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NEW GEMSTONES! NEW DESIGNS! NEW COLOURS!

In our tiny little shop in Rosebank, every day brings something new and exciting to look at and to think about!

Spring has come to Johannesburg, and summer is on its way.  With sunny days and warm evenings to look forward to, what could be better than a pair of dazzly dangly earrings to set the mood for fun.

DARE TO DAZZLE, featured on Instagram, is a small, brand new collection of earrings.  Each pair has been designed and made by one of our favourite South African artist-jewellers. 

The instant facelift – pop them on and you are ready for anything!

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Why Pearls?

Buying pearls, the ins and outs

Pearls are fascinating – and one of Nature’s most enchanting gifts.

Learning more about them, in theory, is relatively easy. But, as with everything, really knowing enough to make informed choices requires hands-on experience – and lots of time spent looking, touching and feeling.

There are many types of Pearls

Pearls, the various types

Pearls are created by oysters, mussels and clams. Natural pearls form when an irritant works its way into the shell. The creature secretes a fluid as a protection against this irritant. This 'nacre' is deposited in many layers, and the pearl is formed.

Originally they were completely natural. The pearl divers of the past were the stuff of legends – half-naked mermaid-like ladies who collected the oysters and their precious contents from the seabed. Or not so romantic men in canvas diving suits!

Vintage Inspiration and Victoria

Vintage Inspiration and Victoria

October 2017

Our tireless window shopper, Victoria, tries on our jewellery...

Additional Information

DC0231E Sterling Silver, 18ct Yellow Gold, Brown Sapphire and Diamond DROP EARRINGS R12,840
NB0003N Vintage Cameo PENDANT in Sterling SIlver, 18ct Yellow Gold and Garnet Setting on Handwoven Oxidised Silver Choker RR9.980
AP0237N . Sterling Silver and Onyx NECKLACE with Black Drusy Centrepiece R9,980

Vintage Inspiration

VAJ collection | Vintage Inspiration

Revisiting Jewellery Designs from the Past

This collection takes inspiration from classic jewellery designs of the past. From Ancient Egypt, the Georgian period, the Victorian era, and the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements.

These one off handmade pieces bring these timeless designs right up to date using modern techniques and gemstones

Ravishing Rubies for July

Rubies | Could there be a more bewitching colour?

Could there be a more bewitching colour?

Additional Information

DA1626E – A Pair of Sterling Silver and 18ct Rose Gold STUD EARRINGS with Rough-cut Rubies. - R3,450.

BC0164N – Oxidised Sterling Silver and 18ct Yellow Gold NECKLACE/PENDANT with Rubies and Black Diamonds. – R28,980.

MH0339R – A Sterling Silver DRESS RING set with Rough-cut and Star Rubies. – R12,460.

Pearls Birthstone for June

The perfect accessory in every shape and size

Additional Information

From left to right

EVDM0155E  : A Pair of Sterling Silver and 18ct Yellow Gold DROP EARRINGS with White Freshwater Pearls. – R4,750

FP0775N : A NECKLACE of Tahitian Pearls. – R36,000

PB0175R : A Sterling Silver, 9ct Yellow Gold, Tahitian Pearl and Diamond RING. – R10,800

It's May! Time for Emeralds

Emeralds for today's lifestyle - jewellery that you can wear from morning to night. Delightfully on trend.

Additional Information

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:
BC0017N – Fine Silver and 22ct Yellow Gold Elements and Clasp set with Diamond Slices on Emerald NECKLACE. – R26,900
BC0146R – A Sterling Silver and 22ct Yellow Gold DRESS RING set with Russian Rutile Emerald and Black Diamonds.- R14,800
AHY0383E - A Pair of Handmade Sterling Silver and 18ct Yellow Gold DROP EARRINGS with Cabochon Russian Rutile Emerald. – R6,540

Aquamarine. Delightful in all it's many guises. Brand new pieces specially created for March birthday girls!

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It's February. Amethyst. Lucky are those with this birthstone!

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"In the pink" and ready for a bright New Year.

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Fresh and Invigorating GREENERY - 2017 Pantone Colour of the Year

Tempting on-trend jewellery.

Fresh and Invigorating GREENERY - 2017 Pantone Colour of the Year

Tempting on-trend jewellery.

Each piece of jewellery at VAJ is unique. The best way to enjoy the work of these talented South African artist-jewellers is to come and visit us in Rosebank (click here for directions).

We would love to see you, but if you can not, please fill in the form on the right.
We would appreciate hearing your comments on the collection, and will gladly answer any questions.

I look forward to your visit.
Roni

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