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Published July 26th 2012
Jewellery that is more affordable than you realise
From what began in England is also a stunning success here in Sydney; and also in Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Hardy Brothers Jewellers here in Sydney were previously at Skygarden Shopping Centre on Pitt Street Mall. This was life before Westfield Sydney. Since 2009, Hardy Brothers Sydney have established home in Sydney's fashionable Castlereagh Street. This end of the city (from King Street to Martin Place) is equivalent to the Paris end of Collins Street in Melbourne.
The vault where some of the most expensive Hardy Brothers jewellery is displayed
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Stunning silver and gold jewellery. You would be forgiven for thinking that this jewellery is outside of your price range. Think again. You can buy a stunning silver ring or a set of quality silver earrings for only $150. Their prices range from $148 to a couple of a million dollars for this beautiful jewellery. It is easy to feel opulent in this establishment.
It is John Hardy that many of us need to thank. Hardy Brothers has been around in Sydney for at least 35 years. Jewellery, glasswares and watch repairs are their forte. It is this business that is responsible for also crafting The Melbourne Cup every year.
You can never have too much jewellery. Normally reserved for their premier card members, I was invited to a special party at their Sydney store recently. This was a night where a handful of their customers were treated to some beautiful canapes. The frittata was my favourite. Red wine was served, and the glasses of Moet were also fantastic. For those guests who just wanted some water, San Pellegrino was provided.
Fiona preparing my purchase before giving it to me
I really needed another new pair of earrings to compliment my Georgini collection, of which my writing business awarded me this jewellery. It was awesome to have just added a set of Hardy Brothers silver earrings to that collection as well. Fiona Hart (one of their sales associates) was really helpful. It was amazing that I was allowed to use a $100 gift voucher that was awarded to me. I came home with a beautiful set of silver earrings for only $49, and I earnt almost 100 Qantas Frequent Flyer points on my American Express card as a result; and yet this purchase has already been paid off. I am definitely delighted with my purchase. Cleaning and care instructions were also provided.
The store is elegant and beautiful. The staff are delightful. The service is fantastic. Your purchase is naturally bagged up for you with a ribbon tied to the top. A great place to reward yourself. In my case: for the bonuses scored with my writing and all the hard work I have put into my writing business, for my birthday next week and a great 'welcome back to Sydney' present for myself. Also buying jewellery here serves as a great reward if you have recently paid off some debt - something of which yours truly has also done recently.
The beautiful ambience inside the Sydney City store
Once again, the jewellery here is more affordable than you realise. Whenever you would like to buy some quality silver jewellery in particular, then make your way to 60 Castlereagh Street and pamper yourself. You absolutely deserve it.
Great customer service at Hardy Brothers Jewellers