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Dandi

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The lovely @pearaffair's recent thread got me talking about how I have downsized my collection, so I thought I'd put my modest collection into one post.

First, my rings.
Wedding band - 18ct rose gold heavy domed 2.8mm band
Eternity RHR on middle finger - 14ct white gold full u-prong eternity with 8 pointers (1.6ctw)
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Engagement ring - 18ct rose and white gold with 2.53cts of AGS000 diamonds
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Morganite RHR - 14ct rose gold with 9x9mm morganite and .70ctw of diamonds
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RHR on ring finger - 14ct rose and white gold solitaire with .49ct emerald cut
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Dandi

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Earrings next!

8mm AAA freshwater pearls with 14ct rose gold posts and backs
14mm SS pearls with 9ct rose gold hooks
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14ct rose gold 5mm garnet studs
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Nestled into my 14ct white gold 3 pointer diamond jackets
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14ct white gold 5.5mm H&A moissy studs (which also look fab in the jackets!
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I usually wear 3mm 9ct rose gold ball studs in my third piercings, in the second piercing are 18ct rose gold .24ctw diamond flower style studs. I like to mix up what I put in the first piercing. Although if I wear studs with jackets they stand alone, as they take up serious real estate!
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Dandi

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Necklaces and bracelets! I only have 2 necklaces, as I don't tend to change these much.
9ct rose and white gold with 3 teeny 3 pointers. Terrible pic but it's so sparkly!
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Here's the vendor's pic.
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My mother's necklace - 9ct rose gold chain with 9ct solid rose gold, yellow gold, and sterling silver rings, with DH, my and our kids' names engraved.
9ct rose gold solid silver filled bangle. Love the weighty feel of this!
14ct white gold 3-prong diamond tennis bracelet with 3ctw of diamonds.
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14ct rose gold DBTY with 5 x 6 pointers, stacked here with my tennis bracelet.
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Lovely! All beautiful and classic (and I copied you on the flower studs, still my faves for every day- thank you again for the inspo)
 

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All so beautiful and well considered.
My collection is totally ramshackle. I’ve been buying for decades mostly on a whim and usually feel overwhelmed (and maybe guilty) by the volume. I have way too much. If I’m totally honest I’d rather wind back time about 30 years when my collection was modest and be more mindful about my purchases.
My favourite is your RH emerald cut diamond ring.
 

Dandi

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Lovely! All beautiful and classic (and I copied you on the flower studs, still my faves for every day- thank you again for the inspo)
Aren't they the sweetest little earrings?? I adore mine!

Stunning❤ Your entire collection just gorgeous. Thank you for sharing @Dandi !
Thank you lovely @missy! High praise from you indeed, lady!

All so beautiful and well considered.
My collection is totally ramshackle. I’ve been buying for decades mostly on a whim and usually feel overwhelmed (and maybe guilty) by the volume. I have way too much. If I’m totally honest I’d rather wind back time about 30 years when my collection was modest and be more mindful about my purchases.
My favourite is your RH emerald cut diamond ring.
Ah well, a hobby is a hobby...some people collect stamps, you collect beautiful and unique jewellery! :mrgreen:
 

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Such a lovely suite of jewels. They are all classic and classy too! Thanks for sharing.
 

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So lovely, @Dandi! A really good, 'cover-all-bases' collection. And those 14mm SS pearls? Woo hooo!!

Can I ask what the ring is on your right hand, in the photo of your DBTY and tennis bracelets is? I don't think I've seen ha one before.

Great thread - thank you for sharing! <3
 

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HI:

All GORGEOUS! Classic. Timeless. Best of all, you have what you want and love what you have. Doesn't get any better than that.:)):))

cheers--Sharon
 

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I adore your collection! Tell me- do you have other fine jewellery pieces or have you truly condensed to this lovely curated complementary collection? Gorgeousness.

And do you ever wear costume jewellery? I’m just curious about peoples’ processes and collecting strategies.
 

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It is all beautiful Dandi - thanks so much for sharing it with us!! You have a lovely collection.
Thank you so much! Very high praise from someone with such an incredible collection like your lovely self!


I’m with @Bron357; I like every piece, but your EC RHR is my fave!!
Enjoy it all in good health!
Thank you @Matthews1127, it's definitely my fav RHR too!


Gorgeous collection Dandi . Love love love those SS pearls on the rose gold.
Thanks monny! Yep, the minute I saw those earrings I had to have them!


