The Making Of: A Diamond Tiara
“It was June 2021; the start of COVID Lockdown 2.0 in Sydney. The Matthew Ely Queen St boutique, along with all other retail and hospitality venues across the state, had officially shut up shop.
Some people were making sourdough.
Others were embracing Netflix and Zoom drinks.
Matthew was embarking of one of his most remarkable custom-made projects to date – a diamond and pearl wedding tiara, which could be also worn as a necklace.
650 hours. 11 South Sea Pearls. 580 diamonds, weighing 40.25cts.
Here’s how it began…