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Jewellery Gift Ideas For Someone Special

A Jewellery gift is the highest expression of appreciation. When someone gifts Jewellery it is the ultimate gift of love. Jewellery gifting can be very daunting, keep reading for some insights into ideas around jewellery gifts. It is not only the person receiving the gift but also the gifter that should enjoy the process culminating in watching the joy when the jewellery gift box is opened.

Throughout the years with your beloved, there are special moments that you celebrate. From the first gift to her as your girlfriend to gifting her for your 15th wedding anniversary to the 50th anniversary! Every occasion celebrated with jewellery will be memorable, and at Jack Friedman, we have ideas on what to gift and when.

Jewellery Gift Ideas for Your Best Friend

Gifting your best friend with jewellery is very special as she will always look at the piece and think of you. Spoil your bestie with our mini heart pendants, that are perfect for matching best friend necklaces. The Mini Heart Pendant is inspired by love and is the perfect gift from the heart.

Jewellery Gift Ideas for your Girlfriend

Gift your girlfriend, a piece of Jack Friedman jewellery to show her how much you love her. The Rose Pendant is associated with love and romance; therefore, it is the perfect gift for a beloved. Express your eternal love with a rose that will last a lifetime. 

Jewellery Gift Ideas for your Fiancé

The jewellery gift you give to your fiancé resembles a promise to love her throughout your marriage. Gifting your fiancé with a jewellery gift from our Flutter collection is not only a symbol of happiness; the wings intertwined, it is a symbol of your relationship – two lives becoming one. Jack Friedman suggests gifting your fiancé a jewellery piece from the Flutter collection.

Jewellery Gift Ideas for your Wedding Day

A groom should always give his bride a gift on the wedding day, and it should be jewellery that she can wear and cherish that piece for the rest of her marriage. Something blue to wear on your wedding day has always been a tradition for many. Gift your beloved with something blue from Jack Friedman. We have ranges of Tanzanite, Sapphire, Aquamarine and Blue Topaz jewellery gift ideas.

Jewellery Gift Ideas for your 1st Anniversary 

Your 1st wedding anniversary is very important as it is the first celebration of your wedding day a year later. The perfect 1st-anniversary jewellery gift should not focus on value but should rather be a personalised jewellery gift. Our diamond initial pendants are the perfect gift as you can add complimentary engraving of the anniversary date or special message to the back of the pendant.

Jewellery Gift Ideas for your 5th Anniversary

Spoil your wife on your 5th wedding anniversary with Emeralds. Emerald gemstone is symbolic of the number 5 and represents protection, fertility and love. It is also the birthstone of the 5th month of the year. Jack Friedman has an exquisite collection of Emerald jewellery gifts. The perfect jewellery gift idea to celebrate your love. 

Jewellery Gift Ideas for your 10th Anniversary 

Your 10th wedding anniversary is very important as you have been married to the love of your life for a decade. A meaningful gift idea would be to gift your wife with a Diamond Eternity band that contains small diamonds, preferably 10 diamonds. This will allow your wife to look back and remember the meaning behind this jewellery piece. There are ranges of Diamond Bands at Jack Friedman or you can custom design a diamond band.

Jewellery Gift Ideas for your 15th Anniversary 

Pearls are a very thoughtful jewellery gift for your 15th wedding anniversary. We have different colours and types of Pearls and we use cultured and natural freshwater Pearls full of lustre. The traditional meaning of Pearls is that they symbolise everlasting love, wisdom and loyalty, the perfect gift to celebrate 15 years of marriage.

From your 10th to your 50th anniversary, every decade a jewellery gift should be given to your beloved. During traditional times, jewellery gifts for each decade ranged from tin and aluminium to china to pearls to ruby to gold. Shop our range of jewellery online or visit our jewellery stores in Johannesburg and Cape Town to find the perfect jewellery gift. We offer complimentary jewellery delivery in South Africa and complimentary engraving.

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Your Favourite Miss SA Women in Jack Friedman Jewellery

Jo-Ann Strauss

Jo-Ann Strauss is a South African model, businesswomen and public speaker. She represented her country as Miss South Africa in 2001 and numerous famous organisations as their brand ambassador. Jo-Ann is passionate about entrepreneurship and being a part of an environment that assists people in growing their businesses as well as raising funds to feed families. Jo-Ann loves her Jack Friedman Sisterhood Ring that represents the Miss SA sisterhood she has been a part of almost half of her life already!

