Memorial Frame Pendant for a Bride’s Bouquet

How do you honor the memory of a beloved parent at your wedding?

This is the question one J’Adorn bride brought to me earlier this year.

Memorial pendant for bridal bouquet, framed photo pendant, wedding memorial bouquet charm by J'Adorn Designs custom jewelerPhoto by Britney Clause Photography

Michelle wanted to honor the memory of her father, whom she’d recently lost while she was planning her wedding.

Memorial pendant for bridal bouquet, framed photo pendant, wedding memorial bouquet charm by J'Adorn Designs custom jewelerPhoto by Nichole Meredith Photography

 I had the idea to create a photo frame pendant for her bouquet to hold a picture of her dad during her walk down the aisle.

She loved the idea! So I presented her with a few different frame pendant design options to choose from. Michelle chose a frame pendant that had an antiqued silver color with black rhinestone accents. She loved the vintage look and it made the perfect accent to her bridal bouquet!

Next, Michelle sent me her favorite photo of her father electronically. I had the picture printed professionally on the best paper available, then cut the print by hand to fit the frame pendant.

Memorial pendant for bridal bouquet, framed photo pendant, wedding memorial bouquet charm by J'Adorn Designs custom jewelerPhoto by Britney Clause Photography

Because Michelle carries her father’s memory with her every day, I wanted to make sure this memorial frame pendant would be something she could wear after her wedding day.

So, I provided a necklace chain for the frame pendant so she could wear it with other outfits long after her walk down the aisle.

Memorial pendant for bridal bouquet, framed photo pendant, wedding memorial bouquet charm by J'Adorn Designs custom jewelerPhoto by Nichole Meredith Photography

Michelle told me that she loved the final design of her memorial piece!

She was thrilled to be able to have her father “walk her down the aisle” even though he couldn’t be physically present on her wedding day.

And she looks forward to wearing the frame pendant necklace in the future to carry her father’s memory closely at all times.

Memorial pendant for bridal bouquet, framed photo pendant, wedding memorial bouquet charm by J'Adorn Designs custom jewelerPhoto by Britney Clause Photography

Would you like to commission a similar piece of jewelry for your wedding day, or simply to honor the memory of a loved one in your daily life?

Send me a message to find out what options, including locket or frame pendant designs, are available through J’Adorn Designs!
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Michelle’s Custom Sapphire Wedding Jewelry

Custom Sapphire Oval Halo Earrings and Necklace Jewelry Set by Baltimore Custom Jeweler J'Adorn Designs

You may remember Michelle’s custom jewelry story and her sapphire jewelry from earlier this year…

After falling in love with an unattainable antique necklace that she saw in a magazine, Michelle reached out to have me make a custom set of wedding jewelry for her using that necklace as inspiration.

Scroll down to see how she styled her custom sapphire wedding jewelry set!

Baltimore bride's custom sapphire jewelry with diamond halo by Maryland custom jeweler J'Adorn Designs

Michelle’s personal style is one of classic elegance with sentimental touches. 

She combined timeless pieces like her solitaire diamond engagement ring with personal details like hairstyling from her long-time friend Erica Cote of Silver Immersion.

Her sapphire jewelry set represents both of these important elements as accessories and new heirlooms. The style is ageless; and Michelle will enjoy remembering the happiness of her wedding day whenever she wears these special jewels.

Custom sapphire halo earrings for Baltimore bride's classic wedding, by Maryland custom jewelry J'Adorn Designs

Something blue jewelry, custom sapphire bridal necklace, by Catonsville custom jeweler J'Adorn DesignsHere’s what Michelle had to say about her custom sapphire jewelry and her custom design experience:

“Everything Alison created was totally beautiful and far met my expectations. I so enjoyed working with Alison in the months leading up to my wedding. She was extremely responsive, always willing to share ideas, quick to research my visions, and helpful with referrals to other vendors for my wedding planning. Not only did Alison create stunning pieces for my wedding, which my guests were talking about all night, she also became my friend.”

Fine wedding jewelry for Baltimore bride's Something Blue, Classic wedding jewelry by Maryland custom jeweler J'Adorn Designs

Michelle’s sapphire and diamond halo earrings and matching necklace were bespoke designs. To inquire about similar custom bridal accessories for your wedding, send me a message! 

