With a natural enthusiasm for distinct, interesting and often simply a little wacky antique, vintage and handmade jewellery, Catherine has actually matured in a world surrounded by gorgeous gems. The youngest child of Helen Badge – the much and vibrant enjoyed owner of prominent antique jewellery stores in Adelaide and Melbourne for over thirty 5 years – Catherine brings a special eye and positive design to her own Kate Badge Gem Store.
With each piece of jewellery being hand selected or personally created by Catherine, she provides a wealth of experience to help you in picking the ideal piece from her beautiful mixed drink or vintage ring collection. Kate Badge likewise uses a ‘bespoke’ made to buy style and manufacture service for diamond engagement and unique celebration rings.
The mix of Catherine’s experience with vintage and antique pieces and her love of style and brilliant colour
Hawkeye has actually taken on board the archives of the late Mary Lipshut, previously a purchaser for Myer and Georges and developer of South Yarra’s best-kept-fashion-secret, ML Vintage. Rather of cutting her losses, Mary, at the prompting of Italian Style’s Anna Piaggi, kept the beautiful pieces for posterity, prior to ultimately opening her shop for pioneering vintage connoisseurs.
A 14K yellow gold articulated diamond line bracelet set with 57 round dazzling cut diamonds of consistent size with a box and figure 8 clasp. Overall approximated diamond weight of 3.10 ct