Jo-Feb - Jack Friedman

Rolene Strauss

Rolene Strauss is a South African beauty pageant titleholder that was crowned Miss South Africa 2014 and later Miss World 2014. She is the third South African women to be crowned Miss World. Rolene is a graduated medical doctor, transformative self-confidence coach, entrepreneur, businesswoman and author. She is currently on a quest to help women rediscover their self-confidence in their professional and personal lives. Rolene’s heart skipped a beat when she tried on The Jack Friedman Oval Diamond Stud earrings with the Seven Stone Diamond Eternity Ring because they go with her Jack Friedman Oval Diamond Engagement Ring.

Liesl Laurie

Liesl is a South African beauty pageant titleholder and model crowned Miss South Africa in 2015 and represented her country as a top 10 finalists at the Miss World 2015. Today, Liesl is a Jacaranda radio presenter, model, brand ambassador and motivational speaker. After earning her title, Liesl changed her life and influenced the lives of many young South African women. Liesl will return to judge this year’s Miss SA top 30 semifinalists 2021. Liesl loves wearing her Jack Friedman Script Diamond Initial Pendant to add sparkle to her everyday outfit.

Demi-Leigh Tebow

Demi-Leigh is a South African model and beauty queen crowned Miss SA 2017 as well as Miss Universe 2017. She is the second Miss Universe winner from South Africa. Demi-Leigh pursued her dream of becoming an entrepreneur by completing her Bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurial Studies which has played a role in her launching several businesses. Constantly growing, Demi-Leigh is launching a few new businesses throughout the year. Dripping in Jack Friedman Diamonds, Demi was filled with sparkle and elegance at The Sun Arena event.

Tamaryn Green

Tamaryn is a South African model and beauty pageant titleholder crowned Miss South Africa 2018 and represented her country in Miss Universe 2018, placing the first runner-up. Tamaryn graduated with a medical degree and is currently working as a doctor. Making a difference in the lives of people by helping and healing is Tamaryn’s core focus. Tamaryn has returned to judge this year’s Miss SA top 30 semifinalists 2021. Tamaryn’s necklace was a Jack Friedman custom designed piece to be presented as her country’s gift to the Miss Universe’s Pageant.

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Pearls for Every Occasion

Choose your perfect pair of Pearls to go with any outfit or special occasion:

Wedding Day

When choosing your wedding day jewellery, you want to choose jewellery that is timeless and will compliment your wedding gown. Pearl jewellery is the perfect choice for your wedding day. Celebrities like Rolene Strauss and Ariana Grande have both opted for Pearls on their special day.

If you are wearing your hair-up or your wedding gown has a high neckline go with pearl earrings.  If you are wearing your hair down and have a gown with a low neckline go with a pearl necklace. This will add a touch of glamour and sophistication to your wedding day look.

Pearl Earrings - Jack Friedman

Date Night

Whether it’s a night out on the town with the girls or date night, pearls and diamonds are the perfect way to add glitz and glam to your outfit. Pearl and Diamond Drop Earrings paired with a Pearl and Diamond Ring will add the extra sparkle to your look.

Casual Day Out

The great thing about Pearls is that they elevate and compliment any look. Put on a pair of trendy Pearl Drop Earrings when you are looking to take your casual outfit to the next level.

Looking for a pop of colour to add to your everyday outfit, you can’t go wrong with Pink Pearl Studs.

Jack Friedman has an exquisite range of Pearl Jewellery for any occasion.

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Things you need to know about Pearls

Gemstone Pearls

Pearls are the only gemstone that is produced in a living creature, within the soft tissue of a shelled oyster. All other gemstones come from and are created beneath the Earth’s crust. The most valuable pearls are South Sea pearls which are referred to as the Roll Royce of pearls. The Champagne colour of the South Sea pearls are the most valuable.

Natural Pearls

Natural pearls are one of the rarest jewels in the world. Less than 1% of pearls used in jewellery today are natural pearls. The 99% of pearls that are available are said to be cultivated pearls which don’t come from the natural source.

The First Pearl

Using carbon dating, scientists back tracked that the gemstone was over 7500 years of age. It was found in the United Arab Emirates. Before finding this pearl, the oldest pearl was believed to be under 5000 years old.

June Birthstone

People born in June have pearls as their birthstone. Pearls symbolise loyalty, clarity and purity, which makes pearl jewellery the perfect gift for a special friend or family member.

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Jack Friedman Pearls

At Jack Friedman, we create pearl jewellery pieces for any age and every occasion. We have lots of colours and types of pearls and we use natural freshwater and Akoya/seawater pearls full of lustre. We have added some diamonds to some of our pearl jewellery to bring out that extra little sparkle and add that special touch.

