After a lifetime working with gemstones and jewellery five years ago saw Matthew Ely began his own jewellery legacy on Ocean Street, Woollahra. A month ago he started a new and exciting chapter in that legacy.
The realm of minimalistic jewellery design has evolved throughout the years, originating at first as staple pieces such as dainty stud earrings or simple rings. Minimal jewellery has now become more innovative and intricate in its design and often features a range of magnificent gemstones and sought-after diamonds in unique and unusual shapes.
With its vivid play of colour and stunning iridescence set againt a deep midnight background, Australian Black Opals from Lightening Ridge are the most highly prized of all the Opals. At Matthew Ely, one of the most common questions we get asked is why the value of opal differs so vastly from piece to piece.
Selecting the perfect engagement ring to symbolise your love and start your life together with your partner should be special and exciting, but can be a tad overwhelming. However, there are key considerations to keep in mind that will help you easily select the ideal engagement ring that will last an eternity.