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This and That : new jewelry, vintage suits, giveaways, and more

Another terrific round-up of some of the latest releases in the world of weddings along with a couple of great giveaways, plus don't forget abou the this week's giveaway from Buds and Blooms.

A Jewelry Collection For The Unconventional Bride
Portland jewelry designer Sahlia Spaan introduces the first-ever Sahlia Bridal Collection - featuring contemporary, handmade sterling silver pieces accented with raw semi-precious gemstones and fresh water pearls.  The line includes one-of-a-kind necklaces, earrings, bracelets and hair accessories, as well as unique bridesmaid gifts.

New Eco Eternity Collection by Christine Mighion Jewelry
Continuing to keep the line 100% eco-friendly, designer Christine Mighion employs recycled 14k gold and certified conflict-free chocolate and white diamonds for this collection. This organic and understated, yet eye-catching and modern collection reflects Christine's feelings on "the true essence of love that stands the tests of time." The collection includes various diamond rings, unisex bands and earrings with items priced between $310 - $900.

Vintage Mens Wedding Suits & Accessories
Tweedmans Vintage is a leading online British supplier of genuine 2 & 3 piece mens vintage suits, classic Harris Tweed jackets, vintage clothes & accessories. 3 piece vintage suits from 1940's - 1980s are currently being added to the online collection.

Wedding Salon Bootcamp at Dylan's Candy Bar in NYC
This coming Monday November 8th is the last Wedding Bootcamp of the year at Dylan's Candy Bar in New York City. The Bootcamp will be taking place on the day when Dylan's Candy Bar unveils their Holiday Windows so it will be a fun and festive evening. Simply use coupon code WSLC at to receive your complimentary tickets {each ticket admits 2 into the bootcamp}.

Wedding Photographer Tara Whittaker's Special for Bay Area Brides

Tara is offering a complimentary mini-session to the first bride to book a session between Nov 9-14th. {please note, this might already be taken}

From InStyle: Win a Diamond Engagement Ring

Enter now through November 30 for a chance to win a Jean Dousset sparkler worth $10,000.

Blue Nile Contest for Ultimate Wedding Proposal

Blue Nile, Inc., the leading online retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry, today announced the launch of “Ring It. Sing It.” – an online contest that gives one lucky couple the chance to have the ultimate proposal experience. Contest closes on November 15th.

An Incredible Assortment of Glowing Gems
Visit the Valley & Co. blog for your chance to enter to win a glassybaby of your very own. {giveaway details at end of post}