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Matching the Perfect Pearls

Pearl Jewellery Collection - Jack Friedman

Jack Friedman searches through thousands and thousands of pearls to find the perfect match. This takes a great eye as no two pearls are the same. There are three factors that you need to consider when matching the perfect pearls for pearl jewellery. At Jack Friedman we take each of these factors into consideration when matching the perfect freshwater pearls for necklaces, earrings, rings and bracelets. 

Firstly, measuring the the size of the pearls with a measuring gauge identifies whether there are size similarities. To find two perfectly matched pearls the height and width have to be exactly the same or as close as possible.

The next important detail to look at is the pearl colour. There are many shades of white, therefore, when finding two that match perfectly its extremely valuable. There are also ranges of pinks, greys, purples, greens, chocolate, blues, champagne and lavender pearls for you to choose from.

Lastly and most importantly when identifying the perfect pearl jewellery, the luster plays a huge role. The luster represents how much shine a pearl has and at Jack Friedman we only provide customers with pearls that have the deepest luster.
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The Season Finale Ended with a Jack Friedman Ring

In the season finale, Qiniso handed the final rose to handsome and confident digital marketer Gareth, while he gave her a custom designed Jack Friedman ring as a symbol of his love. When Qiniso met with Howard Friedman, she expressed that she wanted a classic yet modern design. Howard revolutionised Jack Friedman’s Unique Instinct Design with an exquisite Oval diamond and encapsulated the band in diamonds.

The Bachelorette Qiniso & Gareth

Qiniso’s ring design portrays strong classic features while expressing feminine sexiness. The Oval Instinct Pave Ring is set in 18ct White Gold with a 1ct Oval Centre Diamond and a pave band with 18 small diamonds. The Instinct setting allows for an infinite number of wedding bands to fit flush while the appearance of your diamond is evident from every angle. The highest level of engineering has gone into the creation of the Instinct, created to perfection by our jewellery professionals. The most exquisite detail is placed into the creation of Jack Friedman Engagement Rings, making your ring personalised, unique and tells a story.

Jack Friedman The Bacherlorette Oval Instinct

After many ups and downs, laughs and tears, Qiniso reached the end of her journey. Not only finding love with Gareth but with her very own Oval Instinct Pave Jack Friedman ring She is sparkling with touches of Jack Friedman diamonds. She added the right amount of sparkle to her dress with a Diamond Star Earring Cuff and Diamond Bar Drop Earrings which are elegant yet classic pieces.

Qiniso The Bachelorette

Qiniso’s inspiration for the oval diamond came from the Zulu culture, the Isicholo hat that was worn as a sign of respect to one’s husband and his family. CEO – Howard Friedman – sketching the Oval Instinct Pave Ring in detail to ensure the perfect design was created.

Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Final Episode Sketch Oval Ring

Unfortunately for Swazi, his journey with Qiniso came to an end. Swazi poured his heart out in the finale episode with a ring in hand. Although their relationship had grown so much together throughout the show, she couldn’t accept this Jack Friedman Ring. Swazi presented a Round Halo Ring to Qiniso as a sign of his love. The diamonds surrounding the ring attract the light, forming a glittering halo which creates rainbow colours to sparkle in your diamond.

The Bachelorette Ring

At Jack Friedman we can custom design the ring of your dreams, no detail or design is too complicated! Enquire online or visit our stores to view our ranges of exquisite engagement rings. Stay tuned and catch up on some of the juicy Q&A takeover’s on the Jack Friedman Instagram account each week.

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Three Men, Three Families, but only Two Roses!

This week on The Bachelorette, Qiniso has to make a monumental choice. There are three men left vying for her heart, and she gets to know them better and got to meet their families. It was an episode filled with love, laughter, awkward moments, tough conversations and heartbreak.

Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Episode14 Justin & Qiniso
Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Episode14 Justins Family

Justin took Qiniso on an active date as the two took to the water in a canoe. Justin’s parents arrived to meet a very nervous Qiniso. The four sat around a table and discussed their relationship and future. Qiniso and Justin’s father got on like a house on fire, and she could see the close family bond Justin has.

Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Episode 14 Gareth & Qiniso
Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Episode14 Gareth Family

Gareth takes Qiniso kloofing and she meets his mother and sister. The tomboy Qiniso loved the date and the two got even closer as Gareth prepared her for his family as he reassured her that everything would go well. Everyone got on like a house on fire, both Gareth’s mother and sister seemed genuinely happy for Gaz and Q.

Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Episode14 Swazi & Qiniso
Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Episode14 Swazi Family

Swazi hung out with Qiniso as they ziplined on their adventurous outing. Qiniso got the opportunity to meet his mother and sister, who were very warm towards her from the beginning, giving her a really warm and excited welcome. Swazi’s mom was very happy to observe their littler private jokes as she could see they knew each other very well. After meeting Swazi’s parents, the couple spent more time together in which he placed doubt into her mind as he expressed that he does not want her to feel pressured to choose him.

Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Episode14 Qiniso Ruby Diamond Jewellery

After a very emotional time meeting the gentlemen’s families, Qiniso stood in front of the top three, having to make her toughest decision so far. The ruby and diamond jewellery added a soft touch of elegance to Qiniso’s fiery cocktail dress. Jack Friedman has a range of exquisite ruby jewellery to suit all occasions.

Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Episode14 Qiniso Gareth Swazi

She chose Swazi first, leaving Gareth and Justin. She was unsure whether she would fit into Gareth’s family yet, but she didn’t know if she had a romantic connection with Justin yet. At the end she gave the second rose to Gareth, and Justin was left having a bittersweet feeling.

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The Men Tell All on The Bachelorette SA

On this week’s episode of The Bachelorette SA, the big characters from the season bare it all as they dish the dirt in a very special, socially distanced episode. Qiniso reveals shocking memories, confronts difficult questions, and sets the record straight.

Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Episode 13 Men Tell All

The gentlemen in the Men Tell All, who lit up South Africa with many memorable moments, are Vuyani, Franco, Kyran, Aviwe, Ruan, Lunga, Peter, Dylan, Craig and Cameron.

Peter drops a bombshell, that he is has found love and is very happy. Kyran finally faces Qiniso after the dramatic exit of the season, he expressed to Qiniso his regret at how his bad phrasing had hurt Qiniso.

Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Episode13 Qiniso

Qiniso speaks her truth, gets closure and answers tough questions. She reflected elegance and exquisite beauty with her Jack Friedman Tanzanite Jewellery.

Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Episode13 Ruan

Ruan always staying true to himself, expressed that Qiniso placed him back in his shell and he isn’t running from love, nor searching for it. He expressed when he finds love it will be at the right time and when it’s meant to be. He still wears and loves his Jack Friedman Naturalist Tagg’d Pendant that Qiniso gifted him.

Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Episode13 Vuyani

One of the men we thought would stay on the show longer, was Vuyani, but his time was cut short when Qiniso and his relationship stopped progressing. Although we could all see he was sad to go, he has accepted Qiniso’s decision and only has positive things to say about her. He dressed up his outfit with the Jack Friedman Bad Boy Tagg’d Pendant that Qiniso gifted him.

Jack Friedman The Bachelorette Episode13

With only 3 men left, we are about to meet their parents. This is a crucial time because getting along with family is very important to all three men. Whose family do you think Qiniso will get along with the most?

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Whose parents does Qiniso want to meet?

This week on The Bachelorette SA, the men have a glorious chance to solidify their relationships with Qiniso in an episode that is filled with adventure, difficult conversations, fun and romance.

The Bachelorette Qiniso- Jack Friedman

Qiniso gets to know the last four men more intimately as she gets the chance to go on an all-day date with each of them. She has to make the right decision, and so these dates are all important. Justin wears his Competitive Tagg’d Pendant on their one on one date, showing Qiniso how much he loves it.

The Bachelorette Qiniso- Jack Friedman

Swazi gets steamy in the jacuzzi. Although it’s clear that Qiniso and Swazi have a strong relationship. When Swazi accepted the fantasy suit card, Qiniso made it clear that it wasn’t the right time for them, ending the date with separate rooms.

The Bachelorette Vuyani- Jack Friedman

Vuyani showed off his bad boy side, by getting down and dirty quad biking. He wore his Bad Boy Tagg’d Initial Pendant gifted by Qiniso. Vuyani also accepted the fantasy suit date card but Qiniso felt they weren’t at that stage in their relationship.

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Gareth shows his interest in Qiniso by accepting the fantasy suit card, allowing Qiniso to feel comfortable too. Gareth wore his Mechanic Tagg’d Pendant showing off his strong manly side. Each one-on-one date allowed Qiniso to grow her relationships, getting closer to finding her perfect match. Gareth, Justin, Swazi and Vuyani loved their Jack Friedman Tagg’d Pendant gifted from Qiniso.

The Bachelorette Qiniso- Jack Friedman

Qiniso glitzed up her outfit with cognac diamond jewellery pieces. Fancy yellow diamonds and fairy lights sparkled the night away! The fancy colour diamonds are valued precisely for the intensity and distribution of their colours. Each piece added brilliant sparkles and glam to the night.

