accessories for an outdoor Maryland wedding with baby goats, wedding jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

And now for the real reason you decided to read this far into the post…

… the BABY GOAT!

Seriously, how cute is this little guy!? 

Rose gold bridal accessories for an outdoor Maryland wedding with baby goats, wedding jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

Besides being adorable, the baby goat adds to the whimsical natural style of these photos. Sure, it would still be beautiful without the little goat. But why would you ever pass on that little face? We certainly don’t know!

Rose gold bridal accessories for an outdoor Maryland wedding with baby goats, wedding jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

So, what do you think?
Would you like to wear these rose gold wedding accessories for your wedding day attire? Tell us what you think in the comments!
Or, send us a message to begin designing your ideal jewelry, perfectly customized to your taste. We love custom jewelry even more than baby goats.

 


 

Here’s a handy list of the rose gold bridal accessories from this photo session:

 


 

Maryland wedding vendor team:
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What to Wear to a Bachelorette Party

It’s time for the fling before the ring!

You’re excited to celebrate the bride-to-be but freaking out just a little over what to wear. But you don’t have to stress, dear reader! J’Adorn Designs is here with a host of trendy bachelorette party outfit ideas to inspire you.

Featured by Baltimore Bride, this bachelor/ette party collaboration we worked on showcases the best of this year’s fashion trends in a love letter to the city of Baltimore. 

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Jumpsuits and rompers are where it’s at!

When you hit the town for a bachelorette party, you want to look glammed up while also being comfortable enough to dance freely and walk between destinations.

For this reason, we LOVE rompers and jumpsuits as a bachelorette party outfit idea!

A few advantages that these leggy ensembles have over the traditional cocktail dress:
  • You can move more freely and comfortably. No Barbie-waddling needed when you strut down the street
  • Lower chance of having a wardrobe malfunction. Getting out of a car or limo in a cocktail dress and pumps is no easy feat – especially when you’ve had a few drinks. Cover your butt (literally!) with a stylish jumpsuit or romper instead!
  • You will look chic AF. When you step out in your fresh one-piece ensemble, heads are going to turn! You’ll stand out in the sea of strapless cocktail dresses as you strut onto the dance floor with your group of friends.

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The Bride Comes First

It’s all about her tonight, so let’s look at some bachelorette party outfit ideas for the bride first. 

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This sequined romper from Punch! is a perfect option for the bachelorette to wear for her big party.
We chose a bracelet , necklace, and pair of earrings from our ready-to-wear collection that coordinate perfectly with the romper’s metallic color palette. 

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Lastly, we added our Vintage Beaded Bridal Headpiece as the finishing touch to the bride’s ensemble.

What a novel idea! We love incorporating a headpiece before the actual wedding, whether at the bachelorette party, rehearsal dinner, or bridal shower.

A stunning headpiece makes the outfit extra special. It can also serve as a classier alternative to the traditional “Bachelorette” sash!

Now that the bride has been dressed, let’s move on to her entourage! 

With the bride dressed in glamorous neutrals, we dressed her companions dress more colorfully for contrast. Even in a beige jumpsuit, you can add that pop of color through your accessories!
We chose a burst of yellow for this ensemble using our Yellow Gemstone Branch Earrings and coordinating Tasseled Yellow Gemstone Necklace.

Dark colors can also create visual contrast, as seen in the way we styled Erica’s pink romper with our Druzy Drop Earrings in Sapphire Blue and accompanying druzy pendant necklace

 

Daytime Bachelorette Party Outfits

Some bridal parties decide to go for a daytime outing along with or instead of a nighttime celebration. 
The friends in this feature decided to do a brewery tour and water taxi ride before hitting the town at night. For this kind of activity we love lightweight fabrics, varied necklines, and statement jewelry!

In this look, we switched things up from the nighttime outfits. We opted to put the bride in bright colors while her bridesmaids wore neutrals.
As you can see, tassel earrings and chunky gemstone necklaces are a great way to add excitement to your daytime bachelorette party outfit.

You can do this with color, like the bride’s coral tassel earrings, or in neutrals like our grey tiered tassel earrings!

Last, but certainly not least… 

The Bride’s Ring

We absolutely fell in love with this rough, sparkly, pink druzy ring (coming soon to the jewelry shop!) when we saw how it looked with the bride’s colorful manicure!

Whether you are a non-traditional bride who wants an unconventional engagement ring, or you just want to leave the diamonds at home during your night out, a stunning ring like this one is a fantastic option.

So, there you have it: our definitive list of bachelorette party outfit ideas! 

We hope this guide has been useful! We love to explore all the ways that handcrafted jewelry can help celebrate life’s most important moments, big and small. Sending all our love to the brides-to-be & wishing you all the best in your journey…

From MISS – To MRS!

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Huge thanks to our all-star team of collaborators on this editorial! 

Planning & Styling: BaM Co Create

Photography: Britney Clause Photography, Marlayna Photography

Hair & Makeup: Silver Immersion, LLC

Paper Goods: From Pixels, To Quill

Apparel: Punch!

Jewelry: J’Adorn Designs

Venues: Baltimore Water Taxi, Revival, Topside Baltimore, Square Meal, Peabody Heights Brewery

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Bridal Jewelry Under the Cherry Blossoms

Our Dusty Blue & Opal Bridal Headpiece sparkles under the cherry blossoms in this springtime photo session!