Credit for all photos: Britney Clause Photography

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Customized Bridal Earrings and Bracelet Set for a German Bride

How one #jadornbride made a pair of pretty bridal earrings perfect for her wedding in Berlin

Opal bridal earrings crystal vine jewelry for German wedding hochzeit

Today I’m sharing a real-life example of how to order custom jewelry based on a pair of bridal earrings from my shop!

When #jadornbride Rachel first reached out to me, it was because she had fallen in love with a pair of beautiful bridal earrings from my collection. However, she was looking for a slightly shorter pair of earrings for her wedding in Germany. I assured her that she could have both the size and look she wanted and I worked with her over a series of emails to customize the opal and gold vine earrings she loved into a pair that was perfect for her!
Custom bridal earrings, opal teardrops for German hochzeit wedding by J'Adorn Designs custom jewelry

Side by side comparison

The original pair of gold bridal earrings that Rachel fell in love with featured long opal teardrops below a delicate crystal vine. To make them slightly shorter I swapped out the long teardrop for a shorter opal teardrop stone. I couldn’t be more pleased with the way the customized pair of earrings turned out, and their #jadornbride agrees!

Opal bridal earrings crystal vine jewelry for German wedding hochzeit

Opal bridal earrings crystal vine jewelry for German wedding hochzeit

A Bracelet to Match

Rachel also ordered a matching bracelet to complete her bridal jewelry set: the Crystal Vine and Pearl Bracelet (pictured below) from the J’Adorn Designs jewelry shop. I custom-sized this piece for her as well because she thought it might be too big for her tiny wrist. I simply removed one of the vine links and added a small gold extender chain to ensure the perfect fit for her bridal bracelet!

Crystal bridal bracelet crystal vine jewelry for German wedding hochzeit

A Rave Review for Customized Bridal Jewelry

When Rachel received her customized bridal jewelry set in the mail, she sent me an email to let me know just how much she loved it! She said:

“The earrings and bracelet are just beautiful!!!! Just what I was hoping for, if not even more beautiful in person!! I’ve shown photos to my best friend and my sister and they’ve described them as stunning and exquisite!!”
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Jill’s Elegant Wedding Day Style


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When Jill and I met for her initial design consultation, I knew almost immediately that her custom bridal jewelry was going to be special. As I shared in a previous post, I created a coordinating set of accessories for Jill to wear on her wedding day. This set included a double stranded pearl bracelet, two pairs of earrings, and a golden hair vine with elements in blush, pearl, and crystal – the perfect elegant wedding day look! Today I’m sharing a look inside how she styled these accessories with her beautiful gold and ivory gown on her wedding day.

elegant wedding custom jewelry, j'adorn designsJill’s wedding gown was simply stunning, with its sweetheart neckline, intricate gold details, and soft billowy skirt. The gold beaded belt she added was the perfect complement to the elegant gold jewelry with blush pearls, metallic leaves, and diamond white crystals. Her custom hair vine was molded perfectly by her hair stylist to complement the low, boho-style updo she chose for her blonde hair.

elegant wedding custom jewelry, j'adorn designs

elegant wedding custom jewelry, j'adorn designs


elegant wedding custom jewelry, j'adorn designs
A Maryland-based artisan herself, Jill wanted to support local small business as much as possible while selecting items for her wedding.  She chose The Garter Girl to make her stylish ivory wedding garter and Eikoh Design Studio for her customized glass jewelry box. I think all of the details came together perfectly, don’t you?


elegant wedding custom jewelry, j'adorn designsEven though the accessories and details at this wedding were pretty darn close to perfect, the most beautiful part of the day was the love that Jill and Eric so clearly have for one another. It shines through every picture!  To Jill and Eric, the newlyweds: may your new life together as husband and wife be every bit as beautiful as your elegant wedding day was (even if it can’t be as perfect!) Thank you for choosing J’Adorn Designs to create your elegant wedding accessories!

elegant wedding custom jewelry, j'adorn designsImages by Hannah Mink Photography

Jill’s elegant wedding jewelry was based on the following designs from the J’Adorn Designs Couture Collection:
Her custom hair vine and second-hole accent earrings were bespoke designs. To inquire about similar custom bridal accessories for your wedding, visit the Contact Page

 

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Custom Wedding Jewelry for Olivia + Anthony

 

