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RUTH Magazine Article

Read the full article here >> Exquisite Antique & Modern Jewellery With a wealth of experience in selecting the world’s finest Antique jewellery, Avenue J is one of the most unique destination jewellery stores nationwide. Showcasing an extensive range of stunning and rare one-off pieces from the Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods, we offer an array …

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Rose of Australia – Nellie Stewart’s Bangle

Nellie Stewart the Rose of Australia. Nellie Stewart’s bangle and how she started a trend still popular today. She was a popular singer and actress whose fame was worldwide with most of her success being in Australia. She began the fashionable trend of wearing feminine jewellery such as bangles, which was considered an outward sign of romantic attachment. Referred to …

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Suffragette Jewellery

Suffragette Jewellery is jewellery that was worn during the fight for women’s rights to vote in Australia. Purple stands for loyalty, devotion, and dignity. White for purity. Green represents hope. Suffragettes were instructed to wear white with purple and green accessories during parades and demonstrations. Green • White • Violet Give Women the Vote! Suffragette Movement A suffragette was a member of an activist women’s organization in the early …

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Sue AveJ Jewellery – Owner, Operator and Curator

Sue Gaylard is the owner, operator and curator of Avenue J Jewellery. With over 75 years combined experience within the team providing expertise in Antique and Fine Jewellery on the Sunshine Coast. Since opening the shop door in Mooloolaba in 2015, Sue continues to welcome people from across Australia into her beautiful beach side shop, and online store. Avenue J …

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Boho Bride to Be

Come explore our collection of engagement and wedding jewellery. You will find the perfect piece of jewellery from classic diamonds to boho. We were thrilled to be featured in the Bride Tree’s photoshoot at the Lake House. See more on Avenue J Jewellery in the Full article >> Click Here >> Head to Page 36   Shop Earrings Bride Antique 18ct …

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Pink Diamonds on the Rise

Pink Diamonds on the Rise – After 40 years of operations, the Pink Argyle Diamond Mine is closing at the end of 2020. “This year’s tender is incredibly special, being our second last Argyle Pink Diamond tender in 40 years and it’s headlined by some historic diamonds,” says Argyle Pink Diamonds marketing manager Marie Chiam There is a big buzz of …

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Serpents Rings and Snake Motifs

Snakes and serpents are a Victorian Symbol of Eternal Love. Hence, the popularity of serpent rings. Historically, when two snakes or serpents wrapped round the finger it is a symbol eternal love. In 1840, Prince Albert had designed a snake ring for Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria was regularly seen in public. Therefore, making her a trendsetter. Leading to her popularity. Consequently, people began to emulate …

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Aquamarine – Hues of Blue

Aquamarine is a member of the beryl family. The colouring of the gem is typical of the Sunshine Coast. They are aqua or blue-green in hue. It is named after seawater. Aquamarine’s has a watery hue. The colour is a cool plunge into refreshing blue and green hues of the ocean. The word Aquamarine originates from two Latin words meaning “water” and “sea.” Continuing …

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