Welcome to Donna Viva ‘D’

Donna Viva ‘D’ is a collection of exquisite handmade jewellery made in Cape Town, South Africa. Each piece is handcrafted with the best quality crystals, beads, pearls and close attention to detail. 

Donna Viva ‘D’ jewellery can be purchased from the online boutique or selected boutiques nationwide. Click here to find out more and join the Facebook fan page for sparkling style updates.

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Monique on August 12th 2010 in Uncategorized

Sparkling highlights from 2010

This year has flown by but before we bid it farewell, I would like to thank you for supporting the launch of Donna Viva ‘D.’

It’s been an exciting year! In June the glamourous Nikki Greenwall wore a Donna Viva ‘D’ bracelet on The Showbiz Report, aired on e-tv every Saturday evening. Read more here.

After launching a bridal range, Donna Viva ‘D’ was featured in … magazine wedding fashion shoot in a jewel of Muizenberg, the Casa …  Read more here.

Then I had the opportunity to help recreate the stunning weddings of our favourite soap stars for TV Plus magazine. The results were stunning! Although my photos don’t do it justice, I thought I’d share the final result with you. You can also see more pictures on my Facebook fan page here.

And then my computer crashed. What a nightmare!

And just when I was starting to despair, the swimwear I’m creating with a friend under the label Asana took centre stage! We were invited to participate in…

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Monique on December 22nd 2010 in Uncategorized

Cosmopolitan Summer Fashion Show

I’m so excited! My new range of swimwear, designed under the label Anasa, will be featured in the Cosmopolitan Summer Fashion show at the One&Only this Thursday!

The styles for this season are breathtaking, so be the first to see it by booking your tickets! Find out more here.

Hope to see you there!

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Monique on November 23rd 2010 in Events

Girls’ Gift Guide

Christmas is only weeks away and it’s time to find gorgeous gifts for the ones you love. I compiled a guide to help you find beautiful handmade jewellery for all the special women in your life.  

Donna Viva ‘D’ solves the dilemma of what to give a teenage girl with our range of colourful Charm Bracelets. Find a pretty bracelet for your daughter, niece, granddaughter or BFF in her favourite colours for only R140 each.

Buy one of these charm bracelets here.

What woman could resist a show-stopping, jaw-dropping statement necklace? Impress the special lady in your life with a triple-string acrylic pearl necklace in white, pearly pink or sticking black.

Available online for R 310 here

Happy shopping!

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Monique on November 20th 2010 in Style Tips, Uncategorized

That Blue Feeling

Feeling blue has never looked this good!

Blue Earrings (coming to the online boutique soon), Blue necklace (R 95) can be found and  purchased here, and blue charm bracelet (R 140) can be purchased from the online boutique here.

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Monique on October 24th 2010 in Jewellery by Colour: Blue

Opulent Bridal Jewellery

Donna Viva ‘D’ jewellery was paired with designer wedding couture for My Wedding Day magazine, issue 6.

Stylist Heidi Finestone showcased Donna Viva ‘D’ jewellery with just the right dresses for an opulent Marie Antoinette inspired shoot. Photographer Mark Serra captured each image with precision against the lavish vintage chic backdrop of the Casa Labia in Muizenberg.

Here’s a sneak peek from the photo shoot…

This pink pearl necklace is made with shell pearls and sparkling diamante spacers. Shell pearls are made from crushing and compressing sea shells. You can find this necklace in the online boutique here.

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Monique on October 13th 2010 in Bridal Jewellery, In the media