Romantic Eastern shore Maryland bayside wedding Custom and couture bridal jewelry Brooke Michelle Photography Celebrations by the Bay J'Adorn Designs Emerald cut engagement diamond ring Halo wedding ring Bridal fashion Bridal couture One of my greatest joys as a jewelry designer has been having the chance to contribute to the weddings of friends & family in a very personal, tangible way. Olivia and Anthony have been friends of ours for years, and we’ve had the pleasure of watching their relationship grow from high school sweethearts to the young adult newlyweds they are today. The way these two adore each other is evident in every picture from their wedding day, and the jewelry I designed for Olivia was just icing on the cake of their beautiful love. It was my great honor to design custom wedding jewelry for Olivia + Anthony on their special day!
Romantic Eastern shore Maryland bayside wedding Custom and couture bridal jewelry Brooke Michelle Photography Celebrations by the Bay J'Adorn Designs Emerald cut engagement diamond ring Halo wedding ring Bridal fashion Bridal couture

Olivia chose the Oval and Teardrop Bridal Earrings from our pre-designed couture jewelry collection to wear to her wedding at Celebrations by the Bay on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The earrings were a perfect complement to her engagement ring, which features an emerald cut diamond from Anthony’s grandmother’s wedding ring. We completed her look with an adapted version of our Something Old Pearl Bracelet, using sterling silver rather than reclaimed gold metal elements. The result was even more lovely than I could have imagined!

Romantic Eastern shore Maryland bayside wedding Custom and couture bridal jewelry Brooke Michelle Photography Celebrations by the Bay J'Adorn Designs Emerald cut engagement diamond ring Vintage halo wedding ring Bridal fashion Bridal couture
Romantic Eastern shore Maryland bayside wedding Custom and couture bridal jewelry Brooke Michelle Photography Celebrations by the Bay J'Adorn Designs Emerald cut engagement diamond ring Vintage halo wedding ring Bridal fashion Bridal couture
Romantic Eastern shore Maryland bayside wedding Custom and couture bridal jewelry Brooke Michelle Photography Celebrations by the Bay J'Adorn Designs Emerald cut engagement diamond ring Vintage halo wedding ring Bridal fashion Bridal couture Blush and gold bridesmaids
Romantic Eastern shore Maryland bayside wedding Custom and couture bridal jewelry Brooke Michelle Photography Celebrations by the Bay J'Adorn Designs Emerald cut engagement diamond ring Vintage halo wedding ring Bridal fashion Bridal couture  Blush and gold bridesmaids
Romantic Eastern shore Maryland bayside wedding Custom and couture bridal jewelry Brooke Michelle Photography Celebrations by the Bay J'Adorn Designs Emerald cut engagement diamond ring Vintage halo wedding ring Bridal fashion Bridal couture Blush and gold bridesmaids
Romantic Eastern shore Maryland bayside wedding Custom and couture bridal jewelry Brooke Michelle Photography Celebrations by the Bay J'Adorn Designs Emerald cut engagement diamond ring Vintage halo wedding ring Bridal fashion Bridal couture Blush and gold bridesmaids Pearl bridal bracelet
Romantic Eastern shore Maryland bayside wedding Custom and couture bridal jewelry Brooke Michelle Photography Celebrations by the Bay J'Adorn Designs Emerald cut engagement diamond ring Vintage halo wedding ring Bridal fashion Bridal couture Waterfront ceremony
Romantic Eastern shore Maryland bayside wedding Custom and couture bridal jewelry Brooke Michelle Photography Celebrations by the Bay J'Adorn Designs Emerald cut engagement diamond ring Vintage halo wedding ring Bridal fashion Bridal couture Lace wedding gown Teardrop handcrafted bridal earrings
Romantic Eastern shore Maryland bayside wedding Custom and couture bridal jewelry Brooke Michelle Photography Celebrations by the Bay J'Adorn Designs Emerald cut engagement diamond ring Vintage halo wedding ring Bridal fashion Bridal couture Teardrop handcrafted bridal earrings
Romantic Eastern shore Maryland bayside wedding Custom and couture bridal jewelry Brooke Michelle Photography Celebrations by the Bay J'Adorn Designs Emerald cut engagement diamond ring Vintage halo wedding ring Bridal fashion Bridal couture Congratulations to Olivia and Anthony, and thank you for allowing us to be a part of your special day!

Photos courtesy of by Brooke Michelle Photography

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