Such a lovely suite of jewels. They are all classic and classy too! Thanks for sharing.
Thanks so much @Slick1! Classic is definitely what I aim for, so kind of you to reaffirm that for me!


So lovely, @Dandi! A really good, 'cover-all-bases' collection. And those 14mm SS pearls? Woo hooo!!

Can I ask what the ring is on your right hand, in the photo of your DBTY and tennis bracelets is? I don't think I've seen ha one before.

Great thread - thank you for sharing! <3
Thank you lovely @mrs-b! That's my little EC...it does look different in that pic, almost square. Bizarre!


Beautiful pieces @Dandi!
Thank you so much!


Beautiful collection!!

Where did you get that beautiful dainty necklace from???
Thanks @jBright! I got it from one of my fav jewellers, a tiny boutiquey place on the surf coast near where I live. It's so pretty, actually all of her stuff is. And she stocks a lot of rose gold, bonus!


HI:

All GORGEOUS! Classic. Timeless. Best of all, you have what you want and love what you have. Doesn't get any better than that.:)):))

cheers--Sharon
You are so very right! Thanks heaps Sharon, lovely to hear from you!


@pearaffair nope, that's it! I have a few pieces of costume jewellery given as gifts from travels overseas and grandparents who are no longer with us. Pieces I will never wear, but will always keep for the memories attached to them. Thanks for your lovely thoughts!
 

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You have a beautiful collection Dandi!
 

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Your collection is gorgeous. I love your moissy studs, your tennis bracelet, your rings...all gorgeous!
 

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Your jewelry is gorgeous @Dandi! All such classic and elegant pieces that look beautiful on you :kiss2: I love your EC paired with your eternity, looks very chic! Your er is stunning. Thank you for the eye candy!
 

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May I please see a pic of your 8mm pearl studs in your lobes? I was thinking 7mm for myself but maybe 8mm is better?

Love this thread. So fun to revisit. Everything is so harmonious!

For my lazy self, can you remind me how big is the centre of your 5-stone?
 

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You have a beautiful collection Dandi!
Thank you @Catmom! I still swoon when I see your breathtaking EC! :kiss2:


Your collection is gorgeous. I love your moissy studs, your tennis bracelet, your rings...all gorgeous!
Thanks @mommylawyer! I never thought I'd go for moissanites, but I just love these studs, I don't know if I'd ever fork out the $$ for diamond studs again! Certainly not the way the AUD is right now anyway :roll2:


Your jewelry is gorgeous @Dandi! All such classic and elegant pieces that look beautiful on you :kiss2: I love your EC paired with your eternity, looks very chic! Your er is stunning. Thank you for the eye candy!
Thank you @junebug17, it's currently my favourite look!


May I please see a pic of your 8mm pearl studs in your lobes? I was thinking 7mm for myself but maybe 8mm is better?

Love this thread. So fun to revisit. Everything is so harmonious!

For my lazy self, can you remind me how big is the centre of your 5-stone?
Yep sure! I'm in bed now but will deffo take some pics tomorrow. The centre of my 5 stone is .70ct.
 

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Thank you @Catmom! I still swoon when I see your breathtaking EC! :kiss2:

Thanks @mommylawyer! I never thought I'd go for moissanites, but I just love these studs, I don't know if I'd ever fork out the $$ for diamond studs again! Certainly not the way the AUD is right now anyway :roll2:




Thank you @junebug17, it's currently my favourite look!




Yep sure! I'm in bed now but will deffo take some pics tomorrow. The centre of my 5 stone is .70ct.
Thanks in advance!
 

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@Dandi I adore that you know your own style and are expressing it through your jewelry collection. Your pieces are classic and lovely. (You've got me intrigued with rose gold now!)

I particularly like your 5 stone 2.5 ctw band. May I ask what ring size it is? Some day in the future I'd love to own one but have always had a hard time figuring out how large I could go with the size of the individual stones before they bumped up against my adjoining fingers and hurt. Yours looks absolutely perfect.

Thanks so much for sharing! Very inspiring.

ps: also love your garnet studs!
 

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I really love this collection - your aesthetic really speaks to me!

Thanks @mommylawyer! I never thought I'd go for moissanites, but I just love these studs, I don't know if I'd ever fork out the $$ for diamond studs again! Certainly not the way the AUD is right now anyway :roll2:
I adore moissy for earrings and necklaces, too - so sparkly, even when they get a bit dirty, and they allow me to save my diamond $ for my fingers!
 
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