The Bachelorette Qiniso- Jack Friedman

The suspense didn’t stop after the dates and invites, because there was still another rose ceremony on the cards. One man has to go home. Many saw Vuyani making it to the top three, but just as many saw his exit as inevitable. With only three men remaining , the next episode Qiniso gets to meet each of the men’s parents to truly see if their relationship has a future.

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Tagg your Man with Jack Friedman: How to choose the perfect gift for the special man in your life?

Here at Jack Friedman, we aim to give our customers the best quality products that astonish you and constantly takes your breath away. If you are trying to find a gift for someone special in your life, such as your husband or boyfriend, and you would like to get them something unique that will befit them and astound them every day, look no further.

Now introducing Jack Friedman’s new exciting and much awaited men’s jewellery collection- The Tagg’d collection. This ensemble of gorgeous neck pieces offers men a wide selection of pieces that are fitting to every single personality.

While looking through the vast and incredible collection of men’s jewellery, keep your partner’s personality in mind and the different activities they do or perhaps the types of dates that you have together, to pick the perfect one for them.

The Adventurer Tagg’d Pendant

Rectangle Gold Necklace

This Pendant is fitting for a partner that enjoys being adventurous and doing courageous activities. Being pushed out of his comfort zone and living life on the edge, is who he is and what he truly enjoys. His ideal date is sky diving or quad biking through breathtaking landscapes with you holding him closely.

The Bad Boy Tagg’d Pendant

Jack Friedman Bad Boy Black Necklace

This piece is sure to pair well to a very social person, known as the life of the party. They aim to keep you laughing and happy even amongst a crowd of people. Clubbing all night and having the most fun with you is their ideal date.

The Competitive Tagg’d Pendant

Gold Soccer Pendant Necklace

A sporty and competitive guy will truly appreciate this pendant, as the type of ball is customisable to any sport that your partner might favour. The pendant will be ideal for a person who has enjoyed sports his whole life. He watches every sports game and wears the team’s jersey. His ideal date is going to watch his favourite sports team at the stadium with you holding his hand, celebrating all the victories and the losses.

The Intellectual Tagg’d Pendant

Gold Tree Style Necklace

This tagg’d pendant will match a partner that enjoys reading, learning, and studying new theories; hence he is extremely intelligent. Taking care of his lover is a priority, he is always respectful. His ideal date is curling up in a warm a cozy blanket with the one he loves, reading beautiful words while letting their imagination run wild.

The Mechanic Tagg’d Pendant

Jack Friedman Mechanic-Black Necklace

This pendent is ideal for a handy man that can fix anything that is broken. One that enjoys being challenged and busy. An ideal date would be quality time with his lover. His perfect date is one where he gives his soulmate something that he has built with his own hands, then finishing the day with a good hearty meal.

The Naturalist Tagg’d Pendant

Oval Gold Necklace

If he enjoys being in the outdoors and is very intune with nature, he might fancy this piece. Having an impact on the world is important to him. His ideal date is to hike his favourite trails atop a mountain, to have a picnic accompanied with a beautiful sight, you, and of course the landscape.

The Romantic Tagg’d Pendant

Gold Square Necklace

This final pendant is one that will surely go well with a true gentleman, that enjoys spending meaningful time with family and friends. He is a considerate lover, always putting his beloved first. An ideal date would be dinner on a private beach with a table filled with great food, rose petals and chocolate covered strawberries.

Jack Friedman is the upcoming leader in men’s jewellery.  It will be meaningful to buy the ideal gift that will compliment that special man in your life’s attributes and style. Check out the Tagg’d collection in our men’s jewellery collection to pick the special gift that will make your partner smile endlessly.

The Palesa Crown

2014 - 2016

When Rolene Strauss, Miss South Africa 2014 (who became Miss World 2014), was announced at Sun City, she was crowned with a brand new glittering masterpiece worthy of her prestigious title. 

The team at Jack Friedman Jewellers wanted something that was both elegant and memorable. They decided to make the crown from platinum, one of the rarest elements in the earths crust, and synonymous with South Africa which accounts for 80 percent of world production. The precious metal in the Miss SA 2014 crown comes from Anglo American Platinum.

Miss South Africa 2014 - Miss World 2014

The Enhle Crown

2016 - 2018

A symbol of royalty the Enhle crown was an exquisite design by Jack Friedman. This pushed the boundaries of Jewellery design and we ensured that all the Miss South African woman who wear this crown feel and look like a queen.

Each name the Miss South Africa winners are engraved on the base.