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Jewellery Image Styling

Jewellery Image Styling

What jewellery suits me best? 

At Miinella we love to help you look and feel at your very best! Many of you might have a natural feel for what jewellery suits you well while others might need a little bit of Miinella help (like I did!). We have compiled 'The Ultimate Jewellery Styling Guide' just for you. It’s jam-packed with tips & tricks we know that you will love! We’ll be covering topics like what metal colour, gemstones, and pearls suit your skin tone, what earrings shapes suits your face shape, and jewellery that suit the outfits that you wear. We even have some special tips for the men on how to balance out your watch and rings.

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Jewellery Care - Pandemic Style

Jewellery Care - Pandemic Style

Between hand sanitiser, soap, and household cleaners, your hands are taking a beating right now. We know you're curious about what is safe for your rings and jewellery, so here is everything you need to know... 

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Best Gemstones for Engagement RIngs

The Best Gemstones for Engagement rings Let’s talk about Hardness…  You might have heard sales assistants or seen articles that mention or refer to the hardness of a gemstone. There is a hardness scale for gemstones/geology that has a scale from one to 10 where diamonds are the hardest and talc/powder is the softest.    Hardness vs. Toughness of Gemstones Hardness is a very confusing term. It refers to the gemstone’s scratch resistance and it’s resistance to breakage. A Gemstone's resistance to breaking is referred to the toughness of the stone. This depends on the gemstones crystal structure- more simply...

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The Legacy Ring

The Legacy Ring

Signet or crest rings have been around for years. The history of the crest ring dates back to the 1800’s when the wearing of a legacy ring engraved with a family crest was worn to indicate which family line you represent, or which king’s authority you had access to, and for whom you can enter into a covenant. Our studio has recently been privileged to design some of the most incredible crest rings. This has proved to be one of the most effective ways to design people's stories and we are loving it. THE DESIGN PROCESS 1. Ring size  It's very important...

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How to measure your ring size

How to measure your ring size

The most accurate way is to get your ring size measured at your closest jewellery store. In this way you know that you have an expert on your side to make sure your ring fits perfectly the first time round. Since we realise this is not always possible, we have compiled the best alternative ways of measuring your ring size from home.    Home sizing If you are not able to get a ring sized at a jeweller, there are alternatives. Just beware of the mistakes that can creep in. Since different temperatures have an effect on your ring size, try...

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