Viennese jeweller Jacqueline Lillie is visiting our sun-soaked shores. Jacqueline is an artist of outstanding talent and has influenced generations of young artists with her refined and articulate work. You have a rare and limited opportunity to see some of Jacqueline’s work at Jewels on Queen, that fabulous establishment run by Anne and Nell Schofield, from May 30th until the 8th of June. All pieces on display are for sale. Read More at lorriegrahamblog.com
It was wonderful to see all our friends and make some new ones at our Oysters Bubbles and Pearls event the other night. Bringing together lovers of jewelry and art, the evening went off with a bang! We are now planning our next event - a talk on the history of pearling in Broome by Marlikka Perdrisat at 2pm, Sunday May 12. Marlikka is a young indigenous woman from Broome - the pearl capital of Australia - and has worked in the industry there for many years. Her grandfather was Broome's head pearl diver and she has lots of fascinating stories to [...]
Born of the ocean, Venus, the goddess of love was blown ashore upon a giant clam ... or so the story goes. She was traditionally celebrated by the ancient Romans in April so in her honour we've gathered some seductive oceanic jewellery to share with you this month. Pearls, coral, shells and other sea-themed jewels are now on display in our shop and in our mothership Anne Schofield Antiques. There's something to adorn every goddess from the most humble to the wildly extravagant. Scroll down to see some of the treasures from our sea chest. To compliment our jewels, we are delighted [...]
This Saturday March 30 at 12.30pm Jewels on Queen will host Turkish author and jeweller Oytun Camcigil for a special talk on the magical properties of Turkmen jewellery. Born in Istanbul, Oytun developed an interest in antique jewellery from the Middle East and Central Asia. As a student of architecture, she started collecting antique silver pieces from different eras and later drew inspiration from them when she began creating her own unique jewellery. In 2017 Oytun celebrated her extensive collection in a beautiful photographic book Eastern Treasures, which gives a rare insight into the workmanship and deep meaning of these exquisite jewels. Join us in the shop this [...]
"To-morrow is Saint Valentine's day, All in the morning betime, And I a maid at your window, To be your Valentine." - Ophelia, William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' Gold Filigree Earrings - West India T'is true - tomorrow lovers the world over unleash their inner poets and get all romantic. And we're [...]
Happy Lunar New Year! Today's new moon marks the start of twelve whole months of good fortune and luck. And with Valentine's Day just around the corner, we thought we'd celebrate the auspicious mood in the air by shining a light on some of our favourite heart-shaped jewels. In a series of photographs by Lorrie Graham, our Queen of Hearts, Odetta models some seriously stunning pieces from our collection and that of our mothership, Anne Schofield Antiques. The images and the jewels themselves are on display in our shop at 40 Queen Street Woollahra. We look forward to seeing you lovers soon!