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Our Best Date Night Ideas

OUR BEST DATE NIGHT IDEAS As a company, we not only focus on the beauty of proposals and weddings  but on the long-lasting ever-after.  Early in a marriage, couples typically have very little trouble making plans for date nights. However, date nights tend to fall to the bottom of the priority list once children are born and careers become more demanding. Sooner or later, couples discover that they are merely going through the motions of marriage and are experiencing a lack of passion and missing out on the fundamental joys of friendship and intimacy within marriage.  An important tool to...

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How to Choose Your Bridal Jewellery

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BRIDAL JEWELLERY SHOP ALL BRIDAL JEWELLERY 1. Choose personal style over ever-changing trends The wedding industry is filled with trends that shift and change each season. As each trend comes and goes, it's difficult to keep up with what's in and what's out. Don't feel pressured to chase a trend that doesn’t feel like it fits you just because it’s flooding over social media. It’s important to choose your bridal jewellery based on your personal style, sentiment or what feels right for you. Keep in mind that while your wedding photos last a lifetime, trends won't....

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Why Push Presents Are Worth The Rave

WHY PUSH PRESENTS ARE WORTH THE RAVE "Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever-fresh and radiant possibility."   - Kate Douglas Wiggin  A push present (also called a push gift) is a gift a husband or a woman's family gives the birthing mother to mark the event of her giving birth to their child. The gift may be given before labour, after labour or even while in the delivery room.   In addition to celebrating the birth of a lovely new life, it is a wonderful chance to honour the mother of the newborn child. Over the years, our staff at Miinella have enjoyed...

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A Covenant Like No Other

WE DESIGN YOUR STORY A COVENANT LIKE NO OTHER The story of this ring is a special one. It’s a story of covenant foretold in an exquisite ring designed for our CEO’s mother, Marianne, as a birthday gift.  Marianne is a woman of rare value. She is kind, loving, beautiful, and a mother like no other.⁠She is the mother of our founder, Jacomien Minnaar, and must be the luckiest woman on earth. ⁠  Jacomien, along with her father, brothers, and sisters-in-law, decided that for her 60th birthday they would give her a ring...and what a mesmerizing ring it is.  Little...

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Our Best Marriage Tips

OUR BEST MARRIAGE TIPS As a company, we not only focus on the beauty of proposals and weddings  but on the long-lasting ever-after.  Whether you’ve been married for a few months, years or you are already approaching a few decades together, we are sure by now you have come to realise that it takes more to build a lasting marriage than simply being in love. Here at Miinella, we are firm believers that a good, healthy marriage is cultivated and filled with many years of deep intentionality, and continual seasons of sowing seeds and reaping the fruit thereof. In the heart of our CEO and...

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