Designer jewelry and bridal hair vine for a spring wedding in Baltimore, cherry blossoms wedding inspiration, custom bridal accessories by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Maryland

Here in Baltimore, Spring seems to be taking its sweet time arriving.

But despite the fact that we’re still having temperatures in the 40s, the cherry blossoms opened right on schedule. Thank goodness!So even though it doesn’t feel like spring, the plant life outside looks perfect for a spring wedding.

With the cherry blossoms as inspiration, I teamed up with a few fellow Baltimore area wedding vendors from TuesdaysTogether Catonsville to style this beautiful spring wedding photo session!

Designer jewelry and bridal hair vine for a spring wedding in Baltimore, cherry blossoms wedding inspiration, custom bridal accessories by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Maryland

Our model for this cherry blossom bridal session was C’yana Tavae, a new friend who I met just a few weeks ago during the J’Adorn pop-up shop at Simple & Feminine in Ellicott City. She’s a Maryland native who won Miss Washington County 2018 and will be competing for the Miss Maryland title.

Designer jewelry and bridal hair vine for a spring wedding in Baltimore, cherry blossoms wedding inspiration, custom bridal accessories by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Maryland

I’ll be sharing a bit more about the inspiration behind this bridal photo session and our team’s vision in a later post, but for now enjoy this selection of my favorite photos from Katherine Elizabeth Photography!
Scroll through to the bottom to check out the bridal jewelry featured in this look and our dream team of Baltimore wedding vendors.

Designer jewelry and bridal hair vine for a spring wedding in Baltimore, cherry blossoms wedding inspiration, custom bridal accessories by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Maryland

Designer jewelry and bridal hair vine for a spring wedding in Baltimore, cherry blossoms wedding inspiration, custom bridal accessories by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Maryland

Designer jewelry and bridal hair vine for a spring wedding in Baltimore, cherry blossoms wedding inspiration, custom bridal accessories by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Maryland

Designer jewelry and bridal hair vine for a spring wedding in Baltimore, cherry blossoms wedding inspiration, custom bridal accessories by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Maryland

Designer jewelry and bridal hair vine for a spring wedding in Baltimore, cherry blossoms wedding inspiration, custom bridal accessories by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Maryland

Designer jewelry and bridal hair vine for a spring wedding in Baltimore, cherry blossoms wedding inspiration, custom bridal accessories by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Maryland

Designer jewelry and bridal hair vine for a spring wedding in Baltimore, cherry blossoms wedding inspiration, custom bridal accessories by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Maryland

Designer jewelry and bridal hair vine for a spring wedding in Baltimore, cherry blossoms wedding inspiration, custom bridal accessories by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Maryland

The Team:

Featured Jewelry:

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Colorful Gemstone Jewelry for a Styled Bohemian Bachelorette Party

Summer vibes + cool jewels take center stage

It may be the middle of winter, but today we’re all about the warm look of this styled boho bachelorette party! It was recently featured on The Mid-Atlantic Bride so we’re celebrating with a gallery of our favorite images from the photo session.

Trendy boho jewelry for bohemian bachelorette party style, cute gemstone jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

What could be better than a glamping getaway with your best girls for a little R&R? Especially during the madness of wedding planning! 

This bridal party celebrated their friend’s upcoming wedding with a cozy getaway by the beach. Completed with a champagne toast, photobooth bus (who knew that was a thing!?), and the perfect boho lounge tent, this scene makes me wish I could redo my own wedding just for a new bachelorette party!

Trendy boho jewelry for bohemian bachelorette party style, cute gemstone jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

The bride dressed in white for her bachelorette party and accented her floral crown and layered necklaces with a pair of purple druzy drop earrings from the J’Adorn Designs collection. 
They added the perfect bit of sparkle peeking out from under her loose fishtail braid crown!

Trendy boho jewelry for bohemian bachelorette party style, cute gemstone jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

Trendy boho jewelry for bohemian bachelorette party style, cute gemstone jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

The bridesmaids wore J’Adorn earrings too, possibly a gift from their BFF bride!
Each pair is different, as a reflection of their own individual styles.

Trendy boho jewelry for bohemian bachelorette party style, cute gemstone jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

Shannon wore a pair of Mint Green Druzy Earrings to the bachelorette party.
They made the perfect accent to the greenery in her flower crown & the floral print on her summery dress.

Trendy boho jewelry for bohemian bachelorette party style, cute gemstone jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

Megan’s loose, romantic waves looked perfect with her Laurel Earrings in Blush and Gold.

Trendy boho jewelry for bohemian bachelorette party style, cute gemstone jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

The friends commemorated their trip with a photo session in the Blue Photo Bus. This bachelorette party was totally epic!

Trendy boho jewelry for bohemian bachelorette party style, cute gemstone jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

Melanie paired her custom druzy & blue gemstone earrings with a neutral romper and some favorite pieces of jewelry from her own collection.

Trendy boho jewelry for bohemian bachelorette party style, cute gemstone jewelry by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler in Baltimore

These best friends are walking into the future hand-in-hand, to celebrate life’s biggest moments and all the little ones in between. Together. 

The Team:

Planning: Social Graces Events
Calligraphy: CopperStoneCo
Florals: Keleidoscope Custom Florals
Hair & Makeup: Behind the Veil, LLC
Rentals: A Little Rusty Shop
Photobooth: Blue Photo Bus
Jewelry: J’Adorn Designs
Clothing: The Boutique at Body Wellness
Photography: Madison Short
Model babes: Alexa Gianna, Shannon Williams, Megan James, Melanie Vielhaber

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