You have ravished my heart, my sister, my bride; you have ravished my heart with one glance of your eyes, with one bead of your necklace. - Song of Songs 4:9
There is something sacred about adorning yourself on the morning of your wedding; solemn and joyful all at once. Are you currently shopping for your bridal accessories? Here, our selection of women-run Catholic small businesses offering beautiful religious jewelry that can take on a special significance both on and long after your big day.
Atelier Zovak: Hand-cast and knotted medals, rosaries, and jewelry inspired by antique and heirloom designs.
Caritas Dei LLC: Jewelry and rosaries with a vintage sensibility, offering reproductions of antique religious medals and pieces.
CRS Ethical Trade: Ethically made jewelry benefiting small, local businesses worldwide, vetted by and contributing to Catholic Relief Services’ Fair Trade Fund.
Lillian Jude Designs: Launching soon, offering modern takes on saint medals with hand-drawn and stamped designs.
Mary With You: Clean, simple scapular and rosary bracelets in leather and cord.
My Saint My Hero: Necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings, ranging from minimalist to elaborate, with a wide range of Benedictine cross pieces in particular. Founded with deep respect for the dignity of work, the company’s pieces--for women and men--are ethically created by women artisans in several cities around the globe.
Small Things Great Love: On-trend charm bangles featuring Catholic devotions.
Stella & Tide: Delicate, feminine articles, including customizable options, featuring the saints, Our Lady, and symbols from Scripture.
For more bridal accessories we love, check out the editors’ favorites.
And tell us; how did you choose your wedding jewelry? If your pieces have a story behind them, we’d love to hear it in the comments and on our social media.